I have an old business line from 5 years ago. For reasons that involve regional telcos and portability, it’s not my current phone number - but I still want it forwarded.
Currently I have it on Ting, tied to an old iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 sits in a drawer, completely off all the time, and Ting is set to forward calls if the iPhone 4 isn’t responding. Which is 100% of the time.
So far so good. I’m basically paying about $10 per month.
Now, the network that iPhone 4 is on is going away. Ting wants me to upgrade my phone so it will work on the new network, and that’s pretty silly to do for a number that literally just forwards.
Is there an inexpensive service that I could move that old number to, pay a trivial monthly amount, and have the calls just auto-forward?
I do not want Google Voice. I’ve tried it in the past, and wasn’t happy with it. I also don’t want “free” services. This is a business line, and the amount of craziness I’ve seen people putting up with “because it’s free” isn’t the goal here.
I just want a plain, dumb, reliable, “this number forwards to this other number” service that’s generally hassle-free.
Can anybody suggest a service, ideally one they’ve used in the past?