[lug] Inexpensive no-ring, voicemail only phone number?

Jeffrey Haemer jeffrey.haemer at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 14:01:02 MST 2009

Would a Google Voice number do the trick?  It would also let you get
transcripts via email.

On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 1:54 PM, Ryan Kirkpatrick <linux at rkirkpat.net>wrote:

> I am on the board of a local non-profit[0], and we need a phone number. We
> are small enough that we don't have an office, we just operate out one of
> our sponsor churches. They provided us with a phone number that went
> straight to a voice-mail for a while, but thanks to a phone system upgrade
> they can't do that any more.
> I called and asked Qwest, but they want $36/month + usage for such a
> setup. Now I know I could setup an Asterisk system and do this in my
> basement, and I probably will eventually do so, but in the short term I
> wonder if there were other options that were cheaper than Qwest?
> We don't need anything fancy, just a local Boulder number that goes
> straight to voice-mail that we can call in and check. Now, I know there are
> a number of companies on the web that offer something along these lines,
> but there is no way to tell if they are reputable or not just from their
> websites. Even the review sites don't look trustworthy. :(
> So, anyone have any recommendations for inexpensive, voice-mail only, phone
> service? Thanks!
> [0] http://lambsministry.org/, and it is hosted in my basement. :)
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