Sign up

Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
diazou Posted:
Hello, It's
compatible with
Android your phone
? Thanks!

In The Forum:
IP PBX for small business
On Mar 28, 2017 at 07:42:33

jeddaisg Posted:
Hi all We have
a Vonage VOIP
system for our
office. Lately,
our call quality

In The Forum:
Ethernet Cable; Wiring schematic? 568-B?
On Feb 23, 2017 at 12:33:52

beast321 Posted:
I don't know if
you heard, that
many more
Dreamcast games
are opened up

In The Forum:
Fax - Tivo - Alarms
Using phone as a dial up modem for Dreamcast Gaming
On Feb 15, 2017 at 21:16:51

Av8rix Posted:
In The Forum:
New adapter and router -- MAC change
On Jan 10, 2017 at 19:07:21

tplink Posted:
Im trying to add
my HT802 vonage
adapter to my home
network. I
currently have

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
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

In The Forum:
Voicemail Not Forwarding to Outlook Accounts
On Nov 10, 2016 at 12:23:26

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

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

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

In The Forum:
Looking for a ringer ameliorate
On Oct 26, 2016 at 09:21:30

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

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
How to arrive at wifi password?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 05:05:49

HildBeft Posted:
Great tips..
Thanks for sharing

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
How to have Vonage and another land line?
On Oct 20, 2016 at 04:55:03

Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage In The News
Vonage Holdings Corp. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

Carolyn Katz Elected to Board of Directors of Vonage Holdings Corp.


Vonage Customer Reviews
Vonage vs. Time Warner Cable SoCal
Vonage vs. Time Warner Cable SoCal

Vonage UK Review
Vonage UK Review

Vonage Pros and Cons for 2006
Vonage Pros and Cons for 2006

Vonage, a VT2142 and a RTP300, My Experiences - A Detailed Review
Vonage, a VT2142 and a RTP300, My Experiences - A Detailed Review

Salt Lake City: impressions after several months
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months

Vonage Reviews

VoIP - New Way For Calling

Vonage In Print News

Voip Now Becomes New Way For Calling

September 19, 2004

By Chris Dumond

CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati resident Patricia Jackson has never been afraid of technology.

Jackson is one of the first to take advantage of Time Warner Cable's new venture into Voice over Internet Provider (VoIP) telephone service here and she says it works great.

"The price is right and I haven't noticed any difference in the sound," she said.

The prospect of unlimited local and long-distance calling for less than $40 per month was too much to resist, she said.

Commercial Voip telephone service has been available in the United States since 2002. Traditionally, the technology sends packets of voice information over the Internet instead of using copper telephone wires.

What's new is that cable providers like Time Warner are using their existing cable and fiber optic networks for the phone service. Cable providers claim their secure networks allow for better quality control compared to other Voip providers like Vonage, which typically use the public Internet.

Lindsay Schroth, a senior analyst with The Yankee Group, a leading telecommunications research and consulting firm, said phone companies are taking a hit from the VoIP/wireless combination in competition. The cable companies are also giving other Voip providers a run for their money, Schroth said.

While providers like Vonage allow customers to select phone numbers from anywhere in the country and to make those phone numbers portable, the mass market wants a Voip service that is similar to traditional phone service, but cheaper, she said.

She said the cable companies can provide that along with arguably better sound quality.

How traditional telecommunication companies will successfully compete is yet to be seen.

"I think they're very threatened," she said. "There's not many people in the market who don't think everyone's going to be getting IP phone service."

Howard said Time Warner has been slow to roll out the service here, trying to make sure any problems were fixed before it was released to the general public.

Cable's Voip offerings work with regular telephones. During installation, the cable, just like the one that plugs into the back of the television, is wired into the home and connected to a modem that serves the Voip service. It can be used for high-speed Internet access. From there, a phone wire from the modem can be plugged into any phone outlet in the dwelling, making the Voip service available to all phone jacks in the home.

Howard said the modems and installation are free.

If a Voip customer call needs to be routed outside Time Warner's network, the company has an agreement with MCI to provide service. Folks with traditional phone service can call Voip users and vice versa, he said.

For those without any other Time Warner services, Digital Phone costs about $45 per month before taxes. With Time Warner's high-speed Internet service, the bundle costs about $80 per month.

"The biggest thing was the cost," Jackson said. "The kids are always on the phone and it's nice not to have to worry about long-distance charges."

She said she considered removing landline telephone service from her house entirely, but wanted to keep a telephone for the possibility of working from home. After shopping around, she said, she settled on Time Warner.

She said she has had some problems with caller ID and would like to have more services like three-way calling. Jackson said she didn't have a problem with most frequent complaints of Voip users.

First, when the power goes out, so does VoIP. Howard said market research showed that was not an issue for 80 percent of Voip customers.

Digital Phone service can also render DSL Internet access unusable unless the DSL access is installed on separate phone lines.

Not everyone who is a Time Warner customer can get the service. Howard said he expects Digital Phone to be available to about 80 percent of the market by the end of this year. Some fear of technology and quality concerns exist, he said. After a year of availability in Portland, Maine, about 10 percent of those who can get the Time Warner service have signed up.

However, a report issued last week by The Yankee Group, claims cable companies will overcome other Voip providers within the year, breaking open the Internet protocol phone market.

Vonage Service Plans

Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New ClyzeMax
New Today 7
Yesterday 4
Total 100338

Who Is On Site
Visitors 191
Members 2
Total 193

Vonage VoIP Forum Members:
Login Here
Not a Member? You can Register Here
As a registered member you will have access to the VoIP Speed Test, Vonage Service Announcements and post comments in the
Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage Stock Price
Value: 6.48
Change:   N/A
Up to 15 Minute Delay

Site Search

Social Bookmarks
 Printer Friendly Printer Friendly

†AK and HI residents pay $29.95 shipping. ††Limited time offer. Valid for residents of the United States (&DC), 18 years or older, who open new accounts. Offer good while supplies last and only on new account activations. One kit per account/household. Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts, promotions or plans and is not applicable to past purchases. Good while supplies last. Allow up to 2 weeks for shipping. Other restrictions may apply.

1Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.

2Shipping and activation fees waived with 1-year agreement. An Early Termination Fee (with periodic pro-rated reductions) applies if service is terminated before the end of the first 12 months. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms of Service for details.

HIGH SPEED INTERNET REQUIRED. †VALID FOR NEW LINES ONLY. RATES EXCLUDE INTERNET SERVICE, SURCHARGES, FEES AND TAXES. DEVICE MAY BE REFURBISHED. If you subscribe to plans with monthly minutes allotments, all call minutes placed from both from your home and registered ExtensionsTM phones will count toward your monthly minutes allotment. ExtensionsTM calls made from mobiles use airtime and may incur surcharges, depending on your mobile plan. Alarms, TTY and other systems may not be compatible. Vonage 911 service operates differently than traditional 911. See for details.

** Certain call types excluded. is not an official Vonage support website & is independently operated.
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. All comments are property of their posters.
All other content is © Copyright 2002 - 2013 by 4Sight Media LLC.

Thinking of signing up for Vonage but have questions?
Business and Residential customers can call Toll Free 24 hours a day at: 1-888-692-8074
No Vonage Promotion Code or Coupon Codes are required at to receive any special,
best Vonage cheap deals, free sign up offers or discounts.

[ | | | | | ]

Vonage Forum Site Maps

Vonage | VoIP Forum | How VoIP Works | Wiring and Installation Page Two | International Rate Plans 2 | Internet Phone
Promotion | Vonage Review | VoIP | Broadband Phone | Free Month | Rebate | Vonnage | Vontage | VoIP | Phone Service
Phone | llamadas ilimitadas a Mexico | Latest News | VoIP Acronyms | Deal | Philippines Globe Phone | Site Maps

The Vonage Forum provides the Vonage sign up Best Offer Promotion Deal.
If you are considering signing up for Vonage and have found our Vonage News, Customer Reviews, Forums
& all other parts of this site useful, please use our Vonage Sign up page.

Vonage VoIP Phone Service is redefining communications by offering consumers
& small business VoIP Internet phones, an affordable alternative to traditional phone service.
The Vonage VoIP Forum Generated This Page In: 0.74 Seconds and 313 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum