pstn fax -> VoIP -> pots fax machine? Opinions?

Discussion in 'VOIP' started by Martin 53N 1W, Aug 15, 2004.

  1. Comments please for how well this will work:

    Can a VoIP gateway (or service provider) take fax calls onto VoIP, and
    then for me to convert back to then deliver to an old analog (POTS) fax
    machine, and... for it to work??

    (I'm dealing with techno-phobes that dare not touch efax! :)-((

    Martin 53N 1W, Aug 15, 2004
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  2. Martin 53N 1W

    Ian Guest

    Not sure about the voip gateway bit but I have it setup so faxes come into *
    using faxdetect are then passed over to a ATA186 connected to the Hylafax
    server. and to honest the voip to pots fax is flaky, Reading ciscos site
    they say it will be as well.

    Its a case of suck it and see. personally some faxes work some dont...

    Ian, Aug 18, 2004
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