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Topic # 88259 12-Aug-2011 14:47 Send private message

The trusty PAP2 we use at the office decided to die today, after many years of faultless use with VFX. Rather than replacing it with another ATA we've decided it would probably be more useful to actually replace it with a VoIP Phone.

So what models are currently supported on VFX?

By supported I mean able to be configured via their provisioning process, as having something that works pretty much straight out of the box is important to us.

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  Reply # 505573 12-Aug-2011 14:49 Send private message

The Cisco SPA 5xx Range is well supported and pretty good value, all handsets also support HD as well...




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  Reply # 505838 12-Aug-2011 23:56 Send private message

maverick: The Cisco SPA 5xx Range is well supported and pretty good value, all handsets also support HD as well...


Hate to rain on your parade maverick, but HD is only great if the other side also supports it - POTS doesn't yet Smile




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  Reply # 505850 13-Aug-2011 00:48 Send private message

maverick: The Cisco SPA 5xx Range is well supported and pretty good value, all handsets also support HD as well...


Does VFX support HD voice? And if so who out of network does it work with e.g. Telstra VOIP platform, 2talk etc.?





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  Reply # 505858 13-Aug-2011 02:04 Send private message

Zeon:
maverick: The Cisco SPA 5xx Range is well supported and pretty good value, all handsets also support HD as well...


Does VFX support HD voice? And if so who out of network does it work with e.g. Telstra VOIP platform, 2talk etc.?


Yes they support HD voice, but I don't think it's compatible with anyone outside the VFX network (I'm sure maverick will correct me if I'm wrong)




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  Reply # 505895 13-Aug-2011 08:35 Send private message

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maverick: The Cisco SPA 5xx Range is well supported and pretty good value, all handsets also support HD as well...


Hate to rain on your parade maverick, but HD is only great if the other side also supports it - POTS doesn't yet Smile


:).... Yep but our network does and as you know has done for about 3 years ... Lol




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  Reply # 505896 13-Aug-2011 08:52 Send private message

Zeon:
maverick: The Cisco SPA 5xx Range is well supported and pretty good value, all handsets also support HD as well...


Does VFX support HD voice? And if so who out of network does it work with e.g. Telstra VOIP platform, 2talk etc.?


Yes have done for a few years, we support both Hd voice across our network from our residential vfx custys to our commercial sip trunk custys that have HD systems, video is also supported over SIP, as for the others TCL do not at this stage we have a full IP interconnect with them but they do support HD in their core , 2talk , italk in some areas I think 2talk pretty much is just fronted by call plus anyway no network as such just a VoIp service handing off to call plus but they do have some support I believe, Orcon probaly not they run sip pots and this genius thing dosnt look like it does much apart from look pretty, Vodafone pretty sure doing the sip on a dslam thing swill be no HD there.

Have to say I love the HD , was talking to a commercial cushy yesterday on their IP pbx with HD and it is just a superb experince , big fan I must say





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  Reply # 505897 13-Aug-2011 08:53 Send private message

nate:
Zeon:
maverick: The Cisco SPA 5xx Range is well supported and pretty good value, all handsets also support HD as well...


Does VFX support HD voice? And if so who out of network does it work with e.g. Telstra VOIP platform, 2talk etc.?


Yes they support HD voice, but I don't think it's compatible with anyone outside the VFX network (I'm sure maverick will correct me if I'm wrong)


Would I do that Nate:)




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  Reply # 505968 13-Aug-2011 13:36 Send private message

So which devices support HD voice? Only the handset ATAs?




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  Reply # 505977 13-Aug-2011 14:20 Send private message

Niel: So which devices support HD voice? Only the handset ATAs?


IP phones only.

You can't have HD voice on an ATA or any analogue phone since the microphones and speakers don't support 7kHz sampling.

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  Reply # 506007 13-Aug-2011 15:48 Send private message

I have a Polycom VVX 1500 in the office which supports HD Voice + Video. Both work really well across the WxC network (even on plain old residential ADSL). Crystal clear.

However, as pointed out above - both parties need to support it.. and I could count the number of times that's happened on one hand. (And most of those occasions were talking to people who have posted in this thread!) :)




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  Reply # 506018 13-Aug-2011 16:05 Send private message

To be fair the majority are commercial customers but as more and more residential devices start supporting this then there will be more of it, I Run spa525's at home, Polycom vvx1500 at work




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  Reply # 506023 13-Aug-2011 16:12 Send private message

maverick: To be fair the majority are commercial customers but as more and more residential devices start supporting this then there will be more of it, I Run spa525's at home, Polycom vvx1500 at work


How's that super secret fibre connection to your home going?  Wink




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  Reply # 506028 13-Aug-2011 16:20 Send private message

Lol ... I bloody wish, we supply the services for FTTH but I cant get it ... finally had my cabinet upgraded in the last 3 weeks , I had been on standard dsl up until then Nate...4 Mb od downloading goodness it was, but still ran all my voice and HD Voice with no problems ,

But will hopefully be trialling VDSL shortly though since the cabinet is upgraded .... Wink




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  Reply # 507094 16-Aug-2011 07:27 Send private message

I can confirm I've had g722 (HD) and h264 video operating between WxC and CallPlus SIP services.

Works great and we've deployed a lot of video SIP intercoms on VFX

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