[kwlug-disc] OT: Roger's phone services

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Mon Jul 19 20:42:27 EDT 2010

On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 01:15:54PM -0400, John Van Ostrand wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > We have a similar setup in another building (albeit for a much smaller
> > installation) and it works okay. We have had some issues with tone
> > length, but it seems to mostly work. Having said that this thread
> > makes me frightened.

> My intent wasn't to frighten people about VoIP, but to educate.
> Because we deal with business owners who are often demanding, we
> need to make sure they understand the give and take with VoIP.

I understand. I think that our setup seems much simpler than what you
and Andrew are talking about -- we have no SIP phones, and are just
using the VoIP lines as trunks into our KSU. I am hoping that this
means we will avoid a lot of pain (bandwidth permitting) but who

> I'm still not giving up a POTS backup line, and from Andrew's
> comments, neither are some of his installs.

Neither are we. Given that we are using DSL this is a pretty easy

- Paul


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