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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2005 10:14 pm    Post subject: Equipment needed? Reply with quote Back to top

I am about to sign up for the Vonage service, however I am a bit confused by the equipment required. If you sign up on the Vonage site, they will send you a free phone adapter, however if you purchase from a retailer it costs anywhere from 50 to 150 bucks. Why would you purchase a router from a retailer?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2005 11:27 pm    Post subject: Re: Equipment needed? Reply with quote Back to top

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Why would you purchase a router from a retailer?


You would be a sucker to buy from a retailer. They offer you rebates that you never get. See this wild post and all the pissed off retail buyers http://www.vonage-forum.com/ftopic1759.html

you are much better off buying it at vonage.com with the free month offer provided by this site (and as i understand, it helps to pay for this site)

http://www.vonage-forum.com/vlink6.html
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2005 11:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Thanks Luis, another question I have though is if you use the Vonage "free equipment" can you still be on the Internet and phone at the same time?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2005 11:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

You sure can. Thats what it is all about!
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2005 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

mmitch1031 wrote:
Thanks Luis, another question I have though is if you use the Vonage "free equipment" can you still be on the Internet and phone at the same time?


Yes, you can use the phone and surf the net simultaneously -- assuming you have enough bandwidth, which is not usually a problem. The standard phone adapter shipping from Vonage now is the Linksys RT31P2, which is a combo router and phone adapter. It has two phone ports (only one working unless you pay for a second line) and three ethernet ports for computers or wireless units.

Tell us about your current set up, and we can help you know what you'd need to do. How many wired computers? Any wireless? What kind of phone will you use with the Vonage unit (corded, cordless). How many extensions do you need?

What kind of broadband service do you have? Cable? DSL? Do you know the speed? Have you run the Voip speed test (see frame on left of this board)?

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