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Some of the smart features available for Home phone

By Annphilip Subscribe to RSS | March 16th 2012 | Views:

Home phones available today has many advanced options compared to earlier phones. This gives the chance to use home phones in a beneficial way. Most of the telecommunication companies in the U.S are offering home phone services at competitive prices. Some service providers like Charter telephone is giving services that blend with the current life style.

Some of the features that can be added to the existing home phone are as follows –

Caller ID- By adding this feature in your home phone, you can recognize the person who is calling you. This feature is more useful when you are busy with something else. You can check the Caller ID number and ring him back. A Caller ID can help you from not missing any urgent calls.

Call waiting- Call waiting feature is just like an extra line added to your home phone. When you are talking to a person, the call waiting option gives a soft beep to alert you about another call. The option allows you to attend the second call, when you are already on a call. For many the call waiting option made the use of a second line unnecessary, thus reducing the net cost for the home phone service.

Anonymous call rejection – Calls from strangers are really a headache. Some people get into troubles by attending phone calls from unknown persons. To avoid such circumstances, it is better to block unwanted calls from unidentified sources. By opting for this option, your phone won’t even ring for these calls.

Voice mail- This option gives you the chance to avoid missing important calls. When you are busy with some work and is not able to attend the call, then the caller has the option to leave a voice message in your number. When you are free, you can check voice mail and answer for the call. Some home phone companies even give the option to record your message and answer it for you on your absence. This is one of the advanced features available in home phones.

Call Screening- With this option you can select nearly 12 phone numbers of callers and direct it to a voice message that states that calls are not currently being accepted.

Caller ID on your TV- This feature gives you the option to view phone numbers when someone calls while you are enjoying your favorite movie. You don’t have to get up from the couch when you are watching a movie climax. You can decide whether to attend the call or not without taking your eyes off the television screen. By having this option on your home phone, you can manage two tasks at a time.

3-way calling – When you want to talk to more than two friends at a time, then this one of the best available options. If you want to share about the theatre performance you watched last week with a couple of friends, then you can very well do it with the 3-way calling option. This option also helps you to chat with more family members at a time.

Affordable long distance plans- Unlike traditional phone plans, the phone plans that are available today are cheaper. So you don’t have to worry about the huge phone bills. You can keep in touch with your friends and family residing in other part of the same country or other country at a reasonable cost. Most of the telecommunication companies like Charter Telephone is offering various long distance phone plans at competitive prices.

Call forwarding variables – This option allow you to forward all incoming calls to a different number where you are reachable. This will make you sure that you are not missing any important calls.

Annphilip - About Author:
As a freelancer, Ann is interested in writing about different electronic equipments and its features. Whenever there is scarcity for data, she calls her friends from her Charter Telephone to collect information.

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