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Re: Should I Switch to Vonage?

Mark J (
Mon, 8 May 2006 10:31:27 -0700

When I lose power I have Vonage configured to forward calls to my cellphone,
so that is not a problem.

Herb Stein <> wrote in message

> Mark J <> wrote in message

>> I have been using Vonage for nearly a year now, with no problems with
>> their service whatsoever. The few times I have had trouble was when
>> the Internet service was out or I had trouble with my Linksys router
>> or Cisco 1900 switch, but only lasted for a minute or so.

> Had you been having a heart attack, it would have actually been your
> LAST problem. And what's you option when the power goes out?

>> Healthy Stealthy <> wrote in message

>>> Right now I'm using Verizon. I have to save money. I'm thinking about
>>> switching to Vonage. Does anyone know anything about this company? Is
>>> it a mistake to switch to them? Any details?

>>> Thanks.

>>> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Vonage is certainly a better deal, and
>>> much less expensive than Verizon. I have Vonage service here as well,
>>> although in fairness I should mention I also still have landline
>>> service as well. Some readers here would suggest that there are other
>>> VOIP companies better than Vonage, and that may be true, but I think
>>> you are inquiring about the _concept_ of VOIP instead of landline, am
>>> I correct? I am unwilling to totally abandon my landline service for
>>> VOIP. PAT]

> Herb Stein

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