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There are 2 reasons why this is not possible and why Vonage cannot permit this on their network.

1) With the SIP password released to the end user, there is nothing stopping someone from setting up multiple phone systems around the globe and multiple people making unlimited phone calls on a single phone number. While this could cause call setup failures for the end user due to leap frogging registrations between IP addresses using the same phone number, it is possible to have a phone number in different locations that will work intermittently. This is why it is done on the 500 minute softphone plan since it is rated. If you go over 500 minutes, your paying for each additional minute used. It wouldn't work out well for Vonage if this were Unlimited.

2) No way to support and test 3rd party SIP clients. While RFC 3261 compliance is important, there may be some things changed by a specific Voip provider, Vonage, that could cause interoperability between SIP proxy code and SIP clients. So in order to control these issues, all Vonage SIP devices are built by Vendors to Vonage's requirements. When things do not operate well together, the Vendors can build a new firmware base which can be deployed by Vonage's provisioning system. Vonage Call Processing developers can also modify proxy code if needed to work with the Vonage SIP clients. These are things that could not be done if every single user brought their own flavor of SIP client.

Think of it like purchasing a new Dell machine with Windows XP on it and once getting it, you decide to install a Fedora Core distribution. Just because the machine you purchased had an Ubuntu option does not mean it will work with Fedora. Now you call Dell support but they cannot help you because you bought it with Windows XP and thier Linux support would only offer to assist if you ran Ubuntu.

The point is that just because the 3rd party device is a SIP client, it may need certain configurations that Vonage would not be able to provide you since it is not tested or supported. On top of that, if it had a header in a SIP message that caused a problem for the proxy, you would sit without service because it didn't work and expect to be credited for the time your service was out.

So these are a few reasons why BYOD is not going to be on on Vonage's menu any time soon.



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CISCO CP-7920 Cordless Wifi Voip Wireless IP Phone


CISCO CP-7920 Cordless Wifi Voip Wireless IP Phone - can I use this phone with my
You cannot use it with a normal Vonage account since Vonage does not provision
I am not the poster of the original question but I have a follow up question: Did
The way VoIP works is that a SIP client, in this case the Cisco IP phone must register
Thanks for my "aha!" moment of this day. Now, I get it. And thanks for pointing out
Got it. I also realized from your answer, that it's better not use the navel-cord

VonTechMgr posted "There are 2 reasons why this is not possible and why Vonage cannot permit this on" on 08/18/2009

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