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Vonage: Revisited and loving it!

August 22, 2011
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, more reliable Internet connection through Charter Cable, and decided to give Vonage another try. So […]

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

October 19, 2004
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 to see why we canceled and why I still recommend Vonage as an excellent phone […]

Vonage Tip #7: Are Incoming calls free?

August 27, 2004
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" calling plan, it's all really a moot point because you won't be "charged" for any […]

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

August 27, 2004
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 service, and couldn't be happier, right. But what if you have more than one phone […]

Vonage Tip #5: Flexible Call Forwarding

August 24, 2004
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 simple. Read on for some scenarios that Vonage Call Forwarding will handle. There are no […]

Vonage Tip #4: Network Availability Number

August 24, 2004
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 secondary phone number of your choosing to which Vonage will forward all calls should it […]

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

August 24, 2004
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 power goes out... Have you ever noticed that when the power goes out, you can […]

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

August 24, 2004
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 over Vonage every time... When I initially tried to connect my ReplayTV box over a […]

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

August 24, 2004
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 on to see how simple it is to access it... Simply connect an ethernet cable […]

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