Cancelling land line, but what about fax?

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  1. LeslieG

    LeslieG DIS Veteran

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    I'm thinking of cancelling my land line, because we really don't use it much, but I like the convenience of sending and receiving faxes. Is there any good option for faxing without a land line? I don't want to rely on scanning and emailing.
     
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  3. momof3ds

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    What are you faxing?

    There are online faxing services you can use, just google them.

    Why not scan and email?
     
  4. lost*in*cyberspace

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    I don't think scanning takes any more time than faxing. In fact, if you don't have a landline, you'll have to scan documents most of the time anyway. Google your query; you'll find lots of information.
     
  5. Patience

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    We gave up fax at work a year ago and now just scan and email everything. We used to have a dedicated phone line for fax so giving that up in favor of email and scanning saved us money. :thumbsup2
     
  6. 4HppyCamprs

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    We do not have a land line and have not had one in almost 8 years. Most documents that are requested/required by professionals are emailed these days even faxed documents are typically delivered via email. Scanning and emailing is the cheaper and more modern way :) Save your money :)
     
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    I had a RingCentral acct for four yrs. and it gave me an 800 number for incoming faxes and I could send things out as well. But I just cancelled recently because I hardly ever used it. Sending via email is just so much easier.
     
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    we scan& email everything. would love to get rid of the landline but can't bcecause of the house alarm. if there's a solution to that, no more landline.
     
  10. momof3ds

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    We have an alarm & it was switched to a cell phone signal (through the alarm company) when we dropped our landline
     
  11. Q-man

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    We did this too.
     
  12. Bell30012

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    I also have a home alarm and a fax machine. I switched to Vonage many years ago. It works perfectly for me. I love it. I pay just under $17 a month. It is handy having a house phone.
     

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