Sign up

Vonage Forum Menu

Vonage Forums
Vonage VoIP Forum
mikebrown Posted:
there, Please
check out -

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Hardwiring in a Rental House
On Oct 24, 2017 at 22:29:48

mikebrown Posted:
Hello, I think
you should consult
it with the Expert
they can surely
help you

In The Forum:
Hard Wiring - Installation
Hardwiring in a Rental House
On Jun 24, 2017 at 09:15:34

Haniltery Posted:
For wipe call
history also some
of the offline, in
gengral , it
usually apply to

In The Forum:
How to Delete call history from online account?
On May 09, 2017 at 06:14:26

diana87 Posted:
You have to use
VPN service to
and get free
access while

In The Forum:
Recent calling problem from Egypt
On May 02, 2017 at 17:28:06

dconnor Posted:
What is the main
number on the
account? And
which one is the
virtual number?

In The Forum:
Vonage UK
How do you call 999
On Apr 27, 2017 at 18:52:02

Trafford Posted:
Seems like a
question. We
rely exclusively
on a Vonage system
for our

In The Forum:
Vonage UK
How do you call 999
On Apr 27, 2017 at 10:42:50

diazou Posted:
Hello, It's
compatible with
Android your phone
? Thanks!

In The Forum:
IP PBX for small business
On Mar 28, 2017 at 12:42:33

jeddaisg Posted:
Hi all We have
a Vonage VOIP
system for our
office. Lately,
our call quality

In The Forum:
Ethernet Cable; Wiring schematic? 568-B?
On Feb 23, 2017 at 18:33:52

beast321 Posted:
I don't know if
you heard, that
many more
Dreamcast games
are opened up

In The Forum:
Fax - Tivo - Alarms
Using phone as a dial up modem for Dreamcast Gaming
On Feb 16, 2017 at 03:16:51

Av8rix Posted:
Sorry to start a
new thread on an
old topic but when
I google “Vonage
MAC address

In The Forum:
New adapter and router -- MAC change
On Jan 11, 2017 at 01:07:21

Vonage VoIP Forums

Vonage In The News
Vonage Expands International Presence with Investments in Asia Pacific Region

Vonage to Present at the Oppenheimer 20th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference


Vonage Customer Reviews
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months
Salt Lake City: impressions after several months

Review: My First Day With Vonage, Excellent!
Review: My First Day With Vonage, Excellent!

Great Price, No Complaints
Great Price, No Complaints

You need some common sense.
You need some common sense.

Vonage Customer Review: One month with Vonage, and...
Vonage Customer Review: One month with Vonage, and...

Vonage Reviews

Vonage VoIP Forum: Vonage In Print News

Search on This Topic:   
[ Go To: Vonage Forum | Latest Vonage News ]

 Feds Claim Control Over VoIP

Vonage In Print News

Feds Claim Control Over VoIP, Leave Tax Issue Open

November 15, 2004

By Declan McCullagh

In an order made public late Friday, the Federal Communications Commission said it will address those "critical issues" in a separate decision that's expected next year. The order was announced earlier in the week.

The most striking short-term impact of the FCC's decision is how it undercuts Minnesota's efforts to treat Vonage, a prominent voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider, as a traditional phone company. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul, Minn., is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday morning.

"The court doesn't have a lot of room after this recent decision by the FCC," said Phillip Marchesiello, an attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Washington, D.C., who has followed the lawsuit.

 Posted by vonage on Tuesday, November 16 @ 23:00:00 EST
 (1208 reads)
Read More: Feds Claim Control Over VoIP

 IP Video Included In FCC Vonage Ruling

Vonage In Print News

IP Video Included In FCC Vonage Ruling

November 15, 2004

By Ted Hearn

The Federal Communications Commission declared in its Vonage Holdings Corp. pre-emption order that is it ready to push aside states that are considering regulation of video services using Internet protocol.

The FCC order -- released late last Friday but unavailable until Monday due to agency Web-site maintenance -- clearly stated that IP video was a service that the agency was prepared to shield from non-federal regulation.

That could be good news for Verizon Communications and SBC Communications Inc., which are planning to spend billions of dollars on broadband networks to compete with cable operators.

An SBC spokesman said last month that his company planned to deploy IP networks differently from the way cable video services are currently distributed.

 Posted by vonage on Tuesday, November 16 @ 21:31:38 EST
 (1132 reads)
Read More: IP Video Included In FCC Vonage Ruling

 FCC Takes Lead On VoIP Rules

Vonage In Print News

FCC Takes Lead On VoIP Rules

November 15, 2004

By Staff

Washington — In a sweeping decision, the Federal Communications Commission has elbowed the states aside and seized command in deciding the regulatory fate of voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) service, a novel technology that has the potential to rattle the phone market like never before.

The FCC ruling last Tuesday was a victory for Vonage Holdings Corp., which is waging a court battle against Minnesota regulators, after they attempted to treat the company, with 300,000 VoIP customers, like a traditional phone carrier.

 Posted by vonage on Tuesday, November 16 @ 21:25:47 EST
 (1173 reads)
Read More: FCC Takes Lead On VoIP Rules

 Internet Phones Make Retail Push

Vonage In Print News

Internet Phones Make Retail Push

November 15, 2004

By Evelyn Lee

New York-- Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone services are moving into retail stores in an effort to reach the mass market.

Touted as a cheaper alternative to traditional phone service, VoIP makes calls through a broadband Internet connection instead of a conventional phone line. The service had previously been sold directly through providers and used primarily by early adopters of the technology.

Targeting a larger audience, VoIP companies have partnered directly with retailers such as Best Buy, Circuit City, and, where customers can sign up for service and buy adapter boxes to use with their regular phones. They have also teamed up with networking equipment makers such as Linksys, which already have an established retail presence, to get their products onto more store shelves.

"Our biggest effort in direct marketing is opening up in retail," said Katherine Bagin, vice president of Internet protocol telephony at AT&T, which introduced its CallVantage VoIP service to retail stores in August. "We want to focus on the walk-in traffic getting into the electronics store."

 Posted by vonage on Monday, November 15 @ 23:00:00 EST
 (1244 reads)
Read More: Internet Phones Make Retail Push

 Vonage To Provide VoIP Service To MediaWorks

Vonage In Print News


November 15, 2004

By Staff

Vonage said it would provide VoIP service to MediaWorks cable and broadband subscribers in the southeastern U.S. as part of a bundle. Under the agreement, it would provide flat rate residential and small business plans for $14.99 to $49.99 per month.

 Posted by vonage on Monday, November 15 @ 20:28:24 EST
 (1335 reads)
Read More: Vonage To Provide VoIP Service To MediaWorks

 Vonage - Week In VoIP News

Vonage In Print News

This Week In VoIP News

November 12, 2004

By Steven Musil

The Federal Communications Commission ruled 3-2 that states are now barred from imposing telecommunications regulations on Internet phone providers, which treat calls no differently than any other application on the Net.

That class of operators includes Vonage Holdings, which asked the FCC for just such a designation in May, plus Verizon Communications, AT&T and dozens of other commercial Internet providers, according to those familiar with the FCC's thinking.

"This landmark order recognizes a revolution has occurred," FCC Chairman Michael Powell said at a meeting in Washington, D.C. The FCC's decision was a general one, was widely anticipated, and answers just one of dozens of questions about how regulators will ultimately treat Internet phone services, typically referred to as voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP.

 Posted by vonage on Monday, November 15 @ 20:24:05 EST
 (1105 reads)
Read More: Vonage - Week In VoIP News

 FCC Launches First Salvo In Battle Over New Phone Rules

Vonage In Print News

FCC Launches First Salvo In Battle Over New Phone Rules

November 12, 2004

By David Nicklaus

At one level, the Federal Communications Commission's ruling this week on Internet telephony was just another turf battle between state and federal governments. But it also was much more than that.

"It's the prelude to a series of very important orders that will change the way phone service is regulated in this country," said Jim Falvey, senior vice president of regulatory affairs at Xpedius Communications in O'Fallon, Mo.

The FCC pre-empted an attempt by Minnesota to regulate Vonage, which offers phone service using voice over Internet protocol, or VoIP. Essentially, the FCC decided that because Internet calls can't easily be categorized as local or long-distance, they should be regulated only at the federal level.

The FCC has much rulemaking left to do on VoIP, but it's clear that this technology has the potential to shake up the telecommunications industry. If enough consumers embrace it, traditional phone companies like SBC Communications will step up the pressure on states and on Congress to free them from regulations they consider burdensome.

 Posted by vonage on Friday, November 12 @ 23:00:00 EST
 (1083 reads)
Read More: FCC Launches First Salvo In Battle Over New Phone Rules

 CEA Hails FCC Decision To Preempt State Regulation Of VoIP

Vonage In Print News

CEA Hails FCC Decision To Preempt State Regulation Of VoIP Services

November 12, 2004

By Edie Herman

Vonage's DigitalVoice VoIP service is interstate, so it can't be regulated by state PUCs, the FCC ruled Tues. The ruling was hailed by CEA, which said the FCC's action "provides the appropriate framework to establish one federal nationwide VoIP policy."

The ruling, which asserts federal jurisdiction over Vonage-like services, came in response to a preemption petition filed last year by Vonage. Although referring to Vonage service, the decision applies to other types of IP- enabled services, the Commission said. CEA Pres. Gary Shapiro said the advancement of VoIP services would be "a key element in driving consumer demand and adoption" of broadband technology. There's "a unique synergy between VoIP and broadband that allows each to be used as a purchase incentive for the other," he said. The Commission's action was "a strong step toward regulatory clarity, which is needed to advance VoIP services that will provide enormous benefits to consumers and the economy," Shapiro said. "We commend the FCC's leadership in taking action to avoid a patchwork of state regulations that would stifle the advancement of this new form of communication."

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 23:28:26 EST
 (1275 reads)
Read More: CEA Hails FCC Decision To Preempt State Regulation Of VoIP

 Readers Make Calls On Phones

Vonage In Print News

Readers Make Calls On Phones, Exit Polls

November 11, 2004

By Tim Hanrahan And Jason Fry

In Monday's column we looked at how the exit-poll controversy had (unfairly) become a referendum on blogs. We also looked at the dwindling fortunes of the traditional phone call, now being shoved aside by e-mail and instant messaging.

Dave Friedman writes: I basically side with your take on the issue of phone use in the age of e-mail, but I admit I use the phone more now than I used to. The reason is about a year ago I got VOIP service with Vonage and my calls to friends in LA, London, & Geneva became incredibly cheap. My wife's family is half-Turkish, and when she calls Istanbul her relatives are always asking her if she needs to get off the phone, because they still live in the world of circuit-based telephony. We, of course, pay about 10 cents a minute to Istanbul, and less to Western Europe.

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 23:17:29 EST
 (1020 reads)
Read More: Readers Make Calls On Phones

 Easiest Way To Save $200 This Month

Vonage In Print News

Cash Flow
Broke? The Easiest Way To Save $200 This Month

November 11, 2004

By Meghan Foye

What's it gonna be? Those great-fitting Banana Republic jeans on sale or getting your oil changed? If you're like us, most of the time you'll take the chance that the car won't break down. But, if you know where to cut back, you can be a responsible adult and still look hot.

INSTEAD OF: Paying full price, period
TRY: Buying that full-price dress, but when it goes on sale in a few weeks, ask for a price adjustment. Major stores such as Gap will give you the difference on time within 14 days of purchase. Or go online: has amazing bargains on furniture and clothes. We found a bright-red, comfy-looking couch for only $629.99, with a measly $2.95 shipping fee.
SAVINGS: $5 and up

TOO HIGH BILL: Online Shopping
INSTEAD OF: Buying clothes or other items directly from the website
TRY: Registering at, an “affiliate” site that gives you cash back on purchases. Instead of buying directly from, make your purchase through They take a small part of the commission they receive for referring you, then give you the rest. (You typically get 3 percent for and, and 4 percent for purchases.) Every three months, the site will mail you a check.
SAVINGS: $6, if you buy $150 worth of stuff and get a 4 percent rebate

 Posted by vonage on Thursday, November 11 @ 23:15:37 EST
 (3702 reads)
Read More: Easiest Way To Save $200 This Month

All Vonage News Stories (2038 stories on 204 pages)
[ 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 ]

Vonage Service Plans

Vonage VoIP Members
Members List Members
New patsykf3
New Today 0
Yesterday 0
Total 101029

Who Is On Site
Visitors 1
Members 0
Total 1

Vonage VoIP Forum Members:
Login Here
Not a Member? You can Register Here
As a registered member you will have access to the VoIP Speed Test, Vonage Service Announcements and post comments in the
Vonage VoIP Forums

Site Search

†AK and HI residents pay $29.95 shipping. ††Limited time offer. Valid for residents of the United States (&DC), 18 years or older, who open new accounts. Offer good while supplies last and only on new account activations. One kit per account/household. Offer cannot be combined with any other discounts, promotions or plans and is not applicable to past purchases. Good while supplies last. Allow up to 2 weeks for shipping. Other restrictions may apply.

1Unlimited calling and other services for all residential plans are based on normal residential, personal, non-commercial use. A combination of factors is used to determine abnormal use, including but not limited to: the number of unique numbers called, calls forwarded, minutes used and other factors. Subject to our Reasonable Use Policy and Terms of Service.

2Shipping and activation fees waived with 1-year agreement. An Early Termination Fee (with periodic pro-rated reductions) applies if service is terminated before the end of the first 12 months. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms of Service for details.

HIGH SPEED INTERNET REQUIRED. †VALID FOR NEW LINES ONLY. RATES EXCLUDE INTERNET SERVICE, SURCHARGES, FEES AND TAXES. DEVICE MAY BE REFURBISHED. If you subscribe to plans with monthly minutes allotments, all call minutes placed from both from your home and registered ExtensionsTM phones will count toward your monthly minutes allotment. ExtensionsTM calls made from mobiles use airtime and may incur surcharges, depending on your mobile plan. Alarms, TTY and other systems may not be compatible. Vonage 911 service operates differently than traditional 911. See for details.

** Certain call types excluded. is not an official Vonage support website & is independently operated.
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. All comments are property of their posters.
All other content is © Copyright 2002 - 2013 by 4Sight Media LLC.

Thinking of signing up for Vonage but have questions?
Business and Residential customers can call Toll Free 24 hours a day at: 1-888-692-8074
No Vonage Promotion Code or Coupon Codes are required at to receive any special,
best Vonage cheap deals, free sign up offers or discounts.

[ | | | | | ]

Vonage Forum Site Maps

Vonage | VoIP Forum | How VoIP Works | Wiring and Installation Page Two | International Rate Plans 2 | Internet Phone
Promotion | Vonage Review | VoIP | Broadband Phone | Free Month | Rebate | Vonnage | Vontage | VoIP | Phone Service
Phone | llamadas ilimitadas a Mexico | Latest News | VoIP Acronyms | Deal | Philippines Globe Phone | Site Maps

The Vonage Forum provides the Vonage sign up Best Offer Promotion Deal.
If you are considering signing up for Vonage and have found our Vonage News, Customer Reviews, Forums
& all other parts of this site useful, please use our Vonage Sign up page.

Vonage VoIP Phone Service is redefining communications by offering consumers
& small business VoIP Internet phones, an affordable alternative to traditional phone service.
The Vonage VoIP Forum Generated This Page In: 12.9 Seconds and Pages In The Last 60 Seconds
The Vonage VoIP Forum