Modern Modeming (was Re: Geek-only net)
bpope at wordstock.com
Wed Aug 9 08:25:47 CDT 2006
And thusly were the wise words spake by Jason McBrien
> So, has anyone tried using a modem over VoIP? We just signed up through our
> cable company, and have unlimited long distance dialing, so I could
> theoretically dial up anywhere in the CONUS for free. I'm concerned that the
> VoIP box uses some sort of adaptive noise-sensing compression what would
> kill a modem connection. Has anyone given it a try?
I have Vonage and it works _fairly_ good with a modem. I have found
that a higher upload speed helps a lot. Also, (with Vonage) if you
dial a "*99," before the number it is supposed to give you a
higher quality line.
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