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


Post new topic   Reply to topic  Vonage® VoIP Forum - Vonage News, Reviews And Discussion » Vonage Forum Archive
Author Message
JoeVOIP
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Sep 03, 2006
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:55 pm    Post subject: Fast busy signal when calling out. Reply with quote Back to top

I have the following:

PAP2 phone adapter
I am in a hotel in China
Hotel adsl cable is plugged in to a RJ45 splitter then one wire is going to the PAP2 and the other wire goes to computer.

In April I used this setup in the same hotel and it worked instantly.
Now when I dial out I have dial tone but get a fast busy signal with every combination of numbers 7 digits 10 or 11 digits etc.

I have internet access.
On the PAP2 3 blue lights are lit: (phone 1, ethernet and power)
Occasionally the ethernet light blinks, but they are all on solid blue.

I have tried every combination of rebooting computer and phone adapter with no change.

There is no modem or router accessable. I am just plugged in to hotel's ADSL as mentioned above.

I checked with the hotel computer tech, but the phone adapter blew her mind. They called their isp who was equally baffled.

Can anyone help?

Thanks...Joe
View user's profile Send private message
Steve48
Vonage Forum MVM
Vonage Forum <b>MVM</b>


Joined: Aug 30, 2005
Posts: 4777

PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Try running the forum Voip test or the Voip test at www.testyourvoip.com . What do they say?

_________________
Steve Gray
Orlando, FL
View user's profile Send private message
JoeVOIP
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Sep 03, 2006
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 6:09 pm    Post subject: Testyour VOIP results Reply with quote Back to top

Steve,

Thanks for your reply. When I did the Testyourvoip test from Sydney I got a score of 1.1 twice.

When I did it from London I got a 3.4 the first time and 3.8 the second.

I tried Montreal and got a 4.3.

Does this help?
View user's profile Send private message
JoeVOIP
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Sep 03, 2006
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 6:25 pm    Post subject: Contacting phone adapter Reply with quote Back to top

One of the troubleshooting steps in the PAP2 manual says to set port forwarding on my router (after disabling DHCP and setting static ip address) However every time I try contacting the ip address through the browser (netscape and IE) it times out.

Is this related? How do I fix this?

Any help is greatly appreciated.
View user's profile Send private message
xcrunxc
Vonage Forum Evangelist
Vonage Forum Evangelist


Joined: Aug 04, 2006
Posts: 414
Location: New Jersey

PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 7:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

What router are you trying to set up port forwarding on. I looked at the original post and the only possible router you could be encountering is the hotels router. Are you trying to log into that?

Using an RJ45 splitter could be part of your problem also. I checked them out online and they seem to be like sort of a HUB, but much less reliable. Have you tried bypassing this and going straight into the connection to see if it works?
View user's profile Send private message
JoeVOIP
Vonage Forum Associate
Vonage Forum Associate


Joined: Sep 03, 2006
Posts: 13

PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 7:19 pm    Post subject: I tried the direct connection Reply with quote Back to top

Thanks for stepping in on this.
I tried connecting the PAP2 directly to the adsl line and get the same results..fast busy signal on dialing out. There is a dial tone both ways.
Your right though, the only router would ne the hotel's. They told me the requested ports, mentioned in the PAP2 manual, were open.
The splitter is just a small plastic Y plug. It isn't effecient but it has worked at this same hotel last April and at other hotels throughout China.
View user's profile Send private message
johnwesle
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Jun 27, 2006
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2006 12:55 am    Post subject: fast busy signal Reply with quote Back to top

Hi,

Fast busy signal is generated due to phone or telephone cords.Have u tried with antoher phone.
View user's profile Send private message
stan2841
Full Forum Member
Full Forum Member


Joined: Jul 02, 2006
Posts: 41

PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2006 7:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

From my experience in telephony, a fast busy usually denotes that service is unavailable.

_________________
Stan

ISP: Adelphia
Speed: 4.5M/450K
Modem: D-Link DCM-202
Voip Accelerator: D-Link DI-102
Router: D-Link DI-524
Vonage: D-Link VTA-VR
View user's profile Send private message
abennett
New Forum Member
New Forum Member


Joined: Mar 16, 2005
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2006 2:39 pm    Post subject: Fast Busy (most of the time) when calling out Reply with quote Back to top

I'm getting fast busy signals too, but only on most of the calls; I need to redial several times to actually get through. This is happening with several phone numbers, not just one in particular... And usually by the 3rd call it goes through...

I'm using a RT31PT wired to the home. I suspect it has more to do with the Vonage network being overloaded vs. the LEC or especially cables and wiring.
View user's profile Send private message
mundy5
Member of the Week
Member of the Week


Joined: Feb 28, 2005
Posts: 1179

PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Could it be the phone itself as johnwesle suggested. In my experience with 3 phones in my own home, 1 phone almost always gives me a fast busy on the first try. But the other 2 phones work all the time on the first try.

I would suggest a different phone since you said there is dial tone both ways. It's a problem between the phone and the pap2.

perhaps carrying around a cheap corded phone will help after you make sure that it dials out always. My GE corded phone works great ($7 @ Walmart).

_________________
St. Louis, MO
Vonage Customer from February 2005 to May 2010
ISP: Charter
Router: Linksys RT31P2 (blew up during electrical storm)
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 almadg3
New Today 3
Yesterday 9
Total 99047

Who Is On Site
Visitors 115
Members 0
Total 115


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: 6.84
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: 0.75 Seconds and 573 Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum