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I guess its time to start a new thread.
I just signed up for this new service:
In response to the Google voice obi shutdown, Vestalink provides a drop in replacement for Google voice for with unlimited incoming and outgoing calling for $59.99 a year, or $89.99 for 2 years. (there are some limited plans for much cheaper). You can use your existing obi device with Vestalink, they even have a Easy Setup Tool that will auto provision your Obi device. You could even stay with your GV number by having it forward to Vestalink, and they will spoof your outgoing caller ID to show your number. Signup was very smooth, they responded to my emails within 5 minutes.

A couple of nice features:
1. Outgoing faxes can be sent from their portal by attaching a file from your computer (free).
2. You can add a second phone line for an additional $24/yr. ($2/mo) You are still unable to set a separate device for the second number.
3. Once adding a second line it can be set as a dedicated fax line which will be forwarded to email at no additional charge. This can be done with the first line as well, but then it will no longer ring on your device and can no longer be used as a voice line.
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Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« on: May 07, 2014, 05:10:57 PM »
http://www.dansdeals.com/go/VestaLink/

I guess its time to start a new thread.
I just signed up for this new service:
In response to the Google voice obi shutdown, Vestalink provides a drop in replacement for Google voice for with unlimited incoming and outgoing calling for $59.99 a year, or $89.99 for 2 years. (there are some limited plans for much cheaper). You can use your existing obi device with Vestalink, they even have a Easy Setup Tool that will auto provision your Obi device. You could even stay with your GV number by having it forward to Vestalink, and they will spoof your outgoing caller ID to show your number. Signup was very smooth, they responded to my emails within 5 minutes.
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2014, 05:35:37 PM »
Are there any long distance options with versalink?

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2014, 09:29:05 PM »
MagicJack is cheaper.

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2014, 09:00:48 AM »
MagicJack is cheaper.
Which one is more reliable?
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2014, 11:14:48 AM »
Check out MJ reviews on Amazon they seem to terrible.
Their customer service seems to be almost nonexistent.

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2014, 01:59:20 PM »
Dan, this may be kdai for you:
https://vestalink.leaddyno.com/
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2014, 03:15:56 PM »
Wanted to add, that I emailed them with a question (a kinda complicated one actually), and I got a reply within 10 minutes.  Answered my question to the T.
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2014, 06:14:14 PM »
A couple of nice features I noticed:
1. You can add a second phone line for an additional $24/yr. You are still unable to set a separate device for the second number
2. Outgoing faxes can be sent from their portal
3. Once adding a second line it can be set as a dedicated fax line which will be forwarded to email at no additional charge. This can be done with the first line as well, but then it will no longer ring on your device and can no longer be used as a voice line.
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2014, 06:23:11 PM »
You can add international calling to your account as well. Decent rates. https://www.vestalink.com/international-calculator.php
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2014, 07:16:51 PM »
You can add international calling to your account as well. Decent rates. https://www.vestalink.com/international-calculator.php
Calls to Canada are not considered international
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2014, 07:34:19 PM »
Can this be set up with groove IP or the like (besides cloud softphone)?
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2014, 08:16:51 PM »
You can add international calling to your account as well. Decent rates. https://www.vestalink.com/international-calculator.php
They only bill per minute? What does it mean billed weekly?

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2014, 08:29:27 PM »
MagicJack is cheaper.
Don't u have to buy a device for a few hundred bucks ?

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #13 on: May 12, 2014, 08:33:10 PM »
Don't u have to buy a device for a few hundred bucks ?
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #14 on: May 12, 2014, 08:36:27 PM »
Has anyone had both of them to know which is better ?