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Whitmarsh Posted:
Yes, boiler-plate
answers they
usually are,
though I did get
one sensible
answer
...

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Topic:
Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
On Dec 17, 2014 at 09:58:00

revrob Posted:
I never heard from
them again. Seems
like boilerplate
answers only and
then that's
...

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Topic:
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On Dec 11, 2014 at 15:43:28

dconnor Posted:
It all depends on
the wiring in your
house. Is it wired
for single line or
dual line?
...

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On Dec 10, 2014 at 11:54:24

sashasuman Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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Topic:
Control your account from your iPhone
On Dec 10, 2014 at 04:20:21

Pinfold Posted:
Simple question I
hope. I have a
1 line vonage
adapter, ordering
a 2 line one,
...

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On Dec 09, 2014 at 18:19:52

Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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LNP – Local Number Portability
Topic:
Mitel 3300 CXi connections
On Dec 06, 2014 at 05:47:30

Whitmarsh Posted:
*30 is supposed to
block caller-id
for all subsequent
calls; if *67 does
it for
...

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Topic:
Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:30:00

revrob Posted:
Thanks for the
userguide info and
the new codes -
unfortunately the
result is the
...

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Topic:
Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:01:33

ILLLLM Posted:
I have a Cox
connection. Vonage
router is hooked
directly to cox
modem. Cox
Download
...

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Topic:
Calls dropping every 5 to 10 seconds
On Nov 25, 2014 at 14:24:54

Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

In The Forum:
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Topic:
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On Nov 12, 2014 at 06:04:12


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Vonage Well that defeats the purpose of QoS. You have to have everything going through




Well that defeats the purpose of QoS. You have to have everything going through a single piece of hardware that has the ability to throttle bandwidth as needed in order for QoS to be of any benefit. If you've got other network connections in front of or parallel to the QoS device, then that device won't be able to manage or even monitor the current bandwidth usage (the total load on your DSL line), and without that awareness, QoS isn't able to do its job.

The only possible way you could use QoS and keep your statics would be to create some specific routing entries in your Vonage adapter that allow those static addresses to route through the gateway to the Internet. It can be done with high-end equipment, but I'm not sure about the RT31P2. There are people with more experience in that particular area than I have, so I'll defer to others on whether and how that could be accomplished.

For what it's worth, I tried running the RT31P2 in front of my network and my LAN performance was noticeably degraded. I bought a Linksys WRT54G (on sale at Staples this week for $49 after rebate, and they also have a 12%-off coupon this week) because the QoS in the WRT54G is much more robust and configurable. That now is the single source of DHCP, NAT and wireless for my network (as well as caching DNS), and the RT31P2 sits behind it. I've given the Vonage adapter the highest network QoS priority, and my newsgroups (NNTP) and FTP are set to the lowest (bulk) priority. Everything else is standard priority and so far it really works quite well.

Not that you want to spend an extra $49, but if it solves several problems for you and lets you start saving money on your phone bill, it may be money well spent.

BTW the Xbox is somewhat tricky to answer, because certain games are more bandwidth-hungry than others, and it also depends on how many players you have going. But you could also give your Xbox Live a higher priority so that it also gets a boost out of the QoS.



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You probably get a lot of these threads, but please bear with me. Currently
If you are going to use Asterix with Vonage you have two choices. You can configure
I currently am using Asterisk on a linux box with a x100P modem from Digium. We have
Thanks for the suggestions. So for the first option, would there noticably
Thanks to you too :) I looked at Asterisk@home, but we don't have a spare server
SoftPhone is an extra $10/month for 500 minutes. You can only buy this as an option
The mac has a modem, although the Digium is recommended. I'm pretty sure I could
The x100p isn't a standard modem. Technically it is a FXO. It is a special device
For most people the $10 cost isn't the issue. It is the limited number of minutes.
Even with the extra charge for softphones I think this would still be cheaper than

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