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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 3:40 pm    Post subject: Please help, confused about VoIP Reply with quote Back to top

I need some clarification: The way I understand it is I need a DSL connection or cable and via the Internets (as Bush likes to call it), I can get phone service. Sounds great, appear to be cheaper than regular phone system (now I pay $40/mo) and I am interested. However, I have DSL with Earthlink via my land phone line and in order to switch to Vonage I still need my phone line for Internet; so I still have to pay $40/mo so I can have DSL and in top of that I have to pay $25/mo or whatever Vonage charges. Unless I am missing something do not see the savings? Second, can I get a second line for a fax machine or with one line the system can recognize voice calls vs faxes?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 3:51 pm    Post subject: Naked DSL Reply with quote Back to top

Yes you are correct, you need either cable internet or DSL in order to use Vonage.

You should see if it is possible to have naked DSL, which means no phone service, but just DSL

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 6:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Right. The cost savings comes primarily for people who are paying for internet service independent of phone service. You won't save anything unless eliminating voice service from the DSL saves enough to cover the Vonage charge. However, if you make a lot of long distance calls and are paying extra for that, the Vonage service could save you money even if you keep your current phone line.

As for the fax question, a separate fax number costs $9.99 per month. The voice line can be used for fax, but the system does not differentiate between voice and fax calls. You have to handle it manually, which can be inconvenient of you use fax a lot.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Note that Naked DSL (DSL without accompanying voice service) can cost more than DSL with voice service in many parts of the country. The cost savings from Voip are really evident when you're not using standard telco services (e.g., Cable or leased line).
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