AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBasketball roundup: Sierra Canyon, Birmingham set to face off in tournament quarterfinalsInterest in the IPO appears strong, according to analyst James DeStefano of Renaissance Capital, which tracks IPOs. “It’s coming at a pretty attractive valuation … people are attracted to growth,” DeStefano said. Vonage has added customers faster than any other VoIP service, thanks to a ubiquitous Internet advertising campaign. Its banner ads feature pictures of attractive women or the message that “No Nerds” are needed to install Vonage’s phone adapter, which routes calls over a broadband Internet connection. If the shares price at $17 each, the value of the entire company would be $2.6 billion. The company had 1.6 million subscribers on April 1, meaning the upper end of the IPO range values the company at about $1,600 per subscriber. It’s a high price considering it charges the bulk of its subscribers $25 a month for unlimited calling to the United States, Canada and parts of Europe. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! NEW YORK – Vonage, the company that popularized the idea of using broadband Internet connections for phone calls, is set to go public this week at a price that appears to be drawing in plenty of investors, but skeptical glances from some analysts. As a small but well-funded company, Vonage Holdings Corp. has set the pace in the market for voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, but its future is far from assured now that the giants of the telecommunications industry, in particular the cable companies, have started getting serious about the business. The Holmdel, N.J., company is expected to sell 31.25 million shares in its initial public offering, with trading to start Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “VG.” The company expects to get $16 to $18 per share, an estimate it reaffirmed in a regulatory filing Monday. The actual IPO price is expected to be set tonight, and could still fall outside the estimated range depending on demand.