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

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Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
On Dec 17, 2014 at 09:58:00

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

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On Dec 11, 2014 at 15:43:28

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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On Dec 09, 2014 at 18:19:52

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

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LNP – Local Number Portability
Topic:
Mitel 3300 CXi connections
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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Topic:
Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
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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Topic:
Witholding Caller ID from display and the BT 1471 service
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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On Nov 25, 2014 at 14:24:54

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

In The Forum:
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Topic:
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On Nov 12, 2014 at 06:04:12


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 09, 2005 7:31 pm    Post subject: what is a good cordless phone Reply with quote Back to top

can anyone tell me a decent cordless phone (w/ answering machine) that works well with Vonage? i currently have several old (at least 5 years) cordless phones and one 2 year old answering machine with additional handset set. none of them seem to work very well on Vonage or on my verizon line. the clarity is generally very poor and many times (especially on the answering machine handset) i will hear my own voice echoing back to the ear piece. if i switch to another cordless it usually goes away.
so if anyone has any recommendations for a good cordless phone set please share (i know that i don't really need an answering machine if i have Vonage voice mail but my fiancée likes to just walk in the house and glance at the answering machine to see if we have messages)

also i am fairly certain that part of my clarity problems is in the wiring. the other day when i went to check out my wiring for the first time i discovered that it is the old "quad" style and not cat5. (see my previous post for pics of my setup: http://www.vonage-forum.com/ftopic6825.html).

i am wondering though - regardless of weather or not my wires are the quad style or the cat5 style, the signal still travels over 2 wires inside so do i really need to replace all the phone cables in my house or can i just punch down new terminals everywhere? the reason i ask is that i live in a raised ranch where the basement is finished (sheet rocked ceilings) so running cables is a real pain. also i don't plan on living here forever so if when i sell the buyers want to get a standard verizon line, will the quad cable coming from the pole still work with cat5 style if i convert it?

i know this is a lot for one post but any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 09, 2005 9:16 pm    Post subject: cordless phone Reply with quote Back to top

I have a panasonic 5.8GHZ with a couple of extra expandable handsets...works great!
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2005 8:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Here is what I have and it has worked great with Vonage.

http://www.radioshack.com/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=CTLG&category%5Fname=CTLG%5F008%5F004%5F002%5F000&product%5Fid=43%2D3561

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2005 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

The Uniden 5.8Ghz phones are awesome. I practically live on the phone and am very pleased with these. The range is alright, but I'm using them in a solid steel-reinforced poured-concrete building, so the range is probably pretty good in most structures.
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