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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 12:04 pm    Post subject: Mostly wireless setup with Voynage, will quality be OK? Reply with quote Back to top

Hi,

I assume that the Voynage boxes usually sit between your computer and the internet so they can prioritize the voice traffic higher than the internet?

But I run my home network for internet as purely wireless(g), and we are heavy users.

My concern is that if I plug voynage into my wireless DSL box that yeah, everything connects OK, but if there is no prioritization for the voice traffic over the internet, and thus call quality may suffer?

Can anyone let me know if my concern is valid, and if so what the best work-around is?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 12:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Your concern is valid, but Vonage's routers aren't anything to write home about, either. Your best bet is to get a QoS-capable good quality router and use it to prioritize your traffic.

A primer on QoS and what it can (and cannot) do:

http://vonage.nmhoy.net/qos.html

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

OK, but I need my current router (a westell) to provide the DSL connectivity... and it is already a router. SO I guess first I have to find out if it handles QOS well already, and if not I either replace it with another DSL router or else find some of method of chaining equipment (which I prefer not to do).
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 2:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

A second, good-quality, router would be able to manage the traffic load for you while serving as "the only client" of your current DSL router. It's not ideal, but it shouldn't be harmful.

You can also simply get a basic Vonage device, see if the router you have does a good job, and add another router to manage the traffic better later on if needed.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Thanks for the insight. I recently got my DSL installed, so I have a newer westell versalink router, from their web site it appears to support QOS on both the wireless and wired ports, so I should be set! Voynage here I come!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Look before you leap (not that I want to sell Vonage out of a phone line, but...)

Have you run a Voip test to see if your connection supports Voip well? Probably a good step to take now, before you buy anything.

There's a Voip speed test here on the site, or you can use www.testyourvoip.com to test your line.

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