Advantages and Disadvantages of VoIP Providers and FXO Devices

If you want to connect to 'real' phone lines, it may be difficult for you to decide whether to sign up with a VoIP provider or purchase an FXO device. Here are the advantages and disadvantages with both solutions to help you decide which one is best for your situation:
  1. VoIP gateway provider:

  2. FXO device:

If you would like to use a VoIP provider, see the following page for a list of recommended providers you can try out: http://www.nch.com.au/talk/sip.html
If you want to purchase an FXO device, see the following page for a list of recommended FXO adapter devices: http://www.nch.com.au/hardware/fxo.html