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For wipe call
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gengral , it
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Trafford Posted:
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? Thanks!
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Av8rix Posted:
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Im trying to add
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Hey Everyone:

At the end of this year, my agreement with my cellular provider expires, and to be honest, I'm not sure if it's worth keeping up. I'm not a heavy telephone user (I might make 5 to 10 calls a month on my cell, and not a lot more than that on my main Vonage line - I never come close to using my 500 minutes per month, which is one reason why I switched to Vonage in the first place), and the reason why I'd really like to use it - for data (currently GPRS, but if I renew I'd probably upgrade to EDGE) - is sufficiently pricey and slow that I rarely use it.

I'm currently wondering if it is worth my while to get myself a hardware Voip mobile phone as a replacement. My initial instinct is that the answer is going to be "no" (primarily for the reason that coverage in an emergency situation, like the car breaking down at the side of the road, is probably going to be very spotty indeed), but I'd like to hear from some people who have made the switch. I already have the Vonage Softphone option, and use it at the office (where my desk phone is limited to local calls only, however yes - the softphone is permitted in this case) and on the road (where WiFi to my laptop is available - in both cases, a Bluetooth headset is a wonderful thing). I have WiFi both at the office (unencrypted, although the opportunity to run my own access point certainly exists) and at home (using WPA2 encryption).

So if you've ditched your cell service in favour of a WiFi Voip phone, I'd love to hear about your experiences.

Likewise, I may just try to change my plan so that I get way more data at EDGE speeds (like maybe 25MB/mo before the 3˘ per KB rate kicks in), and way less voice minutes (or perhaps going with a prepaid voice plan, where I can top up the voice minutes as needed). In this case, I may just try to use the softphone over EDGE for non-emergency calls. Has anybody tried this? Is the bandwidth and latency sufficient when using EDGE to handle voice traffic?

Or, perhaps as I spend more than 90% of my time in WiFi enabled zones anyhow I should just keep the most basic $5/mo data plan on my cell, go with prepaid minutes, AND get a WiFi Voip phone.

Any data points would be useful. I haven't made a decision either way yet, and while I'd like to minimize my current cell bills, maintaining network availability would certainly be a huge asset. Thanks!

Yaz.



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