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PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2006 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Che: The best time would be during the months of October to January. The months of March to May are the hottest months while June to August/September are the wettest months due to the typhoon season. It was just a fluke that October had a typhoon but I guess the typhoon developed towards the tail end of September.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 9:32 pm    Post subject: FYI Reply with quote Back to top

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The best time to visit Philippines is January if you want to participate the SINULOG Festival. February will be a Lovapalooza Kissing event. March to June is great as well 'coz it's summer vacation. You can visit beaches and enjoy the endless summer parties and events.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 30, 2006 12:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Hello all,

I wanted to ask all of you if you know of any government regulations regarding Voip such as Vonage in the Philippines for personal use. I came across this article dated November 24, 2005:


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

babylon5, thanks for the link - it gave me more insight about the Philippine government's direction regarding Voip. I didn't know it had one. ^_^

It's all these government restrictions that really cause trouble for people to communicate with one another- If they think that telephone companies will be challenged by "cheaper yet superior service" Vonage, then I believe it's about time for these telephone companies to do more R&D to offer cheaper services ...

It's all about competition and better service. When, in the Philippines, there was only one telephone company, service was not really impressive, and phone lines were expensive - when more competition came out, especially the advent of cellular phones and other phone service providers, service was improved. Now, we see the same scenario, only that we have all these "normal phone companies" vs innovators such as Voip providers.

I really hate it when companies are unable to compete with another company, they resort to protectionist measures from the government. It's like hitting below the belt, coming from the referee himself.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2006 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

really there is a government policy for Voip?

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2006 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top


will you stop buggin' these people?!!! Shame on you

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:43 pm    Post subject: I have Vonage in Pasig City! Reply with quote Back to top

Before I moved out of Seattle, Washington USA, I had activated my Vonage service to bring to the Philippines. However, after I arrived in Early-October 2006, I had learned that PLDT has not installed DSL service.

While waiting for PLDT to install DSL service in my (now) in-laws home, I researched government regulations, regarding internet services, including bills signed by President Arroyo, herself. My Philippine-based relatives and friends never heard of such a regulation, so I contacted my friend at the NTC. --- Aparently, the NTC has other duties that give them financial gain... Such as confiscating unlicensed radio equipment.

I would not worry much about NTC regulating Voip services... What to worry about is, Meralco... To me, Meralco is becoming an Enron... It's not good to have a monopolistic power company.

PLDT finally installed DSL service into my home in Mid-November 2006. So far, the only outages occur is with PLDT, itself, usually for bad weather or financial problems within PLDT.

So far, I had Vonage service working when at least two (2) typhoons had passed by or came close to Pasig City. As a Safeguard, I don't run computer equipment during bad weather because of the high-potential of high voltage surges in the power line and telephone line. So, if there is a Typhoon closeby, I simply turn off my devices, unplugging them from the wall outlets, and go to a nearby shopping mall, as I can usually predict a brownout before it happens.

Other than Vonage, I use Skype, Gizmo Project, SightSpeed, and EchoLink. EchoLink is Exclusive for Amateur Radio Operators. Since the NTC imposes tight laws upon Amateur Radio Operators (have to pay fees for having the equipment, etc), I am forced to use EchoLink instead of my own radio equipment. Originally, I had thought the FCC was bad... The NTC is worse than the FCC! It seems the NTC makes a profit from collecting from the Radio License fees rather than Voip enforcement.

Recently, I had heard, or was informed that Vonage service takes priority over Yahoo voice service. I had tested that out, the Commercial Vonage service takes ALL the bandwidth from the Free Voip services. That is good, because I pay for my Vonage services and would not want someone with a Free service to make my service have poor function. When I was at Netopia, frequently, to use Airborned Access Wi-Fi service, I called my USA-based friends through Skype. While I was on the phone call, network gaming and Yahoo voice had problems. It actually got worse at Netopia when I was talking through Skype. Multiple computers could not use the internet until I ended my phone calls within Skype. Netopia could not tell me to stop using Skype because I am using Airborne Access Wi-Fi, which I had already paid 6-months package. I have been using Airborne Access when PLDT myDSL service goes down. Then, I use Skype to check my voicemail in Vonage. (My Skype account forwards to my Vonage line...)

My Vonage configuration goes through a router with a strict firewall. I feel that is mandatory. Disabling the DHCP part on the Vonage adapter also increased reliability. My router gets attacked 3,000 times an hour. The culprit are pirated versions of Microsoft Windows, as only Windows-ports (135, 139, and 445) are the ONLY ports being attacked. Don't let the Vonage phone adapter suffer from thousands of attacks per hour. If you are going to bring a Vonage phone adapter to the Philippines, be sure to bring a decent router with a internal firewall. If the software within the Vonage phone adapter is busy filtering thousands of attacks per hour, how can the Vonage adapter stay reliable? I let my router block the windows ports. I use a Mac and my desktop PC is running Linux. Vonage, and the DSL internet service, has been 99% stable until a typhoon it within 75 kilometers.

When in the Philippines, if the Vonage phone adapter loses it's connection due to a bad storm, just unplug the internet and go to a shopping mall. I expect the service will be down until the next day, so I prefer to do something productive when the internet is down. While other people curse their internet provider for outages, I just follow the old familiar music title, "Don't Worry, Be Happy!"

On my Mac, I have Dashboard software that uses Click2Call. It works great and I don't have to manually dial numbers. Click2Call also works when the computer is on a different network. For example, I was able to have my dad's Vonage phone adapter call my Vonage phone adapter, just by using the Click2Call software. (I know my dad's Vonage account info... Because I was the one that set it up.)

Anyways, the phone I am using for my Vonage phone is an old black PLDT phone. I have labels over the PLDT logo and I have the phone mounted on the wall, so it is not in the way of my wife and I. She likes Vonage, too, because she is able to talk to my dad in Seattle. Also, I play recorded voice messages (from my Filipino relatives) to my dad through my Vonage phone line.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

been a Vonage subscriber since 2001... took the phone and adapter to Manila and hooked it up, up to this day still works like a champ. cheapest long distance (local or international) service ever!
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that's good to hear guyz.. Cool

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