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dconnor Posted:
What is the main
number on the
account? And
which one is the
virtual number?

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How do you call 999
On Apr 27, 2017 at 13:52:02

Trafford Posted:
Seems like a
question. We
rely exclusively
on a Vonage system
for our

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How do you call 999
On Apr 27, 2017 at 05:42:50

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

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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

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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

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On Feb 15, 2017 at 21:16:51

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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

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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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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

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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

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Rogers Edges Toward Telephony War v. BCE
'Prudent For Us': Will Start Service Using Internet By 2005, Says CEO

December 10, 2003

By Mark Evans

After much speculation, Rogers Communications Inc. will get into the telephony business by 2005 -- a move that could spark a war with BCE Inc., which dominates the residential and corporate telephone markets in Ontario and Quebec.

Ted Rogers, president and chief executive, told a UBS Warburg conference yesterday that the Toronto-based company will start a telephony service using Internet-based technology.

This is the first time Rogers has put a definitive launch date on its voice strategy. Previously, the company had said it would proceed when the technology was ready for prime time.

"2004 is acknowledged to be the year that the new technology in cable telephony will be launched on a mass basis. In Canada, my judgment would be it would be prudent for us to be one year later than that," Mr. Rogers told an investment conference in New York.

Rogers' much-anticipated decision to get into the telephony market comes as an increasing number of cable companies are jumping into the business. On Monday, Time-Warner Inc. said it had signed a deal with Sprint Corp. and WorldCom Inc. to send telephone calls over its cable network. Comcast Corp., Cox Communications Inc. and Cablevision Systems Corp. have started offering digital telephony services.

Cable companies are offering telephony service using Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, which lets them send voice traffic using the same network that delivers broadcasting service. Cable companies are scrambling to get into the telephony business as they attempt to drive revenue by offering consumers a "triple play" of voice, cable and high-speed Internet service.

This year, UBS estimated it would cost Rogers $500-million to roll out telephony service to 30% of its basic subscribers. Rogers, however, has been cautious about moving forward due to concerns about the economic viability of telephony given the high investment costs.

Before getting into telephony, Rogers wants the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to prevent rival BCE Inc. from selling local phone service in discounted service bundles. It is also looking for the federal regulator to provide breaks to companies that want to get into the local telephone business -- much like it helped satellite-television start-ups ExpressVu and Star Choice establish a foothold in the television market.

In a research note published earlier this week, CIBC analyst Dvai Ghose said he is unenthusiastic about cable telephony in Canada and suggested investors may be disappointed if they have high hopes for VOIP.

"We are not overly bullish about cable telephony because, one, fixed line telephony is a declining regulated, low-multiple business; two, the price of a residential line in Canada is some 40% lower than in the U.S.; three, the cost of deploying telco quality Voip is prohibitive; and four, we do not see the case for inferior voice service."

Even if cable companies are willing to deal with the competitive and technical obstacles, Mr. Ghose said their plans could be disrupted if the carriers decide to "fight Voip with VOIP" by launching their own Internet-based voice services.

He said this would let the carriers price Voip services at a significant discount to regulated services to reinforce that Voip is inferior to circuit-switched telephony, and establish prices at a low enough level to make Voip even less attractive to cable companies.

"While such a strategy could run into predatory pricing issues, if the regulator is really serious about not regulating Internet services, it would seem contradictory to regulate the telcos Voip and not the cablecos VOIP," he said.

While Rogers has not entered the voice market, it and Calgary-based Shaw Communications Inc. have been conducting tests of Voip technology. BCE CEO Michael Sabia said last week Bell Canada is also working on developing Voip services.

The Voip market is gaining momentum as the technology improves. At the forefront is Edison, N.J.-based Vonage Holdings Inc., which has 80,000 subscribers in the U.S. using its Voip service. The company plans to move into Canada later this year.

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