V.92 Modem technology FAQ:
- What is V.92 modem technology?
V.92 is the latest modem technology in dial-up connection. With
advanced features and better connectivity it will change the traditional
dial up connection.
What are the features of V.92 modem?
First, with V.92 modem you connection speed increases and you
can go online very quickly. The fast initial connection even increases
your data transfer rate and you can surf the internet faster.
Secondly, you have an On Hold feature in this modem where you
can receive your phone call while on internet connection. This
on hold feature lets you know when you have a call and you can
switch to On Hold feature and answer incoming call without losing
the internet connection. The amount of time you can talk depends
on your Internet Service Provider's implementation of V.92.
Do I need extra software to take advantage of modem On
You need to have active call waiting service from your telephone
service provider and also you will need Modem On Hold software.
This software is necessary to monitor calls, display incoming
call information, and manage the Modem On-Hold process. You will
be provided with the software with your modem but if not received
check with your modem vendor or you can download it from their
web site if available.
If possible try to even test it with your Internet Service Provider's
What all factors should be considered before buying new
If you are buying a new V.92 modem, if possible ask your V.92
Internet Service Provider
what V.92 modems work best. Do some research and find out good
vendors giving all kinds of support related to V.92 modems. You
can also check online on their web sites for details regarding
the products available. A good manufacturer should have a proper
web site with up to date V.92 firmware and drivers. Compare all
the available deals before you buy. On the same web site you can
also review the quality of the online technical support, and to
get the technical support number of the manufacturer. Consider
calling that number to see how good is the support provided.
Do I need to change my ISP?
No it is not required to change ISP. It may be possible that
you are unable to take advantage of all these features right away.
While your current ISP will definitely support V.92 and V.44 at
some point, it may demand some time before the equipment manufacturers
that your ISP or online service uses sends them an upgrade and
your service provider implement the upgrade. However, V.92 and
V.44 are true international standards, so you can be sure of getting
nearly universal support. In the meantime you can use the V.90
technology, which is available in your V.92 modem.
How can I use one phone line for both voice and data?
The V.92 standard you can put your internet data connection on
hold while you pick up a voice call using your "call waiting"
service. When you finish with the voice call you can instantly
resume the connection and start from where you left.
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