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diazou Posted:
Hello, It's
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? Thanks!
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 12:43 pm    Post subject: Help I have Hughesnet PLEASE ! Reply with quote Back to top

will I be able to use Vontage or any other Voip with Hughesnet
any tips advice HELP...Thanks
Download speed 995 Kbps (socket test)
Upload speed 148 Kbps (socket test)
Quality of service 79 %
Maximum delay 683 ms
Round trip time 0 ms
Upstream jitter 149.0 ms
Upstream packet loss 0 %
Upstream packet order 100 %
Upstream discards 0 %
Downstream jitter 80.7 ms
Downstream packet loss 0 %
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

No! In a nutshell, the extra time it takes for the information to be sent from you to space and back down to earth takes to much time. The delay is just too long for a voice conversation. I recommend that you try to get DSL or Cable or Fiber if you want to use Vonage. Although I know that most people with satellite internet have it because they don't have any other options.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 18, 2008 1:13 pm    Post subject: no other service where I am At Reply with quote Back to top

I have no choice , no other ISP but Hughesnet
what about linksys pap2 , I have heard this improves packet loss
and will work with Hughesnet , anyone using it ? with good results ?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2008 8:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

even with the lowest bandwidth setting, you are going to get terrible voice quality. I would not do it if it was me.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 3:51 pm    Post subject: Impossible with current packet loss/delay Reply with quote Back to top

Hughesnet works fine for things like browsing and email etc. that do not require a reliable connection. Essentially, using satellite for VIOP or VPN is an impossible dream with current technology. In your packet test from the previous post, this is what is killing the solution: Maximum delay 683 ms. With that type of delay, Voip is not an option.
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