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Just what I needed

Finally! Finally! Someone has invented a device that will let my cell phone calls ring to multiple landline phones throughout the house WITHOUT -- I reampeat WITHOUT -- actually having to pay a monthly fee for landline service. It's called a Gigaset: http://www.officemax.com/technology/phones-headsets/cordless-phones/product-prod2800012

This means I can finally bite the bullet and make the switch from landline to cell phone and not have to worry about missing an important business call just because I'm not on the same floor in my home as the cell phone. And I won't have to pay $30 a month for landline service to do it. Here is a video explaining how it works:

The only part I can't figure out is if it can make it ring to multiple phones if the multiple phones are not hooked up to the device. Does the Gigaset send a signal to every phone in the house? The video is not clear about whether or not I need a special expensive phone or phones to do that. And reviews say the company provides no customer service so I won't be able to call them and find out.


Vonage charges a monthly fee. It doesn't make sense to pay $30 a month just to make your cell phone ring louder. And that's all I want is for my cell to ring to a couple of loud land line phones so I can hear it on both floors of my home.

Can you tell me what the Panasonic one is called so I can google for it?
There are many phones out there in many variations i suggest just checking out the various features offered and make a decision from there. We've had our phone system for a few years so i know the models out there now are different variants of the same thing. I just suggest in getting a panasonic system over a cheaper but maybe turns out to have less reliable sound quality (cracking and static) The vonage systems offers a heck of a lot but if you don't see the value or think you need it fair enough.. ( no long distance bla bla bla..)
We have call forwarding ( to two cells) simu ring ( rings both numbers) and a number in another city/ country plus no long distance for the price. There are many other features of the system you cannot get elsewhere.. It's pretty cool :p