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Old 02 January 2014, 05:08 PM
overyonder overyonder is offline
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Originally Posted by jimmy101_again View Post
That used to be true but in practice it no longer is. Since nearly every modern phone requires 120VAC when the power goes off you loose your phone regardless of if it is on a traditional copper "land line" or not.
They must be using newfangled phones - none at my house are plugged into 120VAC (except my cordless)

In any case, I don't see VoIP as being a "traditional land line". The voice to numeric conversion is done at your house, and not by the phone company (if any).

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