Why choose Astound Phone?
Crystal-clear calls, solid reliability, and a full suite of features that make working from home and staying in touch easier than ever. Astound’s nationwide calling phone plan gives you the quality, convenience, security and value you should expect from a full-feature home phone service. Get peace of mind of being reachable when you need it most.
Shop Phone Plans in the DC Metro Area
Say bye-bye to robo-calls
Block unwanted calls from telemarketers and robo-callers with Nomorobo – which uses a list of phone numbers from the FCC Do Not Call list to block suspected calls.
Stay connected anywhere by having your voicemail messages automatically sent to your email inbox.
Block Unwanted Calls
Keep your line open for business with no more robot calls.
Anonymous Call Rejection
Program your phone to reject "Private", "Blocked" or "Anonymous" callers.
Easy VM Set-up
You're all set to receive voicemail as soon as you activate your home phone.
Send calls to any number you choose, and activate or deactivate whenever you need.
Benefits that have everyone talking
Eliminate telemarketing calls
Flexibility in calling, voicemail and more
Crystal clear connections run on advanced phone networks
Emergency/911 foundation when needed
Low cost plans with no contracts
Connect to over 200 countries
See it all in the app
See who called, manage your preferences, and receive notifications from any of your devices, anwhere you’re travelling.
Take calls on whichever line you want
The Simultaneous Ring feature – we call it SimRing – puts incoming calls through to your cell phone or work phone, so you can take them on whichever line you choose.
*Not all phone features are available in all areas.
Keeping community connected
Since 1985, the Lifeline program has provided a discount on phone service for qualifying low income consumers to ensure that all Americans have the opportunities and security that phone service brings.
*Available in select areas.
Frequently asked questions
Does Astound Broadband offer unlimited calling plans in the DC Metro area?
Yes. With Astound Nationwide Calling phone plan you can make as many local or long-distance calls as you want, for a flat monthly rate.
Does Astound offer international calling plans in the DC Metro area?
Yes. There are three options for international calling plans. Global Saver Calling Plan has capped number of calling minutes and you choose when and where you want to call. The MiTelefono plan offers calling to 23 Latin American countries. Per-Minute International Calling covers over 200 countries with affordable calling rates.
Is there a minute cap on calling?
No. For Astound Broadband’s Nationwide Calling Plan, there is no cap on your calls within the United States.
Robo calls are horrible! How do I get rid of robo calling?
Spam or robo-callers are a real problem. Block unwanted calls with Nomorob feature. This feature uses a list of phone numbers from the FCC Do Not Call list to block suspected calls.
Is home phone worth it for working from home or telecommuting?
Enjoy the crystal-clear and reliable connections you get from a landline and the convenience and control you get with the most popular and useful features at your fingertips.
Can I take my calls on the road when away from my home office?
Yes. With the Simultaneous Ring feature incoming calls can simultaneously ring to multiple phone numbers so you can take calls from anywhere on any phone you want.
How do I control the settings of my home phone?
It’s easy to set-up and control your home phone settings. Manage your home phone settings all from your smart devices, or online with your computer, from anywhere. See who called, listen to voice mail, set call preferences, receive notifications, manage contacts and much more.
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