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Whitmarsh Posted:
Yes, boiler-plate
answers they
usually are,
though I did get
one sensible
answer
...

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revrob Posted:
I never heard from
them again. Seems
like boilerplate
answers only and
then that's
...

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dconnor Posted:
It all depends on
the wiring in your
house. Is it wired
for single line or
dual line?
...

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On Dec 10, 2014 at 11:54:24

sashasuman Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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On Dec 10, 2014 at 04:20:21

Pinfold Posted:
Simple question I
hope. I have a
1 line vonage
adapter, ordering
a 2 line one,
...

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Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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Topic:
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On Dec 06, 2014 at 05:47:30

Whitmarsh Posted:
*30 is supposed to
block caller-id
for all subsequent
calls; if *67 does
it for
...

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On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:30:00

revrob Posted:
Thanks for the
userguide info and
the new codes -
unfortunately the
result is the
...

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On Dec 01, 2014 at 06:01:33

ILLLLM Posted:
I have a Cox
connection. Vonage
router is hooked
directly to cox
modem. Cox
Download
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Sxandy Posted:
so that would mean
even if the number
is already with
another phone
provider i can
...

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:27 pm    Post subject: So how will this affect Vonage? Reply with quote Back to top

DEBORAH YAO, AP Business Writer wrote:
Comcast Corp., an Internet service provider under investigation for hampering online file-sharing by its subscribers, announced Thursday an about-face in its stance and said it will treat all types of Internet traffic equally.


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DEBORAH YAO, AP Business Writer wrote:
Comcast said it also was monitoring Time Warner Cable Inc.'s experiment in placing explicit caps on the monthly downloads for new customers in Beaumont, Texas. Subscribers who go over their allotment will pay extra, much like a cell-phone subscriber who uses too many minutes in a month.


Are voice IP packets going to be treated as downloads?
see http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080327/ap_on_hi_te/comcast_bittorrent_6

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I think that if these broadband ISPs start pulling a lot of nonsense, someone else who would like the business will figure a way to step in and take the customers away.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 7:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Yeah, did a little calculation, at 90kbs, and 1500 minutes talk time per month (which is a lot for a residential user), 90 x 1000 x 1500 x 60 = about 8 gigs. If countng up and down, 16 gigs, which is really not a lot over a month. I would think Voip would be safe from incurring surcharges.

A bigger issue MAY be torrent users overwhelming some CABLE networks, and ruining the network, though BitTorrent and their DNA technology should help.

It will be interesting to see what happens pver the next few months with regard to Comcast Voip user's QOS.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 28, 2008 12:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I had heard and posted in one of my posts about a month ago that Comcast was purposely shaping traffic on their network to put Voip carriers at a disadvantage so they can push their own Voip service. I know they were accused of that I do not know if they were found to have actually done it.
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