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What is an email fax service?
An email fax service, sometimes known as an internet fax service, provides it’s subscribers with ability to receive their faxes via email and typically allows the reverse as well -- sending of emails out to fax machines. This service bridges the gap between the older technology of fax machines, well-established in the business environment and the newer technology of documents transmitted via email.
In the simplest terms, when you sign up with an email fax service, you will be assigned a dedicated fax phone number that will convert incoming faxes to email attachments that are automatically sent to your email address.
This also works in reverse with most email fax services if the recipient has a physical fax machine and you send a document via email to these fax services; they would be received in their fax machine just as if you had sent them using a standard fax machine.