Sign up

Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
I am looking for a
product that will
make my phone ring
louder so I can
hear using

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

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

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 "Shortcomings" are also in the eye of the beholder. For example, I don't get

"Shortcomings" are also in the eye of the beholder.

For example, I don't get a phone book. Big whup. I have been using for many years, so I'd just as soon NOT get the dead tree edition that I never use.

I don't get listed in the phone book. Yay! That means I don't get looked up by telemarketers (Number of months on Vonage: 12. Number of telemarketer calls in that time: ZERO!!! NONE!! NADA!! ZIP!!).

The specific local numbers are a pain, but not a huge one. There's usually a local equivalent to most toll-free or state-specific numbers, though that's not true in all cases (like Maine 500 numbers, for example, which frequently do not have a local equivalent you can look up easily).

Other potential shortcomings of Voip off the opt of my head (as a result of the technical limitations of the service):

1. Well, obviously, you have to have Internet connection. So you are dependent not only on your Voip provider, but your ISP, and your electric provider unless you have a good backup power supply. This should be a pretty obvious one. Voice quality also depends on the quality of your Internet connection, and is outside the control of your Voip provider. Your ISP may even offer competing telephone service, and would therefore not have any reason to help you resolve connectivity problems with your Voip provider (they may even "accidentally" cause them so they can sell you THEIR service).

2. DTMF tones. Voip does not carry them in the same way that a POTS line does. Sometimes, when the person on the other side of the line makes just the right sound while talking, Voip will "see" that as a DTMF tone and you'll hear a "beep" like they pressed a button on their phone.


- Portability. Voip only requires an Internet connection. It doesn't require a phone switching station nearby with two strands of copper going from there to your phone. Moving? Take it with you!
+ no $50 disconnect fees,
+ no $75 connection fees,
+ no $200 in escrow if you refuse to give them your Social Security number and bank account information,
+ no change in your phone number when you move.

- Features. By nature, Voip providers tend to offer more features in their base offering than regular telcos. Telcos generally charge for things like Caller ID, voice mail, etc, and rarely offer really advanced features like web access to voice mail.

- Price. Self-explanatory. ;)

Read The Full Thread:

Voip service learning curve

Is there any reference for finding out what the shortcomings of VOIP service in
As far as these limitations, these are limitations specific to Vonage. Other
Thanks for the reply.
I'd definitely agree with (most) of this. I'd also like to add that Vonage DOESN'T
The OP ref to 311 got me thinking (at 6AM before work) that I thought vonage supported
Where did you find what's planned for Vonage?
We have a service like that, 311 for non emergency stuff and I think its 211 for community
According to the people at the city services that handle the 311 service, AT&T/SBC
I live in an AT&T area, and the 311 has worked since Vonage introduced it. Apparently,

NateHoy posted ""Shortcomings" are also in the eye of the beholder. For example, I don't get" on 07/25/2006

Vonage Service Plans

Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New FionaMarst
New Today 1
Yesterday 2
Total 98693

Who Is On Site
Visitors 90
Members 0
Total 90

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: 7.06
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: 0.67 Seconds and 586 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum