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I have a Cox
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modem. Cox
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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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mknopick Posted:
We have a part
time vacation home
that we use. Can
I take my Vonage
adapter to that
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On Nov 09, 2014 at 09:50:11

Whitmarsh Posted:
This is an update
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post. After
many emails and
phone calls, I
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On Nov 08, 2014 at 10:23:24

Whitmarsh Posted:
The 'Vonage box'
is a Grandstream
HT-701 ATA. If
you download its
Used Guide, you
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Whitmarsh Posted:
I have just
installed a V
system and it all
works fine except
for the date/time
on
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TUBSUB Posted:
Vonage router does
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2270DW printer.
Current setup is:
Comcast-modem
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eltonlight Posted:
Is this supported
by Iphone6? I am
just curious.
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On Sep 24, 2014 at 05:06:04

Jesse641 Posted:
Hi, I have Skype
installed on PC,
but I use it
mainly to talk for
free. Otherwise
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The quality of
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deteriorated to
the point that it
requires listening
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:09 pm    Post subject: Vonage & DSL Reply with quote Back to top

I'm trying to understand how to setup Vonage service using DSL as a trial of the service before I dump my phone company for Vonage and switch to cable. I saw the article for home wiring setup where all the phones in the house remain connected to the phone jacks in the house and a computer and DSL modem are connected to one of the phone jacks in house. What I don't understand is do I or not disconnect the phone lines from the outside of the house and if I do then I wouldn't expect the DSL service to remain active. If I don't then how do I know if my phone service is originating from the phone company or from Vonage? Any clarification would be helpful. Thanks.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 1:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

You would probably have to run an independent line out to the box for the DSL modem. Then you can disconnect the house wiring without losing the DSL.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 3:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Well unless you use a service like OneLink from Speakeasy.net, I think you must have some level of service from the phone company. Whether that is your telco's most basic no frills service, or they charge a small fee for dsl without phone, I don't know.

I am using a DSL service called OneLink from Speakeasy. They give you a direct DSL line without the phone company, which also provides a better quality DSL line, without any telephone line noise to filter out.

http://www.speakeasy.net/home/onelink/

I do not know if your DSL provider offers the same thing. And of course if you get DSL through your phone company you may be under some longterm contract.

I do have one favor to ask, if you do look into Speakeasy and sign up, please let me know or mention my username "xo" as a referral. We'll both get a credit for it. Or use this link to sign up: http://www.speakeasy.net/refer/234393

Now I'm a Vonage newbie so someone here please correct me if I'm wrong. But to the other part of your question you'll know that you're using Vonage not your telephone company for making calls, because your telephone will be hooked up to an adapter which is hooked to your modem. Your telephone will no longer be going straight into your wall phone jack.

(I will be happy to edit this post if it is incorrect or violates forum rules).
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