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Topic # 60252 22-Apr-2010 22:28
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just got my hands on a "Wireless VOIP Residential Gateway".  it looks like the wireless router i've got, only difference i can tell is i can connect my normal home phone to the gateway.  what about the voip then?  it didn't come with a manual, so i'm a bit lost...
can any geek help please?

thanks

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  Reply # 321869 22-Apr-2010 22:46
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It presumably has RJ12 ports for connecting regular analogue phones and will act as an ATA so you can use a VoIP provider for phone calls.

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  Reply # 321930 23-Apr-2010 08:30
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Hi,
What make and model are you talking about?
Most manuals can be downloaded from the net - have a look - if you don't come right let me know and i will see what i can get my hands on.
Might help a bit more if you have the manual 

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Riaan 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 322441 24-Apr-2010 19:30
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hi sbiddle/VoIPGear,

the model i've got it Thomson TG787. found a link here: http://www.thomsonbroadbandpartner.com/dsl-modems-gateways/products/product-detail.php?id=157

so it can be used for voip service, does that mean i don't have use telecom's phone service, instead i get a voip provider to provide phone service? what benefit would i get from that?

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  Reply # 322446 24-Apr-2010 19:44
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The benefit is you will have a phone service over VoIP rather than paying your current provider, assuming your device is unlocked and allows editing of the SIP settings.

If you want to get rid of your Telecom line you'll have to move to a naked ADSL plan (ie broadband line with no phone) which could well mean changing ISP if you're with one now that doesn't offer naked ADSL plans.




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  Reply # 322990 26-Apr-2010 12:46
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i guess i'll need to do some more research on this topic, but thank you guys for all the replies.

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