Ever since Google Voice implemented a walled garden, it’s been hard to call it a champion of open VoIP calling. Well, almost. Startup Obihai managed to slip under the walled garden, cutting a deal with Google to become the exclusive VoIP provider for Google Voice – Hangouts excluded.
Newegg is offering the OBi200 with built-in Google Voice support, for $44.99. Use coupon code EMCAXKK52 to drop the cost to $29.99, with free shipping.
If you support Google Voice, and want to see Google keep it going, we really encourage you buy one and use it monthly. The more people that do, the less likely Google will pull the plug on Google Voice – which considering the Android app is over a year old, is starting to become more and more concerning to us over at PhoneNews.com