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Ringmaster or "Distinctive Ring" available?

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Ringmaster or "Distinctive Ring" available?

Hey gang-

 

We are current Xfinity TV subscribers, but we still have ATT for voice phone.   We are thinking of making the switch to Xfinity for phone as well.    One ATT feature we love is having a second "virtual" number which when called produces a Distinctive Ring (they call this Ringmaster).    Is this feature available from Comcast?

 

Thanks!

 

Kupe

Expert

Re: Ringmaster or "Distinctive Ring" available?

Comcast does not offer distinctive ringing or virtual numbers like some 3rd party VOIP phone co's offer.

 

I'd like it too, and miss it from my previous phone provider.

Regular Visitor

Re: Ringmaster or "Distinctive Ring" ava

Is there anyway to set up a distinctive  ring for a fax machine

Expert

Re: Ringmaster or "Distinctive Ring" ava

Nope, no distinctive ringing from Comcast.

Regular Contributor

Re: Ringmaster or "Distinctive Ring" ava

They are starting something soon called Voice 2go. I don't know if it will have distinctive ring but it will have virtual phone numbers. Here is the description from my Comcast User Accounts page:

 

Voice 2go Features

Features of Voice 2goTMinclude:

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XFINITY Connect mobile app - provides access to these services:
o   Voice 2go outbound calling - use your home or virtual phone number to make nationwide calls from your iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch® or Android™ device
o   Text Messaging - send and receive text messages using your Voice 2 go phone number
•  
Advanced Call Forwarding - add up to 5 phone numbers that ring when your Voice 2go phone number is dialed
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Virtual phone numbers - Add personal phone numbers
  
Call rating is governed by the Unlimited call plan.
New Poster

FEATURE REQUEST: Distinctive Rings for Faxes

The title says it all. I would pay a little ($1-2/month) for a distinctive ring, but not for a second full line for my fax. 

New Poster

Re: FEATURE REQUEST: Distinctive Rings for Faxes

I second that request! My fax is not letting the voice mail pick up!

New Poster

Re: Ringmaster or "Distinctive Ring" ava

I am sure the reason that Comcast does not offer a distictive ring so that home fax machines and voice mail are compatible is this way they can sell a seperate line for an additional $11.95 per month.  What does everyone else think?