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Whitmarsh Posted:
Yes, boiler-plate
answers they
usually are,
though I did get
one sensible
answer
...

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Vonage UK
Topic:
Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
On Dec 17, 2014 at 09:58:00

revrob Posted:
I never heard from
them again. Seems
like boilerplate
answers only and
then that's
...

In The Forum:
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Topic:
Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
On Dec 11, 2014 at 15:43:28

dconnor Posted:
It all depends on
the wiring in your
house. Is it wired
for single line or
dual line?
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
Question on 2 Lines and Vonage (both Vonage)
On Dec 10, 2014 at 11:54:24

sashasuman Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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Vonage Canada
Topic:
Control your account from your iPhone
On Dec 10, 2014 at 04:20:21

Pinfold Posted:
Simple question I
hope. I have a
1 line vonage
adapter, ordering
a 2 line one,
...

In The Forum:
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Topic:
Question on 2 Lines and Vonage (both Vonage)
On Dec 09, 2014 at 18:19:52

Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

In The Forum:
LNP – Local Number Portability
Topic:
Mitel 3300 CXi connections
On Dec 06, 2014 at 05:47:30

Whitmarsh Posted:
*30 is supposed to
block caller-id
for all subsequent
calls; if *67 does
it for
...

In The Forum:
Vonage UK
Topic:
Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:30:00

revrob Posted:
Thanks for the
userguide info and
the new codes -
unfortunately the
result is the
...

In The Forum:
Vonage UK
Topic:
Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:01:33

ILLLLM Posted:
I have a Cox
connection. Vonage
router is hooked
directly to cox
modem. Cox
Download
...

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Topic:
Calls dropping every 5 to 10 seconds
On Nov 25, 2014 at 14:24:54

Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

In The Forum:
LNP – Local Number Portability
Topic:
Mitel 3300 CXi connections
On Nov 12, 2014 at 06:04:12


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I've had Vonage for a week and a half. I got the Linksys PAP2 adaptor at Best Buy, hooked it up, did an online retail activation and was up and running in 10 minutes. I tested it with my alarm which worked, and TiVo which worked about 80% of the time so I decided to keep Vonage and disconnected my landline. I called Vonage to make sure that everything was setup right for TiVo since I had heard about changing the packet size to 10 which the guy said he did. He told me to unplug the adaptor and plug it back in to restart it. I did that and the adaptor power never came back on. The adaptor had died. So they told me to take it back to BestBuy to exchange it.

I exchanged the adaptor at Best Buy yesterday, got home plugged in the adaptor and called Vonage with the new Mac address. Its now been a day, about 3 hours on the phone with Vonage, 5 calls, and my new adaptor isn't working.

On the first call I gave them the new adaptor MAC address and we could not get it working I did notice that the adaptor got updated software from the 2.?.? it had when I plugged it in to the 3.1.3 it got after this phone call.

The symptoms are the power light and ethernet lights are blinking and the phone 1 and phone 2 ligths are always off. I can get a dial tone but nothing dials out and nothing comes in.

The second call the guys asked again for the MAC ID and said it should be working,. I was sent to level 2 and after all the basic trouble shooting he said I have to wait 2 hours for activation.

This morning the adaptor still isn't working and I called again and went the through all the basic debug steps without any luck before being cut off.

Customer service is very frustrating because every time I call, even after I have called before, they ask my netwrork setup, make me read the MAC address, make me unplug and plug stuff in, etc.
It's also very hard to communicate with them because it's hard to understand people with an indian accent, it's hard to communicate over a phone line with significant delay due to the distance. and using my cell phone in my basement isn't the clearest and I usually get cut off around 30-60 minutes.

It seems like one of 2 things are wrong:
1) Vonage did not set this adaptor up correctly and something is wrong at their end. After talking with 5 people they don't think it's their problem.
2) I happened to get another bad Linksys adaptor (which would not surprise me because every Linksys product I have used has been crap)

Does anybody have any suggestions before I cancel Vonage ? Should I call back a 5th time ? Should I exchange the adaptor for another one ?

PS - My network is the same as when my old adaptor was working so I don't think it's my network.
Comcast->Motorola Modem->Airport Extreme->Linksys PAP2->Phone



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End me a pm with your Mac address and your account info. I'll see what I can find out
What kind of up and down speed do you have on your ISP?
I have Comcast cable that was just put in the neighborhood 2 years ago and has been
Well, it turns out that when the first LinkSys adaptor died it also must have damaged

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