I stand corrected on the 900 number comment.gjwhitehorn wrote:murphy wrote:Can someone who has a landline with free long distance capability (It is a 900 number) make the measurement?
I'm wondering what the delay is on a copper circuit.
500 ms seems high by a factor of 10.gjwhitehorn wrote:Also, it's not a "900" number like you're probably thinking. 1-900 numbers, the ones that charge exorbitant fees for connecting, ONLY use the area code 900 -- not 901, 902, 903, or anything else -- and those fees would apply to anyone, even people with free long distance. My area code is 903. 909 is just another area code. And I'm curious, how do you not have free long distance? I thought most companies offered that. We're on at&t and ours is unlimited; we pay $35/month for the phone plan (before taxes and fees, of course).
I have a budget Verizon land line for my alarm system. $16 per month and over half of that is taxes and fees. It only has measured local calling. No regional calling and no long distance calling.
Ooma provides for my telephone needs.