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Whitmarsh Posted:
Yes, boiler-plate
answers they
usually are,
though I did get
one sensible
answer
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On Dec 17, 2014 at 09:58:00

revrob Posted:
I never heard from
them again. Seems
like boilerplate
answers only and
then that's
...

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On Dec 11, 2014 at 15:43:28

dconnor Posted:
It all depends on
the wiring in your
house. Is it wired
for single line or
dual line?
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On Dec 10, 2014 at 11:54:24

sashasuman Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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On Dec 10, 2014 at 04:20:21

Pinfold Posted:
Simple question I
hope. I have a
1 line vonage
adapter, ordering
a 2 line one,
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On Dec 09, 2014 at 18:19:52

Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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Topic:
Mitel 3300 CXi connections
On Dec 06, 2014 at 05:47:30

Whitmarsh Posted:
*30 is supposed to
block caller-id
for all subsequent
calls; if *67 does
it for
...

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On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:30:00

revrob Posted:
Thanks for the
userguide info and
the new codes -
unfortunately the
result is the
...

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On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:01:33

ILLLLM Posted:
I have a Cox
connection. Vonage
router is hooked
directly to cox
modem. Cox
Download
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On Nov 25, 2014 at 14:24:54

Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2006 10:25 am    Post subject: Earthlink Ad for VoIP on CNN Reply with quote Back to top

This may be well known but it's the first time I've noticed it. I saw an ad on CNN for Earthlink Voip a few minutes ago. Yes, I know there are other Voip but this is the first I've seen advertised besides Vonage on a major network at the same price (24.95) as Vonage.

They did not mention any of the features that Vonage offers however like Caller ID or port your existing number.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2006 1:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I checked into this service since I use Earthlink Cable Broadband and they offer very good prices on bundled service. There were a few missing features that kept me from going with it, though.

First, no 7 digit dialing. I use this as a landline replacement and don't want to have to remember to dial 10 digits for "local" calls.

Secondly, no Voice Mail Waiting Indicator - no stutter tone or light on the phone, etc. Apparently, they had some issues with this service early on and disabled it.

That was enough to keep me away. They -do- offer Name on Outbound CallerID, though - and the price when bundled with Earthlink Broadband is very competitive ($40/mth for broadband and unlimited phone for 6 months, then $60/mth after that - cable broadband service is $43/mth here). If they can fix the problems listed above, it may be something worth considering.

Earthlink is also offering a different kind of Voip in some markets. It's something where all fo the equipment is located at the DSLAM - you just plug your phone into your house jacks like you would with a normal POTS service. It's $80/mth for unlimited along with 8mb/sec ADSL2. Not a bad deal if you need the bandwidth. It's only available in a few select cities right now, though.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2006 5:32 pm    Post subject: Re: Earthlink Ad for VoIP on CNN Reply with quote Back to top

hookbill wrote:
This may be well known but it's the first time I've noticed it. I saw an ad on CNN for Earthlink Voip a few minutes ago. Yes, I know there are other Voip but this is the first I've seen advertised besides Vonage on a major network at the same price (24.95) as Vonage.

They did not mention any of the features that Vonage offers however like Caller ID or port your existing number.


Looks like they pretty much have what Vonage has, except they charge for Simulring.

"On the go? Add Enhanced Call Forwarding and route your trueVoice calls to up to 5 different numbers. Only $4.95/month."

They do offer caller-id block, 10 numbers, at no charge. Their website says they will support LNP.

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