Sign up
 Vonage  

       
 
Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
Bruafekkay Posted:
agreed drab
individual, large
if the hamlet is
not provided with
the requisite
...

In The Forum:
Vonage V-Phone & SoftPhone
Topic:
mauersteine 50x50 unsparing
On Dec 07, 2016 at 20:07:45

tplink Posted:
Im trying to add
my HT802 vonage
adapter to my home
network. I
currently have
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
Vonage behind switch
On Dec 05, 2016 at 06:35:11

DWSupport Posted:
After recent
Vonage update that
took place on the
4th and 5th of
Nov. E-mails with
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Voicemail Not Forwarding to Outlook Accounts
On Nov 10, 2016 at 12:23:26

peterlee Posted:
Had a call from a
Hospital in Ajax,
Ontario to my home
in
Scarborough, Onta
rio
...

In The Forum:
Vonage Canada
Topic:
Hospital Incoming call unable to connect
On Nov 08, 2016 at 11:59:50

TELLDOUG Posted:
I am looking for a
product that will
make my phone ring
louder so I can
hear using
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Looking for a ringer ameliorate
On Oct 26, 2016 at 09:21:30

HildBeft Posted:
You can recollect
password by
connecting the
router to your pc
and open the
browser
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
How to arrive at wifi password?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 05:05:49

HildBeft Posted:
Great tips..
Thanks for sharing
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
How to have Vonage and another land line?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 04:55:03

massrman Posted:
The devices are
available at
different price
margins , please
share your
estimated
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
IP PBX for small business
On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:48:03

massrman Posted:
Hi these are most
commonly used SIP
PBX interops and
their
configuration
guides,
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
IP PBX for small business
On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:37:45

Sammy00 Posted:
Has anyone setup a
W52p phone for
vonage? I have
a W52p with two
wireless handsets,
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
W52p Setup
On Aug 30, 2016 at 10:38:01


Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage In The News
Vonage Holdings Corp. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

Carolyn Katz Elected to Board of Directors of Vonage Holdings Corp.

Syndication

Vonage Customer Reviews
Vonage vs. Time Warner Cable SoCal
Vonage vs. Time Warner Cable SoCal



Vonage UK Review
Vonage UK Review



Vonage Pros and Cons for 2006
Vonage Pros and Cons for 2006



Vonage, a VT2142 and a RTP300, My Experiences - A Detailed Review
Vonage, a VT2142 and a RTP300, My Experiences - A Detailed Review



Salt Lake City: impressions after several months
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months




Vonage Reviews

Vonage I have been a big fan of VONAGE and a user for about a year. But I will be pulling the



I have been a big fan of Vonage and a user for about a year. But I will be pulling the plug on my Vonage account shortly.

Why? Well, glad you asked.

I have always said in this forum that Vonage is a great deal, if it works for you. If it doesn't work, DON'T TRY TO MAKE IT WORK. You'll just spend a lot of time and effort and get frustrated. Just pull the plug and move on.

I had Vonage in Virginia though my Cox cable modem. It worked very well from the get-go.

I recently moved and now spend half my time in New York and half in Florida.

I kept my Vonage number as it was very handy not to have to change my phone number for my personal or business contacts.

Supposedly, you can take your Vonage box with you and plug it into any network and get phone service.

However, where I live in NY does not have broadband service - no DSL, no Cable Modem - so no Vonage. I am spending a fortune on a satellite uplink through Hughes/Direcway.

BTW, I tried the Vonage box on the satellite modem. It actually worked, but the voice was delayed due to the 22,000 mile round-trip to the geostationary satellite and back, and while the downstream voice was clear, the upstream was garbled. I was amazed it worked at all, frankly. An interesting experiment!

I figured I would keep Vonage for a while longer, as I was still getting calls forwarded to my land line, and perhaps I could use it in Florida (where I have cable modem).

In the meantime, I kept using the call forwarding feature to my landline and cell phone.

UNFORNTUNATELY, call forwarding is one of those "flakey" features of Vonage that does not always work all the time. Many callers complained of getting busy signals instead of VoiceMail, or not getting connected at all.

When forwarding to my cell phone, the service does very bizarre things indeed. But it worked, sort of, for about a month or so to my cell phone.

However, last week, I suddenly stopped getting calls altogether. My friend e-mailed me and said he was getting busy signals or recordings (the number you have dialed did not go through, etc.).

I spend an hour on the phone with India this morning, but as you already know, Vonage customer service is worthless. I don't know why I bothered to even try. Like I have always said, if Vonage works, great! If not, just cancel the service, because you are NOT going to "make" it work for you.

By disabling call forwarding and setting voice mail to "instant" my callers can now at least get my VoiceMail message.

I have changed my voicemail message to advise callers of my new cell phone number. Vonage is history for me.

The Cable guy is here today in Florida to install my cable modem. But I won't be hooking a Vonage box to it as I planned.

Instead, I am cancelling the landline in New York and my Vonage account, and relying on my cell phone.

$24.99 a month seems like a good deal, but that buys a lot of cell time. And with the land line in New York, I was spending about $100 a month on land lines.

It makes more sense for me to just use the cell phone. Besides, I spend very little time in any one place.

If you are in one location all the time, and have good cable modem service, Vonage can be a good deal. If you have multiple phone lines, a Vonage line can be a good second or third phone line (it plugged right into my phone system at my office with no troubles).

But if you are relying on it for a primary phone line, expect to get some dropped calls and some complaints from your callers about busy signals, etc. I do not endorse it as robust enough for primary use.

Also, I would not recommend it to friends and family, as it can be unworkable for some people, and it is not very predictable as to who it will work for and who it will not work for. So I hesitate to recommend it, as I do not want to be blamed if it does not work.

In addition, you should be a first class tech geek to get Vonage. If you have trouble changing a light bulb, Vonage is not for you.

And just don't expect any of the "features" like call forwarding to work with any reliability. They are flakey. Period.

I suspect that many of the problems with Vonage may be due to SABATOGE by Union telco employees (and/or their employers) who are figuring out ways to make connections bewteen the land lines and Vonage just unreliable enough to make it a hassle, but not so blatent as to be caught.

Sounds paranoid? Well, ask yourself why JAVA works so slowly on WINDOWS platforms. Unfortunately, this sort of corporate "spoofing" is becoming the norm, not the exception to the rule.

Goodbye Vonage. It was a good deal while it lasted!

and good luck!

Regards,

-Bob.



Read The Full Thread:

Goodbye to Vonage - it was great while it lasted


Bob, Thanks for your post. I am almost right there with you. I just hate to have
I think I'm heading the same way...I hav ebeen a Vonage user for almost a year, but
unfortunately, it seems like a lot of products (both software and hardware) are
As you can see...I have been posting on here for a while....getting lots of help,
The cable companies are starting to aggressively undersell Vonage on price,

robertplattbell posted "I have been a big fan of VONAGE and a user for about a year. But I will be pulling the" on 12/27/2005

Vonage Service Plans


Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New jimxe2
New Today 4
Yesterday 9
Total 99039

Who Is On Site
Visitors 137
Members 0
Total 137


Vonage VoIP Forum Members:
Login Here
Not a Member? You can Register Here
As a registered member you will have access to the VoIP Speed Test, Vonage Service Announcements and post comments in the
Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage Stock Price
Value: 6.905
Change:   N/A
Up to 15 Minute Delay

Site Search
 






†AK and HI residents pay $29.95 shipping. ††Limited time offer. Valid for residents of the United States (&DC), 18 years or older, who open new accounts. Offer good while supplies last and only on new account activations. One kit per account/household. Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts, promotions or plans and is not applicable to past purchases. Good while supplies last. Allow up to 2 weeks for shipping. Other restrictions may apply.

1Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.

2Shipping and activation fees waived with 1-year agreement. An Early Termination Fee (with periodic pro-rated reductions) applies if service is terminated before the end of the first 12 months. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms of Service for details.

HIGH SPEED INTERNET REQUIRED. †VALID FOR NEW LINES ONLY. RATES EXCLUDE INTERNET SERVICE, SURCHARGES, FEES AND TAXES. DEVICE MAY BE REFURBISHED. If you subscribe to plans with monthly minutes allotments, all call minutes placed from both from your home and registered ExtensionsTM phones will count toward your monthly minutes allotment. ExtensionsTM calls made from mobiles use airtime and may incur surcharges, depending on your mobile plan. Alarms, TTY and other systems may not be compatible. Vonage 911 service operates differently than traditional 911. See www.vonage.com/911 for details.

** Certain call types excluded.

www.vonage-forum.com is not an official Vonage support website & is independently operated.
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. All comments are property of their posters.
All other www.vonage-forum.com content is © Copyright 2002 - 2013 by 4Sight Media LLC.

Thinking of signing up for Vonage but have questions?
Business and Residential customers can call Toll Free 24 hours a day at: 1-888-692-8074
No Vonage Promotion Code or Coupon Codes are required at www.vonage.com to receive any special,
best Vonage cheap deals, free sign up offers or discounts.

[ | | | | | ]

Vonage Forum Site Maps

Vonage | VoIP Forum | How VoIP Works | Wiring and Installation Page Two | International Rate Plans 2 | Internet Phone
Promotion | Vonage Review | VoIP | Broadband Phone | Free Month | Rebate | Vonnage | Vontage | VoIP | Phone Service
Phone | llamadas ilimitadas a Mexico | Latest News | VoIP Acronyms | Deal | Philippines Globe Phone | Site Maps

The Vonage Forum provides the Vonage sign up Best Offer Promotion Deal.
If you are considering signing up for Vonage and have found our Vonage News, Customer Reviews, Forums
& all other parts of this site useful, please use our Vonage Sign up page.


Vonage VoIP Phone Service is redefining communications by offering consumers
& small business VoIP Internet phones, an affordable alternative to traditional phone service.
The Vonage VoIP Forum Generated This Page In: 0.68 Seconds and 514 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum