Hairy Dog wrote:
> I have 20mb from V Media, I have 2 Voip lines and I download a fair bit
> so sometimes hit the STM (Traffic Shapping).
> What is the best codec to use? I sometimes get call break up when i`m
> downloading or uploading, i`ve set QOS for Voice to 512k as it doesn`t
> have a 768k Setting and if i set it to 1meg it`s no good..
That's the very reason I left VirginMedia.
When they switched NTL, Virgin.net & Blueyonder networks to share some
of the same data pathways my own voip connection became extremely
unstable. Packet loss and delays meant I ended up having to use ADSL for
VOIP while waiting for my 30 day VM cancellation to run it's course.
Now I have a 24Mb ADSL connection with UKonline (Non-Sky bit of Sky
broadband) and a PAYG ADSL connection from enta.net for all VOIP traffic
and to back-up the primary connection should it go screwy.
When I ran everything on the same service it meant having to remember to
pause any upload/downloading to prevent call drop-out.
QOS on my Draytek 2910vg doesn't seem to have much impact even when
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