A friend of mine just bought Ooma for their land line and so far he says it is great. Apparently you only have to pay something like $200 to get up and running and then your monthly bill is only about $3/month. They are sort of the Tracfone for VOIP land lines.
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We just stumbled across a website called MagicJackScam.net. The first thing that probably pops into your head is that this site is exposing all of the various problems with the Magic Jack service… most notably customer support and the notorious billing troubles.
If that if your initial impression of MagicJackScam.net, then you would be [...]
Reader Marc provides the following Magic Jack observations… none of which are positive!
I purchased a MagicJack at Wal-Mart, knowing I would have absolutely no problem returning it there, which is exactly what I intend to do first thing tomorrow.
The advertising for Magicjack is EXTREMELY misleading. It never mentions that you must compromise [...]
Are you fed up with Magic Jack? Try Ooma!
You might want to consider trying Ooma, the Magic Jack alternative with actual customer service! Sure, the initial cost is greater, but read the 600+ negative comments about Magic Jack and perhaps you’ll think it’s a small price to pay for peace of mind.
A reader from Calgary, Canada has had a great experience with Magic Jack so far. He is what he had to say:
Wow! A whole lotta haters here. I have a magicjack and will admit that when I first tried to set up a Calgary phone number I was left brain confused. The available [...]
Reader Mindy May has this to say about Magic Jack:
I received my MJ yesterday and have been considering installing it. My first question was “How do I port my current phone number onto MJ”? After reading a goodly portion of the remarks stated previously – I guess the answer is that I don’t [...]
Don't use Magic Jack for business!
Reader LC reports that Magic Jack canceled her number after she attempted to use her new Magic Jack as part of her business. After they shut her down, she researched the “fine print” and discovered that they reserve the right to cancel your service if you either [...]
We just found this quote on the ABC News website in a story about a new Magic Jack device. If you read between the lines, this quote speaks volumes.
Borislow said YMax has sold 5 million magicJacks for landline phones in the last two years, and that roughly 3 million are in active use.
Reader Jack writes about the success he has had setting up his Magic Jack on a thin client.
If you are willing to sink about $75 you can put your MJ on a thin client and it works perfectly and you don’t have to be seeing the advertisements.
Once you setup the thin client [...]
We have recently been receiving complaints from Magic Jack users that Magic Jack “accidentally” charges credit cards and then claims ignorance. Contacting customer support will generate blank stares and no record of such charges.
We have selected two recent customer comments. You decide what’s going on here.
Reader Ann Marie writes:
BEWARE OF CREDIT [...]