Questions & Answers About Wireless
Q: How Does a Wireless Home Phone
existing corded or cordless telephone into the Wireless
Home Phone base unit, plug the base unit into a power
outlet, turn on the base unit, and you’re ready to make
or receive calls. Your calls connect through the
I Want a Wireless Home Phone?
reason is to save money. A Wireless Home Phone
costs about $10 to $20 per month...far cheaper than a
wired telephone. You get Long Distance, Voice Mail
and all the convenient Calling
Features at no additional cost. It's
portable...you can use the same phone base unit in
almost any location including places where phones aren't
There are more good reasons on our Pros
Use My Existing Home Phone Number?
can transfer your home number and even use your existing
telephones. If you have DSL Internet and a home phone,
please check with your Internet provider first before
transferring your phone number to avoid any disruption
in service. The Wireless Home Phone may not be
compatible with your DVR or satellite TV system – please
check with your provider.
Make & Receive Calls During a Power Outage?
Wireless Home Phone lets you stay in touch, even if you
lose power. The Wireless Home Phone device is equipped
with a battery allowing for approximately 25
of standby time and
3 hours of talk time. As long as your home
telephone doesn’t require an electrical outlet, you’ll
be able to make or receive calls.
Wireless Home Phone Call 911?
are routed based on the wireless network’s automatic
location technology, but you may have to provide your
location address to emergency responders.
Wireless Home Phone Require a Computer or a Broadband
Wireless Home Phone doesn’t require an Internet
connection to make or receive calls.
Pay the Same Way I Pay the Phone Company?
A: In some
cases, yes, but more common is to charge your bill to a
credit or debit card. Most, if not all services,
allow you to automatically charge your bill to your
credit/debit card each month. Some services also
offer the option to buy prepaid cards and refill the
Wireless Home Phone as you would a Prepaid cellular
the Difference Between a "Cordless" Phone and a
the 2 terms actually mean the same thing, a "Wireless"
phone refers to a phone that communicates with a
cellular network and is meant to be used in any location
where there is cellular coverage. A "Cordless"
phone refers to a phone that communicates with a nearby
base unit that is plugged into a telephone network and a
power socket, and is meant to be used within a short
radius of the base unit, normally within a single
building. These "Cordless" and "Wireless" phones also
use different frequency channels.
Wireless Home Phone Portable?
telephone wall jack is required, you can use your
Wireless Home Phone anywhere you have a usable cellular
signal and available power outlet. Set it up in the
kitchen, bedroom — or even take it with you to a
vacation home or in an RV. Roaming off your
carrier's network or outside the country is not
Wireless Home Phone Work with a Fax Machine or Home
Phone is a voice-only service and isn’t normally
compatible with services requiring data including fax
machines, alarm systems, credit
machines, satellite billing, medical alert systems, or
dialup Internet service. You can
use some of these devices with the Internet connection
of the Home Phone + Internet version of the Wireless
Home base unit.
Access the Internet with My Wireless Home Phone?
models of Wireless Home Phones include Internet access,
usually at 4G LTE speeds. You connect with your
computer or other devices through a plug or wi-fi
connection provided by the Wireless Home Phone +
Wireless Home Phone + Internet Unit Completely
your telephone and your Internet connection use the
nearby wireless network and can connect with your
devices with Wi-Fi.
the Difference Between Wireless Home Phone with
Internet and Fixed Wireless Internet?
Internet and Wireless Home Phone & Internet
provide Internet access. Fixed Wireless Internet
includes an outdoor antenna that is professionally
mounted on or near the exterior of your home or business
to provide a strong signal for better connectivity,
while Wireless Home Phone & Internet uses a small
desktop device that you can install yourself since there
is no outdoor antenna. Wireless Home Phone &
Internet is a portable service, whereas Fixed
Wireless Internet is not. Fixed Wireless Internet
is only available in select (typically rural) areas,
while Wireless Home Phone & Internet is available
throughout each network's wireless
footprint. Fixed Wireless Internet provides
typical Internet download speeds of 10Mbps or more,
while Wireless Home Phone & Internet provides the
highest speed available to it, typically in the range of