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Wow. No need to get personal.

When I call another Vonage user, my Voip adapter is connecting to the Internet using bandwidth I am paying for. The other person's Voip adapter is connecting to the Internet using bandwidth they are paying for. In that case, Vonage is not providing anything but the initial connection, therefore the bandwidth is not provided by Vonage, and therefore the bandwidth, from Vonage's perspective, is, in fact, already paid for.

When I call (or am called by) a POTS user, Vonage maintains a VoIP<->POTS gateway for that user and I to make a connection. In that scenario, Vonage is purchasing bandwidth, be it in the form of an unlimited connection or a metered connection, to both the POTS and Internet sides of that transaction.

So, as the number of VoIP-to-VoIP calls increases, and especially if the Voip systems make the logical step of opening their networks to each other for direct VoIP-VoIP calls, thereby eliminating POTS-based routing, cost to Vonage will, by definition, decrease. Vonage will need less infrastructure to support the calls, since we will all be using external infrastructure that we are paying for independently, and the decreased need for infrastructure will result in lowered costs.

Cell phone companies, and Vonage, both generally offer "in network" calling with significantly reduced limitations, or in most cases completely unlimited and free. Why is that? Because they are keeping the calls within their own infrastructure, and don't need to pay for gateways and access to competitors' networks.

If everyone called using Voip, and all of the Voip vendors decided to "play ball" together, then the only thing we'd need the companies for would be to make the initial connection amongst all of our Voip adapters. From there, we'd be talking adapter-to-adapter. Why do you think services like Skype are free? Because, except for SkypeIN and SkypeOUT, they have almost nothing to do beyond making the initial connection.

Now, please tell me how this is an "idiotic comment".



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First, I am a very happy Vonage user on TWC/RR Service Based on reading that
As to the first, no surprise there. Eventually the taxes will arrive. As to
You are of course assuming that price has something to do with cost. In reality
this should be moved to the cafeteria or some other rambling thread forum.
You're new around here, huh? In the last two years, Vonage has upgraded everyone
New User but not new to this segment of the market. I have been watching Vonage since
Yes the comment was in fact idiotic! Yes I agree with the comments that you
Shad: Can we tone it down on the "idiotic" comments? Thank you,
All I can say is, I'm using Vonage right now, because I make lots of calls and they

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