/broadband phones – AT&T CallVantage
it comes to Internet/broadband phone service, you had to
know that AT&T wouldn’t be too far behind.
CallVantage is the name of their new Internet/broadband
phone service and it does live up to the AT&T name.
Vonage and BroadVoice,
AT&T CallVantage has some top services and
functionality that will make you the envy of every one or your
peers. At about $50
per month, it’s also priced like Vonage and includes a second
AT&T service however, has some distinct advantages that we see
in its operational model that Vonage and BroadVoice do not have.
It is these services that make this a premium product for
us though there are also many that won’t see the big deal:
CallVantage allows you to place a default go-to number on
your account, just in case your Internet connection goes down.
Remember, if you lose your Internet connection, you
lose your phone. Even
though Vonage and BroadVoice allow you to forward your number
to a different telephone, how are you going to use it unless
you have a dialup connection and of course that requires a
AT&T solved the problem simply by allowing you to default
to a given number if your connection goes down, thereby
preventing you from losing phone calls.
really top feature in the AT&T Internet/broadband phone
service bank however, is the ability to record and send
phone message to a group of people.
Let’s say that you store your group of employees phone
numbers online and you want to schedule an important meeting
or you have a morning that has a weather delay.
AT&T allows you to record this message from home
and send it to your entire list.
So rather than make 30-40 calls, you record it once and