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Vonage Which, as I've already stated, is precisely what I did. But you keep shifting your




Which, as I've already stated, is precisely what I did. But you keep shifting your arguments. One moment you say "read the forums, read the Vonage TOS and everything you need to know is there...if you have concerns then put the box back on the shelf" and then the next post you turn around and concede that the only way to reasonably know how 911 will really work for you is to get Vonage, activate the 911 service and then test it. That's all I've told people. I've repeatedly said that the way 911 on Vonage works is not Vonage's fault, nor is it their fault if you don't understand the limitations. To quote, I said "Vonage isn't going to make sure you're informed, that's your job." The way you keep deliberately overlooking that is really frustrating.

No, you had other options, including the ones you left behind. You could have used your new phone number, or you could have gone back to your landline carrier and "put the box back on the shelf" right?
And why do you think those LNP laws are on the books? Because the FCC took a look at the issue and decided to create a national LNP standard. Which is all I'm asking for with E911. And I know it will happen eventually. But anyone here who says they support the FCC getting involved gets a swift boldface response from you asking "was someone holding a gun to your head when you signed up for Vonage?" So what is your point...once you sign up for Vonage, you have no standing to make suggestions or seek improvements, so quit trying to make things better? I would actually argue that Voip customers probably have more standing to seek improvements than someone who hasn't used Voip at all.

Your "either you're completely satisfied with Vonage, or put the box back on the shelf" mentality ignores a reasonable middle ground. It's perfectly legitimate for people like me to use Voip as it exists today, and yet also seek to make it even better in the future.


That's a clever rewording of my issue. I've never complained that Voip doesn't offer adequate 911. I've complained that the local telcos which control access to the current 911 system have refused to cooperate with Voip providers in opening access to 911 services, and I've written the FCC asking them to take a look at the issue. And I believe my position has been openly echoed by several members of Congress and at least one commissioner of the FCC.

"The game" can be played even if the technology isn't perfect yet (which you would have to agree, it isn't). But that doesn't mean consumers don't have recourse to seek improvements, especially when it comes to something so important as emergency response services. In fact, a part of "playing the game" as I see it is working to make things better.



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Yesterday the FCC Commissioner said this...



Maybe the FCC will start charging us 911 fees via our monthly Vonage bills...
Would be fine by me.... 911 is well worth it, especially if you have kids.
Agreed. As long as dialing 9-1-1 works I wouldn't mind paying the same fee as I paid
I also agree. That was one of the biggest concerns for my family.
I tested my 911 service about a two weeks ago just to satisfy my curiosity after
Yeah, the problem is that VOIP users shouldn't be getting charged the fee in the
I would pay a fee for 911 service too. Maybe the VoIP services could somehow require
How is the e911 working in Rhode Island?? Is that system really working? Since
I disagree. It's just one more thing for the government to meddle with. I didn't

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