Sign up

Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
JimzyRom Posted:
cialis 20mg online
generic cialis
cialis knowledge
base <a

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Procure cheap generics no recipe
On Oct 24, 2016 at 20:40:08

JimzyRom Posted:
online pharmacy
usa generic
cialis brand
cialis <a

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Believe cheap generics no recipe
On Oct 24, 2016 at 20:01:14

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

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
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
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

In The Forum:
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

In The Forum:
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
W52p Setup
On Aug 30, 2016 at 10:38:01

James44 Posted:
Hi, I am
looking for a good
Sip Trunking
provider in
Canada. they
should offer

In The Forum:
A good sip trunking provider
On Jul 17, 2016 at 23:42:46

James44 Posted:
Which network
connection do you

In The Forum:
Wireless Access Point plugged into switch
On Jul 13, 2016 at 22:55:00

jjatsk Posted:
We are renting a
few offices right
next door to our
main building. I
have a wireless

In The Forum:
Wireless Access Point plugged into switch
On Jul 09, 2016 at 12:00:54

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.


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 suggest that you leave your landline phones connected until the port has

I would suggest that you leave your landline phones connected until the port has completed. That will also give you some time to test Vonage and see if it meets your needs. Also, since you must be paying for them, you should at least have them available for back up purposes.

You may want to reduce the landline plans to the cheapest ones possible until the porting takes place. Then you can just unconditionally forward them to their counterpart Vonage lines using the temporary numbers Vonage has assigned to you. People will be able to reach you on your Vonage by calling either your old numbers or your temporary Vonage numbers.

If I had to guess I'd expect your LNP would take about 5 to 8 weeks. It could happen sooner, but it could also be much longer. If you search on LNP on these forums you'll find lots of first-hand reports. Maybe you can find one from your own area - because the experience differs greatly from carrier to carrier and from region to region.

While you are waiting for the LNP, if you need additional extensions you can use simple splitters plugged into the phone ports on your adapter. Or you could buy cordless phones with extra handsets. (That's what I use, because I kept my old Verizon landline service in addition to my two Vonage lines.)

I'm a fan of Vonage but there are some things you will miss without a landline:

1. 911 does not work the way you expect.
2. You cannot include our name on outgoing caller ID, so some businesses (credit card companies, for example) will not allow you to conduct business by phone or to activate credit cards.
3. Your number will not be listed in national directory services like 411. (For some time after the LNP, you will continue to be listed because of your old phone service. But Vonage numbers are not listed, and yours may disappear from the databases when they are updated.)
4. You cannot accept collect calls.
5. Some fax machines will not work with Vonage - even with the special fax lines Vonage provides.
6. It is difficult to get some home security systems like Brinks to connect to a Vonage line. (There is a fix for this, I think, but it is not automatic.)
7. It is difficult (or impossible) to get TIVO to work with Vonage. Again, some folks have been able to make it work, but with some technical effort.
8. If you power goes out, you will probably loose Vonage service (unless you have a generator or Uninterruptable Power Supply), whereas old fashioned phone services draw power over the phone lines from phone companies that use generators. POTS (plain old telephone services) tend to be much more reliable in power outages than Voip - unless a tree falls across the lines coming into your house. :) If you have a cell phone for emergencies, that is not as serious a problem as when Vonage is your only service.
9. Vonage service is very much dependent on your internet connection, and you can have some service problems due to congestion on the Internet beyond your control or even Vonage's.

Hope some of that helps in your planning. I recommend keeping one cheap POTS linee if people can afford it. I some areas you can get basic phone service for as little as $20 per month.

Good luck.


Read The Full Thread:

Set up issues - Can call out, but not in

We are having a few difficulties with the setup - I can call out on my Siemens 8825
are both of these new, vonage assigned numbers? can you try with a different phone? also,
Kathy, I can't give you much help right now, but be careful about connecting
We did disconnect the wires at the box. The lines were all dead before we connected
If your numbers are still with your previous carrier, they won't ring on your vonage
I'm glad you knew to disconnect the telco lines first. I think Martlet has
So, should I reconnect my lines or leave it as is and wait...
Kathy, Help us understand where you are in the process. 1. I assume you
Have you checked out this article?
Fletcher - I have requested 2 lines - one residentual - one business - I did not cancel

Fletcher posted "I would suggest that you leave your landline phones connected until the port has" on 02/13/2005

Vonage Service Plans

Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New apovzeddep
New Today 1
Yesterday 4
Total 98689

Who Is On Site
Visitors 76
Members 0
Total 76

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: 6.43
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 for details.

** Certain call types excluded. 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 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 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 302 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum