Sign up
 Vonage  

       
 
Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
Robertsax Posted:
Fancy computer
programs and
overpriced
getrichquick
schemes
can’t
compare
...

In The Forum:
Vonage UK
Topic:
Cheap Football Jerseys Online
On Jul 21, 2017 at 22:51:35

Robertsax Posted:
Naturally, the
price of this kind
of place is also
high. Include to
this the truth
...

In The Forum:
Fax - Tivo - Alarms
Topic:
Cheap Hockey Jerseys
On Jul 21, 2017 at 22:50:30

mikebrown Posted:
Hello, I think
you should consult
it with the Expert
they can surely
help you
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
Hardwiring in a Rental House
On Jun 24, 2017 at 09:15:34

Haniltery Posted:
For wipe call
history also some
of the offline, in
gengral , it
usually apply to
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
How to Delete call history from online account?
On May 09, 2017 at 06:14:26

diana87 Posted:
You have to use
VPN service to
bypass
Geo-restrictions
and get free
access while
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Recent calling problem from Egypt
On May 02, 2017 at 17:28:06

dconnor Posted:
What is the main
number on the
account? And
which one is the
virtual number?
...

In The Forum:
Vonage UK
Topic:
How do you call 999
On Apr 27, 2017 at 18:52:02

Trafford Posted:
Seems like a
simple
question. We
rely exclusively
on a Vonage system
for our
...

In The Forum:
Vonage UK
Topic:
How do you call 999
On Apr 27, 2017 at 10:42:50

diazou Posted:
Hello, It's
compatible with
Android your phone
software
? Thanks!
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
IP PBX for small business
On Mar 28, 2017 at 12:42:33

jeddaisg Posted:
Hi all We have
a Vonage VOIP
system for our
office. Lately,
our call quality
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Ethernet Cable; Wiring schematic? 568-B?
On Feb 23, 2017 at 18:33:52

beast321 Posted:
I don't know if
you heard, that
many more
Dreamcast games
are opened up
recently.
...

In The Forum:
Fax - Tivo - Alarms
Topic:
Using phone as a dial up modem for Dreamcast Gaming
On Feb 16, 2017 at 03:16:51


Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage In The News
Vonage Holdings Corp. Announces Date of Earnings Release and Conference Call for Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Vonage for NetSuite SuiteApp Achieves 'Built for NetSuite' Status

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 would argue that VoIP is clearly a superior technology than PSTN. It is based



I would argue that Voip is clearly a superior technology than PSTN. It is based on a fault tolerant, self repairing network.

If were going to get technical, and we are, then the original question was Voip, not Vonage, vs PSTN. Voip, in the correct and stable configuration where the Voip provider *owns* the telco structure they are traversing, is extremely powerful. As for fault tolerance, how many outages DON'T you know about, because Router A noticed that T-1 A went down and moved all that traffic over to T-1 B automatically and found new routes for Suzy's packets to her boyfriend. Fault tolerance isn't about the user end equipment at all, since the human factor makes that quite impossible. I've started doing research on something called Autonomous Networks, which are envisioned to be self-healing and designed to adapt to changing conditions in the network, on their own. We already have some of this, in the form of failovers and mirroring. I'd say the difference between just Voip, and really awesome Voip, is dependant on if the provider owns the telecom links.

"There are just too many variables and potential issues affecting Voip functionality that are way outside Vonage's control (ISP and your home setup to name only those two) that the whole experience can be very frustrating."

No there's not. There's only 3 varibles total:
1) Vonage is messed up.
2) My ISP is messed up.
3) I am messed up.

Unfortunately the only one you can control easily is 3. Networks and the Internet in general have so permeated our everyday lives that people can ill afford to not try to understand some of the technology, even in a general way, so they might be able to troubleshoot a little. I'm not defending Vonage at all, in fact, their "No geeks required" advertising campaign truly pissses me off, especially in light of this forum and what it does for people. If that maxim were true, Dan would be shutting this site down.

"FYI, the previous poster made a comment about having to rewire your phone jacks to be able to use them with Vonage, not true."

This is very true. NO ONE has to rewire anything, because Ezco was stating you can run a phone into the back of the box directly, or set up a cordless system, requiring NO rewiring. I chose that method myself because I lived in a townhouse, and it worked well.

The bottom line is that people are increasingly looking for a rock solid, cheap, and reliable solution for long-distance phone service that doesn't require much in upkeep. And I'm saying, Vonage is NOT that solution, Voip is, but not Vonage, unless they can streamline their prodcut to the point that there really are "No Geeks Required."



Read The Full Thread:

VOIP vs. PSTN


hi, everyone, VOIP vs. PSTN, which is better?
Tricky question. It depends on many variables, not the least of which is your broadband
So, you're asking on a Vonage forum if VoIP is better than PSTN??? FYI, the
hi, everyone, VOIP vs. PSTN, which is better? Unless you want to fry your
VARY TRUE IN GENERAL You always need to disconnect from old TELCO if you are
Back to the original question... This question is phrased as which technology
Well VoIP didn't "self-repair" on my network I can tell you that. There are
Best answer to this question i found somewhere :wink:
These are affirmations. They are not variables. But I liked the part about

navydavy2001 posted "I would argue that VoIP is clearly a superior technology than PSTN. It is based" on 02/22/2007

Vonage Service Plans


Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New patsykf3
New Today 0
Yesterday 0
Total 101029

Who Is On Site
Visitors 1
Members 0
Total 1


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: 6.58
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: 1.33 Seconds and Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum