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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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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #165 on: May 15, 2016, 05:34:08 PM »
You can get get caller ID and e911 for much less
outgoing?
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #166 on: May 15, 2016, 06:08:53 PM »
You can get get caller ID and e911 for much less
From where ? How much ?

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #167 on: May 15, 2016, 06:13:50 PM »
Callcentric iirc

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #168 on: May 16, 2016, 02:02:55 PM »
I emailed them a few times not to renew. They never responded & they charged my card, & they're still ignoring me. >:(

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #169 on: May 16, 2016, 08:20:26 PM »
How do I get back to GV direct ? Vestalink refunded me but when I try making a call I get a message that there's a billing issue & I should go to Vestalink's site. I can't make or receive calls.

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #170 on: May 16, 2016, 08:51:44 PM »
How do I get back to GV direct ? Vestalink refunded me but when I try making a call I get a message that there's a billing issue & I should go to Vestalink's site. I can't make or receive calls.
you need to configure the obi back to Google voice
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #171 on: May 16, 2016, 08:52:30 PM »
you need to configure the obi back to Google voice
Does that involve doing something with the device or on the obi site ?

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« Reply #172 on: May 16, 2016, 10:24:17 PM »
Does that involve doing something with the device or on the obi site ?
Anybody know what I need to do ? My home number is showing as the GV number but it's still somehow connected to VL.

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #173 on: May 17, 2016, 11:10:29 AM »
I followed the instructions on the Obi website as if I was adding a GV number from scratch. IIRC correctly there was some sort of update which was needed and they made me pay something for support in order to get it.
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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #174 on: May 17, 2016, 11:46:14 AM »
Is a second "forwarding" number required in order for it to work ?

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Re: Vestalink- Google Voice replacement for Obi
« Reply #175 on: June 05, 2016, 12:01:55 AM »
any ideas on how to port a vestalink number to google voice