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Take your Lab extension wherever you go with a Softphone

Travelers and Telecommuters:

Take your LBNL extension with you wherever you go by ordering a SIP-based softphone from Telephone Services.  The cost for service is $8.50 per month.   Calling other lab extensions is free!  Local, long distance and international calls are billed at LBNL phone service rates.  PC users can select from a plug and play USB audio device or download SIP phone software.  MAC users can download SIP software. 

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To order:

Send email to Telephone Services and include the following:

  • Your extension
  • Operating System of laptop or desktop to be used with softphone
  • Your project ID


How does it work?

Telephone Services allocates a port for the additional appearance of your telephone extension.  Once your account has been activated for you, you can make and receive calls from your laptop or desktop.

Phone system features available with the soft phone include:

  • 3-way conference
  • Do Not Disturb
  • Redial
  • Voice mail

For more information, email Telephone Services  or call ext. 7997.

Please note: The Softphone is not intended to be used for E-911 calls. In the event of an emergency, please call 9-1-1 from the nearest desk or cellular phone.  Not all Lab extensions may use Softphone.  All requests for Softphone will first be checked for compatibility.

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