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Free Features from AIM Phoneline

AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) Phoneline, free VOIP service released May 16, 2006, from AOL, boasts a number of features that will make existing AIM users very happy…especially when you consider AOL is offering a free local phone number for inbound calls…

Free AIM Phoneline features include:

1) A free local phone number that follows you wherever you go

2) Voicemail that takes messages when you are online or not and sends MP3 voicemail messages right to email

3) Works with the AIM Instant Messaging service and Buddy List feature

4) Unlimited inbound calling from friends on landlines, mobile phones and other PCs

5) Caller ID for inbound calls

6) Ability to receive mobile alerts on a cell phone to keep informed about new voicemail messages

7) Ability to report unwanted calls through a service that will soon also incorporate an innovative "Do Not Answer Registry" to help other users manage potential telespam.

This free service AND the free phone number should be a no brainer for existing AOL AIM users.

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