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Sammy00 Posted:
Has anyone setup a
W52p phone for
vonage? I have
a W52p with two
wireless handsets,
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Topic:
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
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A good sip trunking provider
On Jul 17, 2016 at 23:42:46

James44 Posted:
Which network
connection do you
use?
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Topic:
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
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On Jul 09, 2016 at 12:00:54

Pman Posted:
Hello, While
Vonage has been a
great service over
the years, it is
time to part
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Cannot port phone number to new carrier - repeated failures
On Jul 05, 2016 at 09:12:07

jbugz67 Posted:
We recently
purchased 5
Polycom VVX 300
phones from
Vonage, and have
regretted
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Nothing but problems with VVX300
On Apr 15, 2016 at 14:58:07

RichardPi Posted:
Hello, does
anybody recollect
how to get into
wifi password from
diggings router?
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Topic:
How to arrive at wifi password?
On Mar 31, 2016 at 02:39:07

RichardPi Posted:
Hello, does
anybody know how
to get into wifi
watchword from
home router?
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Topic:
How to be noised abroad wifi password?
On Mar 30, 2016 at 18:48:05

achow26 Posted:
BrettaMan, I am
having the same
problem. I do not
have the loopback
plug. I tried
...

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Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
Vonage issue with USTec UX-226
On Feb 16, 2016 at 14:13:37

alicesmith Posted:
I have used the
PBX phone system
in my new office.
I was very
confused about
phone
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Topic:
IP PBX for small business
On Jan 29, 2016 at 01:49:14


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Vonage Most phone companies do provide name because they have LEC status and have full



Most phone companies do provide name because they have LEC status and have full control of their numbers. Vonage is not a LEC. Vonage does not own any phone numbers. Vonage leases them and resells them to their customers.

LEC = Local Exchange Carrier

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_exchange_carrier

Vonage has to use a CLEC in order to connect calls to the traditional phone service providers. The CLEC owns and maintains the numbers used by Vonage customers. There is a high cost that comes with the maintaining of a CNAM database. Vonage has multiple CLEC's that are used to be able to provide Vonage with phone numbers all over the country.

So in theory, Vonage is not a traditional phone company. It only provides the ability to route calls via IP which is how it can keep the costs down. But Vonage has to interconnect to PSTN using a carrier for outbound calls as well as for inbound calls.

When using Voip, many providers do not offer name on caller ID but some do. There will be limitations as well as advantages. A limitation with Vonage is no name on outbound calls.

But at the same time, call Verizon if you live in NY and tell them to assign you a phone number in California so your friends and relatives that live in LA can call you as if you lived next door. Guess what? Not possible because a traditional phone company is limited to provide you with a working phone number from your LOCAL area only. Vonage does not have this type of restriction. You can live anywhere in the US and get a number from anywhere else in the US Vonage has a foot print in. You can even get virtual numbers from other countries.

So there is a trade off on what you can and cannot do.

On a side note, Verizon wireless does not populate their database with customer names. That is why when calling from a Verizon cell phone, the name will most likely read Wireless Caller. That is what they populate all their phones number's names with in the CNAM database.



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Hi all, I am a new client and when making my first call to a friend I was told that
Since Vonage opened in 2001, there has been no support for Outbound name on Caller
Thanks for your reply. But what do you mean by "What is acceptable?" Acceptable
Vonage does not supply name on outbound calls at all. Callling to Vonage will not
Thank you for the detailed explanation. Now I understand what you are referring

VonTechMgr posted "Most phone companies do provide name because they have LEC status and have full" on 01/08/2009

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