Jim, I got my invitation today! is it available in your area? Evilarnold paying over $40 month for this same thing - optimum, $34.95 month, unlimited calls throughout the US and Canada, plus caller id, call forward, *69 etc. - I ordered it today, have to wait for rep. to call to make appointment, they have to give me new modem and new phone number! oh well, there goes my number of 7 years!