Fiber Optic TV is Better Than Comcast Cable Television

If you have both Comcast Cable TV + Comcast Hi-Speed Internet, your monthly Comcast bill is undoubtedly north of $100/month.  If you have digital cable or have a shiny new plasma TV with HD, your Comcast bill is probably something like $180 every month.   Do you realize that’s $2,160/year!?!  Are you getting your money’s worth?  If some guy shows up to your doorstep and asks for $2,160 for ANYTHING, I bet you’d be demanding enough to make sure you really got everything you deserve.   You may have noticed Verizon trucks blocking traffic in different parts of town over the last several months.  They’re not repairing damaged lines or anything like that.  They’re spending billions of dollars re-wiring the whole town with fiber-optic cable so that they can deliver fiber optic TV services to every house that wants it — including yours.   Basically, you can get *super-high-speed* internet services — about 5 faster than Comcast, just with the cheapest Verizon FiOS Fiber Optic Internet Service.  Which means you can really share the internet connection with everyone in the house and have internet phone lines (called VoIP) *and* have everyone use it at the same time — but no one will ever notice the difference.  It’s that fast.   Now, Verizon has announced that it has started to sell TV services, called Verizon FiOS TV – yes, your telephone company wants to sell you television services – which compete head to head with the cable provider.  What do you get?  Super cool features that are now available only because fibre optic cables can carry more data than regular cable...
How to Turn Off Call Waiting on Your Vonage Phone Line

How to Turn Off Call Waiting on Your Vonage Phone Line

Call waiting is one of the basic features that most VoIP phone lines like Vonage include that traditional off-line phone companies charge extra for, like in the case of Verizon.  And most people on Earth seem to know how to use it when a 2nd call is coming through — just click the switch hook on the phone handset/cradle or some phones have a “FLASH” button on the keypad.  You basically just keep pressing that button to toggle back and forth between the 2 simultaneous calls on the line. However, most people don’t know how to TURN OFF CALL WAITING completely or at least TEMPORARILY DISABLE CALL WAITING for a given call that you’re about to make.  Here’s how…   HOW TO TURN OFF CALL WAITING PERMANENTLY FOR ALL CALLS ON YOUR VONAGE ACCOUNT: Log into your vonage.com account Select FEATURES from the menu bar at the top Find the CALL WAITING module (1) on the page (right column) Click on CONFIGURE (2) You can toggle “Call Waiting Status” to either ON or OFF (3) Click SUBMIT (4) to make your settings live     HOW TO TURN OFF CALL WAITING ON A PER-CALL BASIS WITH YOUR VONAGE ACCOUNT: When you’re on a call, you’ll hear a BEEP that indicates another call is trying to ring your line Depress the switch hook on the phone handset or cradle once — alternatively some phones have a “FLASH” button on the keypad Just keep doing it to toggle back and forth between the two parties on the lines Hang up like usual when you want to end all calls If one of them hangs up,...