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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:10 am    Post subject: Using Cisco 7961 IP phone with Vonage service plan Reply with quote Back to top

Can any one tell me how do I use a Cisco 7961 IP phone with Vonage>?
the phone just reads " registering......" all the time.
I dont know what to do... Sad

Do I need to install any software in my computer to make the phone work?
Please help.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Please give us the technical details listed in the sticky message at the top of the forum. Is this a phone that is specifically designated for use with Vonage? Where did you get it?

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I brought it online.
This Voip phone usually has a MAC address & it needs to be configured I guess.....
It is not made to use with Vonage service.
When I connected the router to this device, it just displayed " registering..." and does nothing else. I guess its trying to look for its MAC configuration to register itself...
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 3:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

To use any piece of hardware of software not directly issued from Vonage, you can only use a softphone line to provision the user agent manually. You will need to use the provided username which is the 11 digit phone number, the supplied SIP password(only available to you on a softphone line), and the SIP proxy. This will allow you to register with the proxy and make and receive phone calls.

Please note that the softphone lines are rated at 500 minutes outgoing and extra for going over 500. Incoming is unlimited. You will also be on your own as Vonage will not support 3rd party hardware or software.

You must also be aware that you could run into issues if the user agent you choose to use has a SIP header or or other part of the packet that is out of spec with Vonage's proxy servers which could cause inbound or outbound calls to fail. This is why they do not allow or support 3rd party user agents. In your case your Cisco phone should be OK providing it has the newest firmware.
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