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tplink Posted:
Im trying to add
my HT802 vonage
adapter to my home
network. I
currently have
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Topic:
Vonage behind switch
On Dec 05, 2016 at 06:35:11

DWSupport Posted:
After recent
Vonage update that
took place on the
4th and 5th of
Nov. E-mails with
...

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On Nov 10, 2016 at 12:23:26

peterlee Posted:
Had a call from a
Hospital in Ajax,
Ontario to my home
in
Scarborough, Onta
rio
...

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Vonage Canada
Topic:
Hospital Incoming call unable to connect
On Nov 08, 2016 at 11:59:50

TELLDOUG Posted:
I am looking for a
product that will
make my phone ring
louder so I can
hear using
...

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On Oct 26, 2016 at 09:21:30

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

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Topic:
How to arrive at wifi password?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 05:05:49

HildBeft Posted:
Great tips..
Thanks for sharing
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Topic:
How to have Vonage and another land line?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 04:55:03

massrman Posted:
The devices are
available at
different price
margins , please
share your
estimated
...

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Topic:
IP PBX for small business
On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:48:03

massrman Posted:
Hi these are most
commonly used SIP
PBX interops and
their
configuration
guides,
...

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Topic:
IP PBX for small business
On Sep 30, 2016 at 00:37:45

Sammy00 Posted:
Has anyone setup a
W52p phone for
vonage? I have
a W52p with two
wireless handsets,
...

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Topic:
W52p Setup
On Aug 30, 2016 at 10:38:01

James44 Posted:
Hi, I am
looking for a good
Sip Trunking
provider in
Canada. they
should offer
...

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On Jul 17, 2016 at 23:42:46


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Vonage You're right, its basically NOT possible. It would be reasonable to say it shouldn't




You're right, its basically NOT possible. It would be reasonable to say it shouldn't affect your internet speed "much*, but to say it won't affect it at all, is just plain wrong. How much *should* it affect it? Not a lot, if all the equipment is working correctly. At full bandwidth, the Voip connection is using 90Kbps bandwidth in each direction. I've seen it said that with packet overhead, that 90K in real life might take as much as maybe 125Kbps in total bandwidth, so lets take that number. I think about the slowest standard broadband connection available today is rated at 1.5Mbps download. So again, lets err on the low side and say your connection can do 1.25Mbps instead of the full 1.5M. At 1.25Mbps connection speed, if your Voip connection is using 125Kbps while a call is active, then its consuming 10% of the available bandwidth. Therefore, you'll see about a 10% slowdown in websurfing speed. This may or not be really noticable to you, but its definitely there. Also, to contrast, my cable connection is 6Mbps instead of 1.5Mbps, and therefore my Vonage connection is only taking about 2% of my available download speed.

The upload speeds for broadband are generally much slower, with many at 256Kbps. At that rate, a Voip call while active is taking almost 50% of the available upload bandwidth. You won't notice that for normal websurfing though, as surfing the web takes almost no upload bandwidth - its almost all download from the webserver to you. You WILL notice the hit on upload if you use any of the peer to peer programs like bit torrent though, as they demand considerable upload bandwidth in addition to download.

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I just spoke to customer support on the phone and she told me my Internet speed would
A number of poster have indicated that they don't find this to be true. For example,
Vonage consumes 90K up and 90K down, unless you set "bandwidth saver". If
My download speed is 3Mbps. I use the phone at the same time as remote control software
I work over a Citrix connection from California to Texas and I have not noticed

DallasFlier posted "You're right, its basically NOT possible. It would be reasonable to say it shouldn't" on 11/21/2005

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