Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



494 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4


Topic # 87498 30-Jul-2011 09:18 Send private message

Thanks to help from Orcon I got enabled yesterday and have spent last night getting everything running.

Some  points worth noting. Although it seems to be working fine I have problems with these things.

1. There does not seem to be an easy way to lock the router down to a single MAC address for DHCP. Maybe I am missing something its not a biggie but just annoying.

2. My old phone system still seems to be going is that mormal. It has changed dial tome to same as Genius phone but I thought that once VOIP kicked in the old system stopped. Am I wrong there?

3. The voice file from Orcon Answer service is encoded wih some wierd codec. I could not get it going on any WIN7 PC's at work despite scratching around for new codecs. I examined the file and it is using a different codec from most wav files but when I got home it seems to play perfectly OK. It plays on my phone also which is really wierd. I will investigate further.

4. The old voicemail service 789 still gets the Genius calls so will that stay that way. In some ways it is more useful when travelling as I dont always leave data on out of Auckland

Can anyone enlighten me re above

Thanks




Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung Galaxy SIV rooted
Samsung P1000 7" Tablet
Samsung 8.9" Tablet
Asus Nexus Tablet 7.0

ASUS eee Transformer with dock
Speedtest


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2 | 3
87 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 499664 30-Jul-2011 09:41 Send private message

We got connected yesterday too, voice mail seems to be ok? opens up in vlc?
Need to do some more testing but seems you may get cut of when talking to someone and another person rings?



494 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 499665 30-Jul-2011 09:51 Send private message

OK Thats interesting I will have to test the cal on call business. What about your old line. Do analogue phones tsill work?




Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung Galaxy SIV rooted
Samsung P1000 7" Tablet
Samsung 8.9" Tablet
Asus Nexus Tablet 7.0

ASUS eee Transformer with dock
Speedtest


87 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 499668 30-Jul-2011 10:01 Send private message

Not sure I have changed over all my phones to use the Genius as their base station lol

87 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 499669 30-Jul-2011 10:02 Send private message

But they were working when I switched over even after getting the email from orcon?

36 posts

Geek


  Reply # 499974 31-Jul-2011 11:28 Send private message

Does Genius work on the wholesale plans or just Orcon +?

19867 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1565

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 499975 31-Jul-2011 11:32 Send private message

edaw: Does Genius work on the wholesale plans or just Orcon +?


Orcon+ and any cabinet or exchange that' supports EUBA (which will be everywhere by the end of the year)

814 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 33

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 499991 31-Jul-2011 13:03 Send private message

sbiddle:
edaw: Does Genius work on the wholesale plans or just Orcon +?


Orcon+ and any cabinet or exchange that' supports EUBA (which will be everywhere by the end of the year)


Why EUBA?

UBA min spec is 45kbps these days....




________
AK

19867 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1565

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 499992 31-Jul-2011 13:07 Send private message

antoniosk:
sbiddle:
edaw: Does Genius work on the wholesale plans or just Orcon +?


Orcon+ and any cabinet or exchange that' supports EUBA (which will be everywhere by the end of the year)


Why EUBA?

UBA min spec is 45kbps these days....


Because everybody is deploying EUBA0 these days.

Network Engineer @ Orcon
1185 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 116

Trusted
Orcon
Subscriber

  Reply # 500003 31-Jul-2011 13:50 Send private message


Why EUBA?

UBA min spec is 45kbps these days....


45kbps? useful if you run a dialup network :)

Average sub is over 100kbps these days.



12 posts

Geek


  Reply # 500008 31-Jul-2011 14:16 Send private message

Does call waiting work?

814 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 33

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 500012 31-Jul-2011 14:52 Send private message

Sounddude:

Why EUBA?

UBA min spec is 45kbps these days....


45kbps? useful if you run a dialup network :)

Average sub is over 100kbps these days.




Really? Telecom Wholesale guarentees 100kbps per subscription as standard? I must have missed that....




________
AK

19867 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1565

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Subscriber

  Reply # 500041 31-Jul-2011 17:36 Send private message

antoniosk:
Sounddude:

Why EUBA?

UBA min spec is 45kbps these days....


45kbps? useful if you run a dialup network :)

Average sub is over 100kbps these days.




Really? Telecom Wholesale guarentees 100kbps per subscription as standard? I must have missed that....


I think he means with EUBA0 and no artificial dimensioning of the ethernet handover that effective CIR's are well over 100kbps. I've heard some talk over the last few weeks of effective rates of 200kbps-400kbps on ISP's that have migrated users to EUBA0.


18 posts

Geek


  Reply # 500048 31-Jul-2011 18:30 Send private message

kiwipaul: Does call waiting work?


Yes it works fine on Genius as per your Telecom line.

 



494 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 500049 31-Jul-2011 18:36 Send private message

Can someone please tell me why my old phones are still working. I thought once my Genius kicked in the old phones would stop working. However the old phones are still working. Should they work?




Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung Galaxy SIV rooted
Samsung P1000 7" Tablet
Samsung 8.9" Tablet
Asus Nexus Tablet 7.0

ASUS eee Transformer with dock
Speedtest


18 posts

Geek


  Reply # 500052 31-Jul-2011 18:56 Send private message

ronw: Can someone please tell me why my old phones are still working. I thought once my Genius kicked in the old phones would stop working. However the old phones are still working. Should they work?



It does not sound right, I'm guessing your inbound calls are going through Genius now? When the port has completed your Telecom line should stop working unless Telecom have some backend issues.

 

 1 | 2 | 3
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Government Limos
Created by networkn, last reply by Bung on 31-Oct-2014 12:39 (94 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Snap refuses to replace faulty gear
Created by Brendan, last reply by MadEngineer on 28-Oct-2014 19:07 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


How good is your general Science Knowledge?
Created by Aredwood, last reply by joker97 on 31-Oct-2014 20:31 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Sky will be 'upgrading software' of My Sky to connect to internet. What does that mean?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by hio77 on 31-Oct-2014 19:14 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Shutup and take my money (via NFC on my mobile phone)
Created by sxz, last reply by afe66 on 31-Oct-2014 19:19 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by joker97 on 28-Oct-2014 17:13 (123 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Uber: a cheaper taxi ride?
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by livisun on 31-Oct-2014 14:47 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


DDos Protection from ISP
Created by charsleysa, last reply by freitasm on 31-Oct-2014 12:11 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.