Top reasons to avoid VOIP: power outages, number portability, 911

Telephia asked those not subscribing to VOIP services about their reasons.

Why people don’t subscribe to VOIP services

Reason %
Availability during power outage 43%
Wanted to keep my current phone number 34%
Ability for 911 to locate me in an emergency 31%
Limited amount of savings
over current provider
28%
Uncertainty about how to establish a line 23%
Equipment Expense 22%
Call Quality 21%
Computer Instability 19%
Security/Privacy 16%
Company instability 11%
High Speed Internet connection
is unavailable in my area
6%
Other 10%
Source: Telephia