The Ooma Office system is flexible enough to run on the same network as an Ooma Telo or Hub setup with only a few minor modifications to the initial setup. This FAQ addresses some common questions from customers who are running both home and business Ooma setups on the same network.

  1. How can I use an Ooma Telo and an Ooma Office Base Station on the same Internet connection?
  2. Can I use both systems simultaneously?
  3. Does the Ooma Office Base Station have different bandwidth requirements than the Ooma Telo?

How can I use an Ooma Telo and an Ooma Office Base Station on the same Internet connection?

You can set up an Ooma Telo and an Ooma Office Base Station on the same Internet connection by either choosing to plug one system in to your modem and the other in to your router, or by connecting both systems to different ports in your router.

Keep in mind when you are determining your preferred setup that the system that is connected closer to your Internet connection will receive absolute call quality priority.

Can I use both systems simultaneously?

Yes, you can use an Ooma Telo and an Ooma Office Base Station simultaneously as long as your Internet connection is robust enough to support the bandwidth required.

Does the Ooma Office Base Station have different bandwidth requirements than the Ooma Telo?

Yes. The Ooma Office Base Station requires approximately 90 kb/s of bandwidth per call, while the Ooma Telo requires 40 kb/s of bandwidth.