Sign up
 Vonage  

       
 
Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
Kevingrarl Posted:
Су
95;ас&
#1085;иl
1;
пі
76;пр&
#1080;&
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Сучас&
On Dec 02, 2016 at 12:51:38

IsaawUnace Posted:
does cialis work
as well as cialis
add.cgi buy
cialis cialis
the team <a
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Condition good pill instead of ed
On Dec 01, 2016 at 11:11:59

MatrickVop Posted:
buy cialis today
columbus oh
generic cialis
buy cialis online
registered users
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
Classify miserly pills no means
On Nov 28, 2016 at 10:42:47

dracossumo Posted:
Ко
84;па&
#1085;иn
3; Tritel
пр
77;до
...

In The Forum:
Vonage
Topic:
&#1048;&#1085;&#1090;&#1077;&#1088;&
On Nov 27, 2016 at 23:00:39

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


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


Post new topic   Reply to topic  Vonage® VoIP Forum - Vonage News, Reviews And Discussion » Vonage Forum Archive
Author Message
CoveMan
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2006
Posts: 6

PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2006 5:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

CoveMan wrote:
So, my phone goes into the new WRTP54G, which goes into the BEFSR41, as does all of our other internet traffic via another router (which brand I cannot identify -- it's old).

BTW -- we're not sharing data or resources over the network, just the internet connection.
View user's profile Send private message
steve68
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Jun 11, 2006
Posts: 12

PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 9:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Any update on this CoveMan?
View user's profile Send private message
CoveMan
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2006
Posts: 6

PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

steve68 wrote:
Any update on this CoveMan?

I share an office with some other folks, and I can't go messing with their setup by moving the router chain around.

From what I'm reading here, this router does not give voice data a priority. Vonage pitched it as such. What should I do about that? My calls are choppy whenever there is the slightest bit of internet usage. The QoS from the test on this site was 40%.

I've moving out of this office soon and can set this up however I want. I'll have cable service from Comcast. I will want my Vonage phone to have the strongest possible priority, and 2 other computers with wireless access. I just need basic security since I won't be tapping into an employer's computer or anything.

What is the best "consumer-grade" setup to accomplish this?
View user's profile Send private message
steve68
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Jun 11, 2006
Posts: 12

PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

For your new office, if it was me I would get the WRT54G from Linksys and put the DD-WRT firmware on it and I would be set. The firmware modification gets you everything you want from a expensive router but for the price of around $50.

If your not into flashing the router with new firmware then just find a decent cheap wireless router that has some sort of firewall, they all have some basic security to them but I think you could find one that has a better firewall than others. I noticed that Linksys has one with a more robust firewall, the WRV200 but not sure on price.

Then make sure you put the Vonage router on the outside and the wireless router on the inside closest to your computers.
View user's profile Send private message
CoveMan
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2006
Posts: 6

PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 11:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

steve68 wrote:
For your new office, if it was me I would get the WRT54G from Linksys and put the DD-WRT firmware on it ....

So, to be clear -- the WRT54G does have a robust voice-priority system...?

What is "DD-WRT" firmware and how does one acquire it?

(I'm a novice at this stuff, as you might surmise!)
View user's profile Send private message
steve68
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Jun 11, 2006
Posts: 12

PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 11:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

nope.. the WRT54G does not.. unless you upgrade the firmware.. then it does. See apparntly Linksys/cisco didnt adhear to the GPL with regards to some of the software they used in the router, so they had to release the source code. Someone built new firmware with tons of features and released it. I have a spare WRT54G I am going to load it on and see how it works. from what i hear It is very slick. You can find a feature list here..

http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/index.php/What_is_%22DD-WRT%22%3F#Feature_List
View user's profile Send private message
NateHoy
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: Nov 01, 2005
Posts: 2257
Location: New England

PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Just a warning on this:

The WRT54G is NOT currently Linux-based. Linksys re-tooled the WRT54G and GS last year to use "VXWORKS" as their operating system, which is closed source.

However, all is not lost. You can purchase a WRT54GL ("L" is for "Linux") which are generally available via mail-order, or a WRTSL54GS, which is a silver-boxed WRT54GS with a faster processor, more memory, and a USB port for network attached storage.

BOTH the WRT54GL and the WRTSL54GS will accept DD-WRT or HyperWRT Thibor, which are both alternative firmware builds that add significant new features to the Linksys stock firmware.

HyperWRT Thibor (what I use): http://www.thibor.co.uk
DD-WRT: http://www.dd-wrt.org

Both are free, and both are excellent firmware. HyperWRT focuses on using Linksys stock firmware as its base, and adds features, but they also keep up with the latest from Linksys and it looks and feels like the original firmware, albeit on some serious performance-enhancing drugs. DD-WRT is written based on much older Linksys firmware, and the author "went his own way" with the firmware, and added GOBS of features Linksys never dreamed of.

Both are very good, just designed for different types of users.

There's also the hacker's dream, OpenWRT, that uses loadable modules for functionality rather than building an entire firmware. Some Linux experience is suggested for OpenWRT. Wink

_________________
Comcast Cable (3m down / 256k up) -> Linksys BEFCMU10 v2 (DOCSIS 1.0) -> WRT54G v4 ("Tomato" firmware) -> the rest of my network including a WRTP54G (Firmware: 5.01.04)
My Vonage Self-Help Guides: http://vonage.nmhoy.net
View user's profile Send private message
steve68
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Jun 11, 2006
Posts: 12

PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Thanks for the awesome info NateHoy! I didn't know they changed it but it makes sense that they would.

Thanks for the clarification and I look forward trying one of those out.
View user's profile Send private message
jeromelw
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Feb 13, 2005
Posts: 1

PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 6:33 pm    Post subject: Thanks for solving my Qos problem Reply with quote Back to top

Just wanted to say that I also had a QoS problem with my WRTP54G router and NateHoy's wonderful web site helped me to solve my problem. I bought a WRT54GL router from NewEgg and used the HyperWRT firmware to upgrade the router and then followed the very straightforward instructions on NateHoy's site in terms of router configuration. Now even when I'm downloading huge files from work, the Vonage calls are nice and clear. Muchas gracias, NateHoy!
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


All times are GMT - 5 Hours

Vonage Service Plans


Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New Dwightkaw
New Today 2
Yesterday 9
Total 98997

Who Is On Site
Visitors 85
Members 1
Total 86


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: 6.57
Change:   N/A
Up to 15 Minute Delay

Site Search
 






†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: 0.72 Seconds and 532 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum