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Switching to VoIP with Satellite Conection

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  • Started 1 year ago by RogerDodger
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RogerDodger
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I just read "How to Switch to VoIP and Ditch Your Home Phone Bill Forever" at HTG. I would like to do what they recommend. I am connected to the Internet by satellite. Will I need to leave my computer, Google Homepage and Dish on for 24/7? I only have 10.3 Mbps of bandwidth a month. Wouldn't that be eaten-up by the staying connected?
Secondly, do I cancel AT&T? Why wouldn't they charge me for the line or connection?
Thanks, Roger

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whs
whs
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I don't think that is any good with a limited bandwidth.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Roger, what is the actual speed you get ?
This may, or may not work,
http://www.speedtest.net/

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Xhi
Xhi
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10.5Mbps is a speed and not a data limit. I operate on VOIP, albeit not satelite, very nicely at 6Mbps. Depending on the codec that your service uses the average is about 50Kbps.

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