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Convert landline telephone call and transmit over network?

I wish to convert an incomming call on one computer on my network and answer it on a second computer in the same network. The incomming call on the first computer will be received by a standard 56k internal modem. The software I'm looking for should be able to transmit this call over the network to the second computer so that a user can answer it there (not with a standard phone line, perhaps a headset or bluetooth wireless headset) Any ideas on this setup? Thanks guys for the answer, but as to the VOIP gateway, will I need to purchase additional hardware or can software on that computer simply use the internal modem to accept the analog signal and convert to IP for use on the network? I doubt I'll have latency issues or bandwidth problems in the network as it's a simple setup with not more than 4 pc's on the network (only 2 will be involved)

Asked By: Boost - 6/24/2007
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Answered By: GTB - 6/25/2007
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You will need another computer on the network which would run ASTERISK, a soft PBX, with an analog card to connect to the phone lines. You will also need a softphone such as GIZMO installed on the other computers to allow them to become extensions of the ASTERISK PBX. once installed, you could also access the system... More
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