Sign up

Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
Tomekaxali Posted:
Czy wiesz, co to
jest druk
banerowy? Jest to
rodzaj nadruku

In The Forum:
Rollupy reklamowe na czas u nas
On Apr 23, 2017 at 09:03:53

xing33 Posted:
In The Forum:
Vonage UK
On Apr 22, 2017 at 12:49:38

xing33 Posted:
In The Forum:
Vonage Canada
On Apr 22, 2017 at 12:45:21

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

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 Industry Laud Ensign Bill As Recognition Of New Reality

Vonage In Print News

Industries Laud Ensign Bill As Recognition Of New Reality

July 28, 2005

By Drew Clark

The telecommunication and technology industries reacted favorably -- as had been expected -- to deregulatory telecom legislation introduced Wednesday by Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev. But the bill also garnered some words of praise from the cable industry.

"This bill recognizes that the world has changed and consumer-driven markets work better than those managed by the government," said Peter Davidson, senior vice president of Verizon Communications. "The Ensign bill puts consumers first."

"The Ensign proposal would bring telecommunications law up to date," said Herschel Abbott, BellSouth's vice president of government affairs. He added that the company will work with Ensign and Senate Commerce Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, "to ensure its speedy passage."

"Senator Ensign's bill ... would apply market-driven competitive principles to all communications markets" and provide clarity to SBC Communications' anticipated investment in video services, said Tim McKone, SBC's senior vice president of federal relations.

And, on the cable side, Kyle McSlarrow, chief executive officer of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, said the legislation "treats like services alike."

Although differing with Ensign on the issue of high-speed Internet networks provided by local governments, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., co-sponsored Ensign's bill because of its strong deregulatory nature, an aide said. The measure would set some limits on municipal broadband; McCain has co-sponsored legislation to promote such services.

Following a Wednesday speech on telecom reform at an event sponsored by The New Republic magazine, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., told reporters that he had not seen Ensign's bill -- but acknowledged that "it does conflict with a few of the views that I espouse."

He pledged to "work through" those differences with the Nevada senator; Ensign is the chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee's Technology Subcommittee, while Kerry is the senior Democrat on that subpanel.

Randolph May, a senior fellow at the Progress and Freedom Foundation, called Ensign's bill, "the most deregulatory, market-oriented bill ever introduced in Congress, and commendably so."

Said May: "The bill is based on the underlying premise that now, as we move full-steam ahead into the digital age, the traditional economic regulation of most communications services that was appropriate in a monopolistic environment is no longer necessary." Instead, the marketplace would regulate communications providers, he noted.

"It is a very, very strong package, and we are very grateful for Sen. Ensign's leadership," Walter McCormick, chief executive officer of the U.S. Telecom Association, said in an interview.

McCormick called it "a measured move to market-based competition. The telephone industry will remain subject to regulations for some period of years that the cable industry will not be subject to."

Ensign's bill also would require that broadband providers let consumers access any legal content -- or use any voice-over-Internet protocol, such as Vonage. That "network neutrality" provision could boost support for the bill among consumer groups and the technology industry.

Information Technology Industry Council Chief Executive Officer Rhett Dawson called the bill a "good starting point for the debate in Congress. We share [Ensign's] goals of removing barriers to innovation, promoting competition, and sparking growth in the tech and services sector."

Telecommunications Industry Association President Matt Flanigan also commended Ensign. And Roger Cochetti, group director for public policy for the Computing Technology Industry Association, said, "We are particularly encouraged by its call to keep Internet applications and information services, such as VoIP, free from regulation."

Vonage Service Plans

Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New fannygz4
New Today 2
Yesterday 4
Total 100333

Who Is On Site
Visitors 156
Members 0
Total 156

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: 6.41
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 330 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum