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

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Topic:
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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Topic:
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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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Topic:
Question on 2 Lines and Vonage (both Vonage)
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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Topic:
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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
...

In The Forum:
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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: 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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