Archive for the ‘Voice’ Category

FCC validates Sonic robocall blocking efforts

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Last year Sonic partnered with the award-winning Nomorobo robocall blocking solution for our Fusion landline phone service. Last Friday, the FCC validated that choice, affirming in a 3 to 2 vote a carrier's right to offer robocall blocking to its customers. The FCC's Chairman, Tom Wheeler, wrote "For the first time, we ...

Free calling to the Philippines

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

In recognition of the massive natural disaster affecting the Philippines, all calls to the country will be free for the month of November. If you have family or friends in this region, we hope for the best for them. We hope that we are able to help you stay connected, with ...

Get the new Sonic Fusion app, free!

Monday, April 15th, 2013

If you've got an iPhone, we've got an app for you! The new Sonic Fusion Mobile app for iPhone will alert you when someone leaves you a voicemail, providing easy message playback while you are on the go. The app also offers access to line settings, including call forwarding. This makes it ... Fusion adds unsolicited call blocking

Friday, October 26th, 2012

I am very pleased to announce our latest free Fusion Phone feature: Unsolicited Telemarketing Call Blocking! This has been one of our most frequently requested features. With our new unsolicited telemarketing call blocking feature, calls from known unsolicited telemarketing callers are silently rejected, saving our members time and frustration. This feature will ...

Fusion Free Borderless Calling Expansion (sorry, Antarctica!)

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Late last year, we launched  “Borderless Calling” for Fusion, with eight total hours of free calls to Canada. We chose Canada because it was our most popular international destination, and this has saved our Fusion members a ton of money on their monthly bills over the last year. We are now expanding ...

Death and taxes

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

The Federal Universal Service Fund fee has spent the last decade climbing upward without any apparent end in sight. This next quarter it is set to drop a little, but this isn't an indication of a change in the overall trend: upward. A Fusion customer pays roughly $2.40 monthly ... Goes International

Friday, December 2nd, 2011's Fusion Broadband+Phone service is moving into the next phase of expansion: Free international calling! To kick off, we announced this week that our most frequently called country, Canada, will be our first free international destination for Fusion residential customers. Business Fusion customers can now call Canada for their domestic rate, just ...

O Canada

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

[caption id="attachment_1257" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Toronto Harbourfront ©@gallerymagdic/Flickr"][/caption] O Canada! Our home and native land! True patriot love in all thy sons command. With glowing hearts we see thee rise, The True North strong and free! Our next residential Fusion feature: Free calling to Canada! Canada is our #1 international destination, so this will save our customers thousands of dollars ...

New Fusion voice features

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

As our Fusion customer quantity grows, we are working diligently to improve the service. So, I am very excited to tell you about our next set of free Fusion Phone features: Call Forwarding: This has been one of our most requested features. With our new free call forwarding feature, you can now forward ...

Review: Western Electric 302 Telephone

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

One of the advantages of's Fusion Broadband+Phone service is that it's "POTS"; plain old telephone service. This means that all of the devices that you may have used for years on your voice telephone line should still work. To illustrate this, I picked up a very special Western Electric 302 ...