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I Plan to Stick Around
Posts: 42

Re: blocking calls

@57 VOIP isn’t that different when it comes to features such as blocking a number. Gone are the days of switch boards and old telephone wire. Even your basic landline is hitting the digital age once it gets to the exchange / crossing. The exchange / crossing for telephones have more in common then you think with network cables and servers. That’s why when you call using VOIP it can make it to a landline. The feature to block a call is pretty universal.

The issue is pure greed on Rogers part, it a basic service that customers should have at no extra charge.
I've Been Around
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Re: blocking calls

I was told that I already have Home and Away Block Callers
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Posts: 2,909

Re: blocking calls


@4Given216 wrote:
I was told that I already have Home and Away Block Callers

You may indeed have this as part of your Rogers Home Phone package, but I found the Online Manager blocking  functionality very difficult (impossible) to use. As well, IIRC, there are only about 30 slots available for blocking which is not nearly enough.  As discussed earlier in this thread, call blocking is useless these days because telemarketers are always changing their numbers, so the call block number is of (almost) no use as soon as you enter it into your phone/blocking list.

 

https://communityforums.rogers.com/t5/Home-Phone/blocking-calls/m-p/355067#M1846

 

https://communityforums.rogers.com/t5/Home-Phone/blocking-calls/m-p/383007#M2018

 

https://communityforums.rogers.com/t5/Home-Phone/blocking-calls/m-p/404629#M2160

 

https://communityforums.rogers.com/t5/Home-Phone/blocking-calls/m-p/409718#M2184

 

https://communityforums.rogers.com/t5/Home-Phone/Block-entire-area-code-with-online-manager-please/m...