Latest posts by Dennis Peng

Uncle Sam launches big new attack on robocallers in the U.S. and abroad
  • August 17, 2023
The Federal Trade Commission announced its latest effort to stop illegal robocalls—Operation Stop Scam Calls. Find out what makes this program stand out from the other federal attempts to keep fraudsters from ringing your phones. [Read More]
Posted in Blog
Scammers are using AI to impersonate your loved ones. Here’s what to do
  • March 27, 2023
Imagine you get a call from your grandchild. They sound scared and are talking fast, telling you about how they’ve been arrested and are using their one phone call to get in contact with you. You ask what happened, and they say there’s no time to explain, but you can help by sending them money. [Read More]
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How to add home phone service to Starlink satellite internet
  • February 14, 2023
Ooma customers who turn their eyes to the sky and sign up for the new Starlink satellite internet service, an offering from Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket venture, can rest assured that Ooma Telo home phone service is Starlink compatible. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
What’s the Difference Between Fixed VoIP and Non-Fixed VoIP Phone Numbers?
  • February 16, 2022
Have you seen the terms fixed VoIP and non-fixed VoIP but aren’t sure about the difference? Get the answers here.As we all. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
Ooma fights internet congestion with Adaptive Forward Error Correction technology.
  • January 26, 2022
Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is a proven, popular way to make phone calls, but the quality of the connection isn’t always ideal. The trouble is sometimes due to internet congestion rather than any problems with hardware, software or the VoIP service provider. That’s why Ooma recently added Adaptive Forward Error Correction (AFEC) technology. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
What Is a VoIP Number? And why your business needs one.
  • January 14, 2022
Have you heard people talking about VoIP numbers? If so, you may be wondering what a VoIP number is, what the letters stand for, and how the technology works. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
Landline phones are fading away: Here are two alternatives to stay connected
  • July 23, 2021
Hard-wired telephone landlines have been around for more than 100 years. However, today’s changing communications technology may render them extinct.As one cultural commentary in. [Read More]
Posted in Business Blog
Low-cost landline alternative for seniors
  • May 27, 2021
It’s challenging to find senior home phone services that are low in cost, easy to use, and offer a comfortable level of technology. Ooma Telo is a residential Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone service that’s an effective low-cost landline phone alternative for seniors. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Home Phone Calculator: How Much Can You Save by Switching to VoIP?
  • May 24, 2021
Telephones are a necessity in today’s world, but you don’t need to limit your choices to the plans available from traditional phone companies. There are alternatives from Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). VoIP home phone providers, such as Ooma, transmit your calls over the Internet, rather than through traditional telephone cables or cell towers, at much lower rates. How much can you save by switching to Ooma? Read on to find out. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Three ways to connect on Mother’s Day 2021
  • May 6, 2021
It’s nearly Mother’s Day. A 2020 survey found that 75% of Americans plan to send a gift for Mother’s Day. Beyond sending a gift, staying in touch by phone regularly is a popular choice. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
How to affordably make international calls to family in Venezuela.
  • April 15, 2021
Venezuelan traditions and cultures are alive and strong. Even amidst the raging financial crisis, events such as Feria de. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Affordable International Rates Keep You Connected to Poland
  • March 31, 2021
The Christmas markets of Poland are festive events. Decorated with twinkling lights and often set in historic neighborhoods, they’re a Christmas tradition for families and friends. Typically, visitors stroll through the markets, shopping for. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Affordable International Calls to Mexico
  • February 8, 2021
In 2020, staying connected with family, near and far, has become a lot more challenging. You might not feel comfortable traveling to Mexico to see family right now. Fortunately, calling Mexico from the U.S. is still an option, even if money is tight this year. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
How to avoid package theft at your front door.
  • December 29, 2020
You’ve seen it on the news; you’ve seen it on social media; and you’ve heard about it from your neighbors. Package theft is a serious problem!About. [Read More]
Posted in Home Security Blog
Stay Connected to Germany During Oktoberfest
  • October 27, 2020
Dating back to 1810, the Oktoberfest tradition began with a daylong festival honoring the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig. More than 200 years later, the festival has evolved into a global phenomenon. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Best way to call India from the US during Diwali.
  • October 16, 2020
The festival of lights, Diwali, is one of India’s most important holidays, celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Buddhists, Sikhs, and secular people, too.The people of India celebrate Diwali in a wide variety of ways, depending on family traditions and. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Best International Calling App for Traveling to South Korea
  • September 22, 2020
The Busan Fireworks Festival is a major festival in South Korea, attracting more than a million visitors to the annual. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Celebrating New Year’s in Brazil: Using the Ooma app for international calls.
  • August 6, 2020
When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2018, the crowd celebrating the new year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will likely be the largest in its history.Last year, more than. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Calling Friends and Family in Colombia
  • July 16, 2020
Every year on July 20th, there are celebrations around the world for Colombian Independence Day. The date is. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog
Blocking Unwanted Calls: What you can do about robocalls and telemarketers.
  • February 5, 2020
For many of us, robocalls, spammers, and telemarketers seem to have taken over our phones. In fact, there's a 50 percent chance that your next incoming call will be from a spammer rather than someone you know. [Read More]
Posted in Home Phone Blog