I am interested in switching from analog telephone to VoIP, and I have recently purchased a Cisco 7942G VoIP phone. I have a Cisco WAG310G modem with VoIP capability but it does not match because the VoIP socket on the modem is RJ-11 where the phone is RJ-45, so there is no way I could power up the phone without a power plug.
I am very new to this technology and would somebody please advice me how to set it up and get it working?
Hello, as strange as this may sound, that DSL modem/router/gateway you have only provides voip via FXS and FXO ports (analog connections) when used in conjunction with a service provider that provides you this feature.
If you are set on using you 7942 phone you will need to do at least 3 things:
I have checked online for POE switch and they are exceeding beyond my expectations (e.g. they have too many ports as only 2 - 4 users maximum will be using the ports, but I could not find any 4 ports POE switch.) I wonder if it would work by using some sort of POE adapters for powering up the phone and then connect to the VoIP modem I mentioned earlier on the post.
Do you think it will be a possible solution as I am trying to reduce the cost involved?
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