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PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2007 12:01 pm    Post subject: GinnyPig for voip double checking everthing Reply with quote Back to top

I know I'm completely being overly cautious by I've been checking 25 friends/family who are waiting to jump off of Bell Canada based on me being the test pilot (so much pressure on me huh?

I've check out issues with
- 911 vs. e911
- home and business security monitoring via next alarm
- UPS backups
- dryloop or nakedloop for my Bell Sympatico Highspeed which is free with Bell Sympatico High Speed.

So far everything seems to be a go. I'm just waiting for a response from Nextalarm

I downloaded myvoipspeed PC software which is the same as the Vonage online speed test and here are my results. Does everything seem ok based on these numbers. My Jitter seems to range from 3.4ms to 6.2ms depending on the time of day.

Also my download speed seems slow but bell sympatico tells me that it's based on how close I am to their station. (not sure if I believe that. It does say "up to 5mbps" they say that's the best I can get based on my location which is in Toronto

Here are my results

Date / time: Mar 17, 2007 12:29:33 PM
Download speed: 1.33 Mbps
Upload speed: 494 Kbps
Quality of service: 99 %
Round trip time: 23 ms
Max pause: 29 ms
Jitter: 3.4 ms
Packet loss: 0.0 %
Route hops: 11

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2007 1:23 pm    Post subject: not much stock in the voip test speed Reply with quote Back to top

I never have good numbers using that Voip speed test.

I am in Trenton using cable for my internet. I have speeds up to 10megs down and 640 up, I never get those results using the tests on here.

The worse thing you can do is try it for 30 days and keep your bell phone, when the time is coming close to the 30 day trial make your decision.

I am pleased with the service I am getting, Bell just pissed me off one too many times.

You should be able to get Bell Voip, but that is big bucks.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2007 9:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top


I few things to ponder that people often mention on this forum when talking about call quality.

1. Call quality is very related to the quality of your ISP. If you have a good reliable connection then you have a good starting point. If you don't then using any Voip service will be problematic.

2. Call quality is also related to QoS based on the home that it is used in. For users that use a good bit of upstream bandwidth (torrents, FTP, etc.) it is important to have a good router with QoS rules to give Voip the highest priority so that call quality will not suffer.

3. If you are concerned about service outages get a good sized UPS for your network hardware. If you connect your modem, router, Voip device and any other network equipment to the UPS you will get several hours of service even if you don't have power. (this of course is only helpful if you continue to get internet during the outage) Oh yeah, don't forget about your phone too if it needs power to work.

These things aside your numbers look good, but one side comment. If you are really paying for 5MB download speed and are consistently getting less than 2MB you might have something to complain about with your ISP.

I don't know how Bell Canada works pricing, but I am in Bell South land in the US and the prices for service are based on the speed you ask for. The price difference between 5MB DL and 2MB DL are significant ($20 a month I think). For example I can't get their highest package because I'm too far from the Central Office. This really isn't related to your Voip questions, but I wanted to throw it out there.

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