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

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How to arrive at wifi password?
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HildBeft Posted:
Great tips..
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massrman Posted:
The devices are
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different price
margins , please
share your

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massrman Posted:
Hi these are most
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Sammy00 Posted:
Has anyone setup a
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vonage? I have
a W52p with two
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James44 Posted:
Hi, I am
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provider in
Canada. they
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jjatsk Posted:
We are renting a
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main building. I
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Pman Posted:
Hello, While
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the years, it is
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jbugz67 Posted:
We recently
purchased 5
Polycom VVX 300
phones from
Vonage, and have

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Vonage Tricky question. It depends on many variables, not the least of which is your broadband

Tricky question. It depends on many variables, not the least of which is your broadband connection. Is it high enough to support Voip? Is it stable, which is to say how often does it go down? Because if it goes down, so does your phone service. Same for electrical outages.

However, if your broadband connection is stable, and high enough to support Voip, and your community is not prone to frequent power outages, then, in my opinion, Voip is the better alternative. Here's why...

OVERALL COST! That's the biggie. With Voip you get for free MANY "premium" services that the traditional TelCo's charge a la carte for. Not only that, but long distance is included in the price of Voip. (In the case of Vonage: $24.99 USD+ tax unlimited or $14.99 USD+ tax for 500 min.)

Note though that ALL OUTGOING CALLS regardless of destination (even if they're to your next door neighbor) are counted against your minutes if you go for the 500 minute plan. (Incoming calls do not count against your minutes.)

There is also the cost savings of calling internationally. Voip (Vonage specifically), has very competitive international calling rates, and if you sign up for the unlimited plan, outgoing calls to many countries are included FREE!

I would hazard to say that most people can't tell the difference in regards to call quality between Voip and PTSN. Though, as stated before, if your broadband goes down, or the speed fluctuates, you might have some problems. However, if you lose electricity or your broadband goes down, the call gets rerouted to a telephone of your choice (Network Unavailability Number). Mine happens to be my cell phone. Alternatively you could plug your broadband Voip box and telephones into a battery backup (UPS) system, but I'm unsure how long it'll last during an electrical outage.

As Vonage is the only Voip provider I've had, I can only comment on the service I've experienced with them, and overall it's been very good! Forums such as these tend to focus on the problems a relatively small number of people have with Voip, in relation to VoIP's total user base. (Which in the case of Vonage is over 2 MILLION subscribers.) So, don't let the horror stories you see here deter you from at least trying it out. I'm GLAD I switched. I'm saving a BUNDLE, I'm getting more for less, AND my problems have been few, far between, and rectified relatively quickly.

Oh, one thing AGAINST Voip though, unless you rewire your household telephone jacks, you won't be able to use them. However, this forum has great tutorials on rewiring household phone jacks. I live in an apartment building, so I had to go with a multiple handset cordless phone system (5.8 GHz). Plug the main base into your Voip box, and plug any extensions right into the electrical wall outlets in the rooms where you want them.

Anyone else want to jump in? Did I miss anything?

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hi, everyone, VOIP vs. PSTN, which is better?
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:
I would argue that VoIP is clearly a superior technology than PSTN. It is based
These are affirmations. They are not variables. But I liked the part about

tmbeem posted "Tricky question. It depends on many variables, not the least of which is your broadband" on 02/21/2007

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