Residential phone service can be purchased from Verizon, AT&T and Vonage. All three companies offer unlimited local calling plans, international calling plans and flat rate services. Verizon and AT&T offer landline services, while Vonage's home phone service uses an existing Internet connection.
AT&T home phone plans feature voice mail, caller ID, three-way calling, call waiting ID and call blocking. Verizon home phone plans include voice mail and features such as caller ID, call forwarding, anonymous call rejecting and blocking options.
Vonage customers can make calls across the United States and to over 60 countries. Customers can make calls using either a Wi-fi connection or a 3G/4G data connection.