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Can I use a IP phone

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Can I use a IP phone

I'm switching to Xfinity Voice from my local telecom and I kind of hate my existing telephone hardware. Can I connect an actual IP phone to my Xfinity network and take calls that way, or do I have to wait until the telecom ends my service and plug the land line into the Xfinity Gateway, then hook my phones into the wall jacks again?

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Re: Can I use a IP phone

If you’re porting a number, it’s the landline

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Re: Can I use a IP phone

Oh, no, there's no number porting involved. I'm just switching off the old number and starting up with the new one from Comcast. Do I have to use my house's phone circuitry and a conventional landline phone, or can I buy a VoIP phone and connect it to the networking equipment via Ethernet cable and make calls that way using the new Comcast number?

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Re: Can I use a IP phone

It’s all landline the conventional way, not Ethernet

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Re: Can I use a IP phone

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Okay. Thank you.