Did you know that Spectrum Voice service offers the subscribers to make unlimited calls not within the States alone but to Mexico and Canada as well? Here is all that you need to know about the service before subscribing to any one plan. That way you can enjoy features that suit your needs best.
What is Spectrum Voice?
Spectrum Voice is a voice over IP phone service. You can refer to it as an evolution in the traditional landline scene considering the features that it offers. With features like making a free call to 411 in case of emergency, it is the voice service that you will want to subscribe to.
More about the features in the following section.
Features Offered by Spectrum Phone Service
Other than entitling the subscriber to make unlimited calls to Mexico, Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada, Puerto Rico from the States, the voice service has many other amazing features. Subscribing to the service means getting access to a crystal-clear voice. So, do not miss out on even a single alphabet said on the other side of the line.
Many people argue that mobile phones and easy access to the Internet leave no room for landlines. However, these people fail to understand that when cellular reception and unfair contracts leave you with no other option, Spectrum phone can be a blessing in disguise.
You will not only get to use from the 28 homes phone calling features available to you. But will also be free from signing any contracts. The cherry on top, you even get a 30-day money-back guarantee in case the service fails to impress you. Moreover, you do not have to change your existing number either.
The Features in Detail
As mentioned in the above section, Spectrum’s voice service comes equipped with 28 features. The following table mentions most of them available to the subscribers.
- Block Unwanted Callers
- Call Waiting with Caller ID
- Anonymous Call Blocking
- Block International Calls
- Caller ID on TV
- Block Outbound Caller ID
- 3-Way Calling
- Spectrum Call Forwarding
- Selected Callers
- Call Waiting
- Do Not Disturb
- Repeat Dialing
- Return Call
- Speed Dial
- Block 900/976 Calls
- Setup Back-up Phone
- Block 3rd Party Charges
- Trace Call
- VIP Ringing
- Readable Voicemail
- Block Collect Calls
- Forward Calls when No Answer
- Selective Forwarding
- Forward Calls When Busy
Equipment required in case you want to learn more about the features, simply makes a call on Spectrum toll free number.
The equipment that you will need to set up the voice service at your place includes the following:
- Phone modem
- Phone jacks (the already available ones will do)
If you have a touch-tone phone, then you do not need to purchase the equipment. Spectrum’s voice service will work perfectly with your existing phone wires and wall jacks. All that Spectrum will install at your place will be a modem or an MTA that will allow the company to communicate with its network. You will also be charged a lease fee for this modem that will be a part of your package.
In case you decide to move, you will have to return the equipment to the company. However, there may be instances where you are moving to a place where Spectrum’s service is available. You can carry your equipment to the new place under such an instance. But if you fail to return the equipment, or the equipment gets damaged, the company can ask you to pay for the loss.
Phone Online Manager
A phone online manger is a way of managing the features and settings of your landline even when on the go. Hence, allowing you to make changes whenever needed and from wherever you wish to. Some of the prominent features offered by the online manager include:
- Ability to update your address book
- Access manage and store your voicemails
- Add or deduct any feature and even manage the existing ones
Three is Better than One
Subscribing to Spectrum’s voice service alone will make no sense. You should opt for Spectrum bundles to make it more convenient for you. The choice on whether you want to bundles it with Cable TV or the Internet or both of them is yours. However, the best choice is always to subscribe to the triple or double bundle.
The following table provides a summary of the bundles available for you.
|Internet + Spectrum Voice||
|TV Silver + Spectrum Voice||
|Triple Play Select||
|Triple Play Silver||
|Triple Play Gold||
If you opt for Spectrum Phone and Internet service, you get an Internet modem free. Moreover, you might not need the Cable service anyway because of the availability of online streaming services. However, the choice is yours. You might feel the need to subscribe to a Cable TV service as well. Hence, opting for triple play deals.
But if the Triple Play packages look expensive, check the website for any deals and promotions to get Spectrum discount. That is if it is available. The reps can guide you further regarding the discounts and special offers.
Is Spectrum voice a landline?
Yes, it is.
What is included in Spectrum voice?
In addition to unlimited calls within the States and countries including Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Virgin Islands, and Guam, 28 other features are included.