Vonage: Revisited and loving it!

In an earlier post, I moaned about how though Vonage was a great service, it just didn’t fit our needs due to several significant shortcomings. Well times change, and so have my views about Vonage. We recently got a faster, … Read more

Vonage: Not For Me, But Still A Service To Consider

Well, after using Vonage for almost two months, we decided to cancel our Vonage service and remain with Bell South. Unfortunatly our situation is a bit different from many others, so your experience could be quite different. So read on … Read more

Vonage Tip #7: Are Incoming calls free?

This is a very common question asked about the Vonage service. Read on for the details… Yes. Well, that’s really all you need to know. OK, I’ll expand on it just a bit… First off, if you have an “Unlimited” … Read more

Vonage Tip #6: How to make your Vonage connection house-wide

By design, the Vonage Phone adapter has two phone jacks with the “Line 1” jack enabled. The “standard” way to connect your phone is to simply plug it into the jack on the Phone adapter. You are now using Vonage’s … Read more

Vonage Tip #5: Flexible Call Forwarding

One feature I REALLY like is Vonage’s Call Forwarding feature. It is VERY tailorable, and can help you in many different situations. You can set up and configure Call Forwarding over the phone, but using Vonage’s Web Interface is very … Read more

Vonage Tip #4: Network Availability Number

Did you know that even if your broadband connection goes down, you can still receive calls on your Vonage service? Read on to find out how… Like many VoIP providers, Vonage provides a “Network Availability Number” which is simply a … Read more

Vonage Tip #3: Uh oh, the Powers out!

Unlike “standard” telephone service, Vonage requires that your Phone Adapter be powered and connected to an active broadband connection at all times. Read on to see what can you do to ensure uninterrupted service for those inevitable times when the … Read more

Vonage Tip #2: Get your ReplayTV to connect over Vonage!

One major concern in selecting Vonage is its compatibility with “dial-up” devices such as my ReplayTV boxes. If you have a ReplayTV box that dials out over the phone line, read on to learn how to get a reliable connection … Read more

Vonage Tip #1: How to access the ATAs Web setup

If your ATA is behind a router (which most people do) you will not be able to connect to your (Motorola’s) Web Settings interface because its IP address exists outside of the typical range of “home” LAN IP ranges. Read … Read more