Sign up
 Vonage  

       
 
Vonage Forum Menu

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

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
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
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
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
in
Scarborough, Onta
rio
...

In The Forum:
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
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
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
browser
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Topic:
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
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
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
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,
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
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,
...

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
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
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
A good sip trunking provider
On Jul 17, 2016 at 23:42:46


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.

Syndication

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

Vonage VoIP Forum Digest, October 19, 2006


Vonage VoIP Forum Digest

October 19, 2006

By Daniel Connor

Welcome to today's edition of the Vonage Voip Forum Digest. 

In the news, we'll catch up on Vonage's new local number option in Florida and West Virginia, as well as tell you when Vonage will announce their latest financial results and where you can listen in as Vonage execs explain them. We'll go review a Vonage Forum thread seeking equipment recommendations for Vonage service, as well as another thread wanting to know about a rebate for Vonage-compatible equipment. And we'll go over Vonage's stock price.



In The News

Vonage Expands Local Area Code Availability in Florida

This morning, Vonage announced that today announced that it now offers local area code selection in Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Clermont, Gainesville,
Inverness, Leesburg and Milton, Florida. 

Vonage also said that it has also added new rate centers within the state, allowing customers to further
localize their telephone number.

A rate center is the geographic area used for issuing phone numbers. There can be many rate centers within one area code. This expansion offers
subscribers the opportunity to further localize their telephone number, as they are now able to select numbers from towns more representative of their
geographic location or maintain their own phone number within their own popular are code. 

The new rate centers offered within the state of Florida include: Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach and Sebastian, and are all within the
(352) area code. The company also added the following rate centers within the (386) area code: Deland and Daytona Beach. 

Vonage Offers Local Numbers In West Virginia

Yesterday Vonage announced that it now offers West Virginia's local area code.

As a result of this development, Vonage customers in West Virginia can now keep their current numbers or choose telephone numbers within the (304) area code.

Vonage To Report Its Financial Results A Week From Tuesday-Here's How To Listen In

Vonage is going to report its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2006 a week from this coming Tuesday, which will be Tuesday October 31, 2006. The earnings release will be available on Vonage's Investor Relations website at http://ir.vonage.com

Management will host a Webcast discussion of the quarter's results on Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.

The Webcast will be broadcast live through Vonage's Investor Relations website at 

http://ir.vonage.com

Should you want to listen in, you'll need Windows Media Player to listen to this Webcast. A replay will be available shortly after the live Webcast and will be available for two weeks.

On The Vonage Voip Forum

I often see threads started by new Vonage Forum Members who are looking for recommendations for equipment to use with their new Vonage service.

Such a thread has just been started by new VonageForum Member MrZimm. He has decided to name this new thread of his, Help about routers, adapters and QoS! please!

"Now few questions to help me out here," MrZimm writes. "I have done lots of reading but some of the postings are old so going to ask again and see if some things have changed."

Then MrZimm asks three questions, which are:

1. Best router for Vonage currently on the market. I know from reading lost of people say try to find one of the old linksys routers version 4 or before for a certain model. But I'm talking 2006 / October what is best out there. I'm having a hard time there is Dlink then linksys that is really Cisco.

2. Some people say get a good consumer router then put the phone adapter behind the router. Why would I want to do this? How can the adapter control Voip priority? Wouldn’t it be better to just get an all in one router?

3. I have a Rogers Ultra 10meg connection. Currently have some older SMC router but would upgrade if it was worth it. I share the connection with my family and the kids are gamers and downloader’s. My key thing in convincing my wife to go with Vonage is price and quality so I really could use some help in picking the best QoS I think it's called.

Steve48 reads MrZimm's post, and follows up with his own post with some useful information for his fellow Vonage Forum Member.

"You might want to check out the writings of NateHoy with regard to some of these things," Steve48 writes, giving credit to Vonage Forum Member who has written many articles of help to so many other Forum Members.  Look at http://vonage.nmhoy.net/ .

"With respect to item 2, the reason for getting a good router and putting the Vonage adapter behind it is that the Vonage router/adapters aren't very robust routers," Steve48 writes. "If your Internet usage is pretty low key, then you probably don't need to do this. If, on the other hand, your internet usage includes a lot of downloading and gaming, as it appears to, this is probably the way to go. You'll depend on the router to take care of QoS, since the adapter won't be in a position to do it.

"With respect to 3," adds Steve48, "I'd advise you to check things out with your old router. Presumably it's already handling the gaming and downloading, so it can't be too shabby. Put a Vonage unit behind it, set QoS to favor the Vonage box, and see how things work. You can always invest in a new router later if you need to.

ThenSteve48 offers a final piece of advice for MrZimm.

"Before you go with Vonage, I suggest that you run the forum VoIP test and a test at www.testyourvoip to spot potential issues before you jump into it," he suggests. "If you have a phone number that you're attached to, go with a Vonage assigned number at first and see how things go. When you're convinced, then transfer the number."

MrZimm follows with a note of thanks but with one more question as well:

"What do you think of the WRT54GL router?"

Steve48 comes right back and he writes:

"I'm not a networking expert and I've never used that router, but several people in here have recommended it," Steve48 points out. "They suggest using third party firmware."

For specific links to threads that cover this technology, Steve48 suggests a Vonage Forum search.

Some equipment sold for Vonage services comes with rebates. And that brings to mind a new Vonage Forum thread that has the title of, How do i get my mail-in rebate on vt2142?

Wanting to know about rebates for this Motorola adaptor-router, new Vonage Forum Member codelogic launched this thread.

And codelogic writes that he just signed up for Vonage service, and has received his Motorola VT2142. He has signed up for Vonage using vonage.com, but he writes that cannot find any info on what needs to be done to receive his rebate.

Steve48 has the answer.

"If Vonage sent you the VT2142," Steve48 writes, "then any costs/rebates should be automatically applied to your Vonage bill."

What Info To Post When You Are Having Tech Problems

In the thread I just wrote about called Help about routers, adapters and QoS! please!, Steve48 suggested that MrZimm, who began the thread, run a testyourvoip test. In fact, a good number of threads and posts on the Vonage Forum are devoted to a technical issue a Forum Member is having with their Vonage service, and questions as to what is causing the problem and how it can be fixed. Being able to provide such solutions is a major reason why we are here.

We have many knowledgeable Vonage Forum members who repeatedly have jumped in and provided advice that has led to solutions. Generally, the best way for them to help you is if you provide as much information as you can about your setup and the nature of the problem you are having.

This past summer, one of those knowledgeable and always Vonage Forum Members actually started a thread advising what info you should provide when you start a thread that asks for help with a Vonage-related issue. Trowski's thread is called What to post when having technical trouble with Vonage..... I liked his points so much that I have made this thread a "sticky," which means it appears at the top of the Vonage Voip Forum thread list you see when you go to http://www.vonage-forum.com/forum1.html.

Here's what Trowski advises that you post:

1. Your location
2. Your ISP name and type (cable, DSL, wireless etc)
3. Upload and download speeds
4. Modem make and model
5. Type of Vonage adapter used i.e. RT31P2 or PAP2
6. Setup of Network i.e. Modem---->Vonage Adapter-->PC
7. Issue you are experiencing i.e. dropped calls, choppy audio etc
8. DETAILED results from www.testyourvoip.com with a test call to Boston.

"This will help you get the answers/resolution faster if you can post that first....," he writes.

And I added, "that a detailed title is very important, one that does not have the words: "Please", "Help" or "Vonage" in it. And if you haven't already done so, please take a minute to read the forum rules prior to posting for the first time.

Vonage Stock Report

On Wednesday  on the New York Stock Exchange, Vonage stock closed at $7.65 a share, which was down four cents (and also down 0.52%)  from Tuesday's $7.69 a share as well as the session low of $7.65 a share for the day. Total Vonage shares traded on Wednesday reached 265,300 shares.

Once again, our Vonage Stock Forum can be reached from this link.

Check Out Our Revised Vonage V-Phone and Softphone Forum

Many of you are probably already familiar with our Vonage Softphone Forum. That's where we cover Vonage's very popular SoftPhone service which you can access directly from your PC's screen. This is section of the Vonage Forum with a linked list of threads with questions and solutions about Vonage SoftPhone.

But now I am pleased to announce that I've added discussions and threads about the Vonage V-Phone- which when you insert it into a USB, can turn any PC or laptop into a fully functional Vonage phone. Because I thought the Softphone Forum would be a natural place to include V-Phone threads,  I decided to rename this forum, the Vonage V-Phone and Softphone Forum. It's a very popular forum, closing in on 1,000 posts! Check it out. Here's the direct link.

We've Updated Our VoIP Speed Test

I wanted to call your attention to our upgraded Voip Speed Test.

Instead of the simple upload/download test, this one has all the reporting that is needed to diagnose ISP issues such as Jitter and Packet Loss.

The advanced report screen has been configured with a "Copy to Clip Board" button so you can easily paste the results in the forums.

I would like to thank the following members for giving valuable input during the beta testing: reebok, Steve48, NateHoy, VonageTPA, Trowski and scerruti.

For those of you that are interested in the details behind the results, the following are the tests parameters:

The test is located in Washington DC.

The data.bin file for the speed test upload/download is 10Mb with 8 seconds max time out.

75,000 bytes is used to calculate the number of supported Voip lines.

Other variables:

Voip lines simulated =1
voip bytes per packet =8
voip simulation seconds =10
voip packets per second =75

If you have any questions about this test, feel free to post them in this thread.

That's what's hot about Vonage today. We'll be back on Friday morning with our next edition of the Vonage VoIP Forum Digest, including our coverage of what bloggers we read have said about Vonage this week.




 
Vonage Service Plans


Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New Imovane
New Today 9
Yesterday 7
Total 99025

Who Is On Site
Visitors 109
Members 0
Total 109


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: 6.69
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 www.vonage.com/911 for details.

** Certain call types excluded.

www.vonage-forum.com 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 www.vonage-forum.com 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 www.vonage.com 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: 0.71 Seconds and 468 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum