Anyone using the Magic Jack? It's pretty nice

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I've seen these infomercials for the Magic Jack on wonderful day-time tv. But I wasn't sure whether to believe it or not. I've been looking for something cheap to use as a business line, so I can quit using my personal cell phone for everything. A friend of mine bought one before I did, and he said it as pretty good, so I went ahead and ordered one too.

For those who don't know what it is, its just a usb hub for your computer that you can plug a regular land line phone into. The device is just $20 and the calling plan is just $20 PER YEAR. It's unlimited local and long distance, and has caller ID, voicemail, directory assistance, and all that stuff included. Seemed too good to be true, but it actually works great. Anyone else using it?
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Wagoner
    Hi Ryan,

    You have to have your PC on to use the magic jack,
    do you not?

    I have never tried it, as I use broadvoice for my landline
    phone, and am happy with it.

  • Profile picture of the author Tim Franklin
    I have not tried it, I imagine that a lot would depend on the strength of the network, I have thought about ordering, however I rejected the sales pitch because I felt that they were not charging enough to sustain the business over a long period of time.

    Just an opinion, but I look for network failure in 6 to 12 months.

    then it will be over, with the cost of equipment and network access, the business model, price is severely underestimated.

    If you get service for one year, at 39.95 plus s&h, then you probably will get your moneys worth, I look for longevity in a business model before making a purchase at least as far as a service is concerned.

    I think in order to sustain the business you would need some sort of monthly revenue, at least that seems more likely for a service like this.

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