Top reasons to avoid VOIP: power outages, number portability, 911

Telephia asked those not subscribing to VOIP services about their reasons.

Telephia asked those not subscribing to VOIP services about their reasons.

Why people don't subscribe to VOIP services

Reason%
Availability during power outage43%
Wanted to keep my current phone number34%
Ability for 911 to locate me in an emergency31%
Limited amount of savings
over current provider
28%
Uncertainty about how to establish a line23%
Equipment Expense22%
Call Quality21%
Computer Instability19%
Security/Privacy16%
Company instability11%
High Speed Internet connection
is unavailable in my area
6%
Other10%
Source: Telephia

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