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Default bye-bye land line telephone

On Wed, 11 May 2016 18:55:05 -0500, philo wrote:

On 05/11/2016 06:43 PM, wrote:
Today I got connected to internet telephone service for my home -
the old land line still has dial tone but only gets the
"not connected" message when used.
The hub that the internet company provides has only one RJ-11 phone
port - but four 3 unused RJ-45 LAN ports.
What is my easiest route to connect my 3 or 4 home telephones
to the new system ?
1. go to the interface box on the outside wall of my house and
disconnect the incoming Bell line ; then run a new phone line from
here to the hub ? the hub needs to be located centrally in the
house - not near the Bell interface
2. other ideas ?
Thanks in advance. John T.

No , don't mess with the incoming lines, there should be a phone out put
jack on your gateway router...that's what you use.

I always wondered what would happen if I switched all my phones to VOIP,
on my dialup internet service, and then had my phone service