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Re: Update: Vonage Ring Problem

Tony P. (
Sun, 14 Nov 2004 17:15:00 -0500

In article <>,
says ...

> In message <> Tony P.
> <> wrote:

>> I found either dialing 1+NPA+NXX+XXXX completes calls in < 2 seconds
>> while dialing NXX-XXXX takes 5 to 6 seconds -- they're waiting to time
>> out in that case.

> Try dialing NPA+NXX+XXXX and it will connect the call immediately.

>> Overall the receive audio quality is mostly superb (I do notice a
>> slight background noise that reminds me of the old microwave
>> transmissions systems for LD calls.) and outgoing audio reminds most
>> people of a cell phone less the gaps. I can live with that.

> Last I heard Vonage is artificially adding background noise.

So people wouldn't think the connection dropped. Usually you can hear
the person breathing on the other end among other background noises.

If I just punch a digit I can hear a distinct hiss of sorts on the
line. Tried this using a number of phones ranging in year from 1949
to the present. They all did it.

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