Sign up

Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
chadzy1 Posted:
Hot galleries,
thousands new
daily. http://sim

In The Forum:
Hardcore Galleries with hot Hardcore photos
On Nov 25, 2020 at 20:23:52

nelsonpx2 Posted:
Sexy teen photo
galleries http://

In The Forum:
New project started to be available today, check it out
On Nov 16, 2020 at 03:38:26

albertohh4 Posted:
Sexy teen photo
galleries http://

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Enjoy our scandal amateur galleries that looks incredibly di
On Nov 07, 2020 at 04:19:53

tracycb4 Posted:
Sexy photo
galleries, daily
collections http:

In The Forum:
Teen Girls Pussy Pics. Hot galleries
On Oct 08, 2020 at 00:00:32

aaronoo69 Posted:
Dirty Porn Photos,
daily updated
galleries http://

In The Forum:
Teen Girls Pussy Pics. Hot galleries
On Oct 06, 2020 at 19:49:03

jessietq16 Posted:
Free Porn
Galleries - Hot
Pictures http://f

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
New project started to be available today, check it out
On Oct 06, 2020 at 08:50:37

amparoio11 Posted:
New project
started to be
available today,
check it
out http://gaytee

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Nude Sex Pics, Sexy Naked Women, Hot Girls Porn
On Sep 28, 2020 at 06:55:12

willieri18 Posted:
Sexy pictures each
day http://free3d

In The Forum:
Dirty Porn Photos, daily updated galleries
On Sep 11, 2020 at 22:07:24

kaseyob18 Posted:
Best Nude
Playmates &
galleries daily
updates http://po

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Daily updated super sexy photo galleries
On Sep 06, 2020 at 17:48:05

brianazv2 Posted:
Hot teen
pics http://freeg
free ipod

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
New super hot photo galleries, daily updated collections
On Aug 21, 2020 at 00:14:50

Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage In The News
Vonage Expands International Presence with Investments in Asia Pacific Region

Vonage to Present at the Oppenheimer 20th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference


Vonage Customer Reviews
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months

Review: My First Day With Vonage, Excellent!
Review: My First Day With Vonage, Excellent!

Great Price, No Complaints
Great Price, No Complaints

You need some common sense.
You need some common sense.

Vonage Customer Review: One month with Vonage, and...
Vonage Customer Review: One month with Vonage, and...

Vonage Reviews

Vonage Receives $35 Million Investment

Vonage In Print News

November 25, 2003

By Susan Polyakova

Taking another step toward global expansion, Vonage announced Mon. it had more than doubled its capital base by closing a $35 million financing round led by New Enterprise Assoc. (NEA). The Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider, which said it had more than 70,000 lines in service and added more than 10,000 lines monthly, planned to use the investment to expand to Europe and Canada starting early next year. "We want to be the first in the [European] market," Vonage CFO John Rego told us. He said that with presence in 100 U.S. Metropolitan Service Areas (MSAs), "we have most of the country covered. We can complete the U.S. next year, and meanwhile start building networks in Europe and Canada."

It's the right time for Vonage to expand to Europe and Canada, Rego said. He said Europe was a "natural extension" for a company going global: "Ultimately, we'll get all Europe covered in 2005-2006." He said the first quarter of 2004 was also an "interesting time" for Vonage to enter Canada -- which, he said had "great" broadband penetration -- as well as to complete its build-out in the U.S., where it already covered 80% of the population in 37 states and expected to offer local numbers in all 50 states in 12 months. Rego predicted that by the end of 2004, Vonage would blanket the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Switzerland. James Enck of Daiwa Institute of Research in the U.K. said Vonage was "likely to be on the scene [in] any [European] market with relatively strong broadband network in place" --the U.K., Belgium and the Netherlands.

While Vonage may face cultural and logistical challenges, Europe may offer key advantages in regulation, marketing and product differentiation, Enck said. He said Europe had "very few" regulatory barriers to Voip providers: "The message from the European Commission [EU] is that at the EU level, they have no problems with it. It's an issue of furthering competition, technical innovation and consumer" benefits.

Compared with the U.S., Enck said there was "no situation we could see when anybody could stand up an say 'we don't like [VoIP].'" For example, he said in the U.K., "as long as you don't sell Voip as a primary line replacement, there is nothing that can stop you." He said other advantages of entering European Voip market were:

(1) "Very straightforward" licensing.
(2) Operators regulated on a significant market power (SMP) basis. "You need to have 30% to 40% of a given market to be subject to regulation," Enck said: "There is going to be a long time before... [VoIP] guys could reach SMP status."

Vonage's Rego said while the regulatory environment in Europe differed from one country to another, "Canada, the U.K. and Switzerland are very friendly to people doing VoIP."

Rego said Vonage planned to use a strategy in Europe
similar to the one it has in the U.S. He said the company
anticipated signing the "same kind of partnerships" with
cable companies, as well as ISPs, retailers and traditional
telephone companies, adding that "some talks are on the way."

Enck said in the U.K., Vonage, which had signed deals with
RadioShack and Best Buy in the U.S., could partner with
British supermarket stores such as Tesco that offered mobile
and fixed services. He said that would "make sense" for
Vonage because "in the U.K. this model is already
established." He said that while there was "no one really
like Best Buy" in Europe, some retailers should be willing to sell Vonage product as-is or under new brands.

Vonage will have to rethink its price strategy because
of high European wireline-to-wireless termination charges,
Enck said. For example, he said, a wireline-to-wireless call
in Europe could cost 15-20 cents per min.: "That's a huge
hurdle, unlike in the U.S., where the termination charges are not [so high] and [are] easy [for carriers] to absorb.

In Europe, [Vonage would] have to offset those termination
charges. Pricing plans would have to be different because of
this difference." Enck said with mobile termination charges
subject to regulations in many European countries, they were
"coming down."

However, he said, high termination fees would remain an issue across Europe in the foreseeable future.

Rego said Vonage would "come up with a plan"
to address the pricing differences between the U.S. and Europe.

Enck said European incumbents would struggle to respond
effectively, in light of complex cultural and operational
issues. In the long term, he said, incumbents, which
currently didn't offer VoIP, could start providing such
service as part of a bundle: "There is a lot of technology
being played out, which suggests" that European incumbents
"will become more aggressive in offering discounts on
broadband products. They are not going to sit and wait until
their business is being destroyed. [They may decide that]
it's time to push the button and create a Vonage of their

Offering video over DSL is one of the differentiators
European incumbents may use to offset Vonage's influence,
Enck said. He said with a friendly regulatory environment,
low competition and "very limited" physical infrastructure
required to deliver VoIP, it would be easy for Vonage to
enter the European market. "There is no one in Europe who
does what Vonage does... The market is open," Enck said.

However, he said he expected that would change
soon because several companies in Europe would be introducing similar products before the end of 2003: "Being the first mover in this market is very important because... these services are very unique." He said some competition could come from European cable operators that already offered Voip services.

In France, he said broadband ISP also sold Voip
services: "But they are not direct competitors."

To attract customers in Europe, "Vonage could let its
subscribers in different countries call each other for free," Enck said: "That may be one of the ways to convince people to deal with high termination charges on mobile phones."

Rego said Vonage would "go country-by-country" when
attracting customers. He said the company was looking at
calling plans it could offer its subscribers to address
country-specific needs. For example, he said, in Europe,
Vonage could offer unlimited calling to the U.S. for a set
monthly fee. He said the company already offered free
Vonage-to-Vonage calls regardless whether calling parties
were in the same or different countries.

Vonage Service Plans

Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New patsykf3
New Today 0
Yesterday 0
Total 101029

Who Is On Site
Visitors 1
Members 1
Total 2

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
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: 1.18 Seconds and Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum