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#45004 by dman
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:19 pm
If you want to lock in Premier as a premium service and make sure everyone uses it. Allow all Premier 411 calls to be automatically forwarded to free 800-Goog411 calls. Premier service would easily pay for it's self in very little time and save users even more money. I dont think the other VOIP competitior are doing this either.

If you like this idea and use it - please give me Premier service for life for free.
#45007 by caseybea
Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:29 pm
411 and google's automated goog-411 are totally different. Real 411 can be used to look up PEOPLE; goog-411 locates businesses only. Program your handset for goog-411 as a speed dial, you're all set. I personally don't see how tying 411 to goog-411 (which is free...) is something that would draw people to a paid subscription service.

If you want to get people to switch, then hook up google-voice extensions for the telo AND hub :cool:

My $0.02.
#45009 by dman
Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:42 pm
I guess I already know the people I'm trying to call and their phone number. So most of my 411 calls are to locate a business. I use Goog411 when I need to make a call but my family and guest at my house might not be so disciplined; which ends up costing money. That is where automatically connecting to 800 Goog411 would save me some dough.

Finally, I guess GE thought it was a good idea when they added a Goog411 button to their Dect 6.0 phones. :D

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/B0016GE5P8/ref=dp_image_0?ie=UTF8&n=172282&s=electronics
Last edited by dman on Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:57 pm, edited 1 time in total.
#45010 by daet
Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:56 pm
dman wrote:If you want to lock in Premier as a premium service and make sure everyone uses it. Allow all Premier 411 calls to be automatically forwarded to free 800-Goog411 calls. Premier service would easily pay for it's self in very little time and save users even more money. I dont think the other VOIP competitior are doing this either.

Program it as a speed-dial # on your telephone.
#45011 by dman
Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:02 pm
Once again, I might know how to use the speed dial features but my kids, wife and older parents don't... they just dial 411 and I pay the bill. If I could make sure everyone that uses my phone connected to 800-Goog411 I'll save money on those calls.
#45101 by dman
Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:18 pm
joeed2 wrote:Is there a way to block all outgoing 411 calls? What if you removed your credit card from the biling section of Ooma.


There might be a way to remove the credit card information but I don't think that will stop them from billing me. If I don't pay the bill, I'm sure they can shut my service off. :cry:
#45109 by Davesworld
Wed Feb 03, 2010 4:20 pm
caseybea wrote:If you want to get people to switch, then hook up google-voice extensions for the telo AND hub :cool:

My $0.02.


Except that google voice extensions are a feature of Freeswitch which the Telo uses whereas the Hub uses Asterisk. This is not to say that a firmware using Freeswitch could not be made for the Hub.

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