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Switching from Skype

Now that Skype no longer allows a customized voicemail greeting, I'm looking for an alternative.

I have a Skype Number that I'll port over to the new system, so it needs to accept incoming calls on that number. Other than that all I really care about is voicemail. Skype cost me about $100 a year for the number + my plan, and I'd sure like to stick around that price range.

Any ideas?
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nociSoftware Engineer
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Commented:
Is running  a 3CX, or FusionPBX on own equipment? (Pure VOIP)
Talk from Nextcloud can be an option as replacement as well  (WebRTC)
Scott McDaniel (EE MVE )Infotrakker Software
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Thanks Noci, but I'm not looking to host my own or anything of that nature. I just need a system like Skype that allows me to customize my voicemail message.
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3cx can also be in the cloud, netxtcloud is less useful for voice mail only.
See also: https://www.3cx.com/phone-system/free-pbx-cloud/
Scott McDaniel (EE MVE )Infotrakker Software
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I'm looking at 3cx now, seems like it might work.
Scott McDaniel (EE MVE )Infotrakker Software
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I got 3cx setup on Amazon Lightsail, much easier and quicker to setup that I thought it would be. Signed up with Skyetel for the VOIP stuff, and they integrated very well together.

Thanks very much for your help!
Scott McDaniel (EE MVE )Infotrakker Software
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Thanks again for your help.
nociSoftware Engineer
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no problem.