VoIP User-The Voice of IP telephony
This website is an independent information guide dedicated to the subject of Voice IP telephony over the internet and other data networks. We like users to be able to test and experiment.
- VoIP User-The Voice of IP telephony
This website is an independent information guide dedicated to the subject of Voice IP telephony over the internet and other data networks.
We like users to be able to test and experiment. To that end, community membership here benefits you to a free UK local-rate telephone number (DID) which can be forwarded to any landline in a number of countries in the World, your SIP software or hardware phone or Asterisk VoIP PBX, together with free outbound PSTN access from your VoIP phone.
- Open-source VoIP user urges caution
Despite building a working IP telephony system based on the open-source Asterisk private automated branch exchange (PABX), a Sydney, Australia-based marketing company recommends staying clear of the "immature" technology for at least another year.
While planning a move into new offices, Clear Blue Day (CBD) investigated the costs for a new phone system and concluded that voice over IP (VoIP) was an option.
Managing director Peter Bray said he couldn't justify the cost of a Commander system that would have resulted in "paying for expensive handsets rather than
- VoIP user experience tested
When it comes to VoIP, video and other multimedia, the focus is on Quality of Service (QoS) to gauge a system's performance.
QoS is typically confined to letting network managers test how packets traverse the network and how the IP network is performing. Yesterday, however, Psytechnics announced a different approach to measuring the quality of voice, video and other forms of unified Communicationss. The company's Unified Communications Experience Manager picks up where QoS leaves off, measuring the quality of experience
(QoE). According to Benjamin Ellis, Psytechnics' marketing vice president, enterprises and managed service providers can overcome some of the challenges of voice, video and other IP applications by managing QoE. The Unified Communications Experience Manager identifies critical issues affecting voice quality, such as noise, echo and distortion.
- VoIP user guide
The following are the optional services available with VoIP and can be added to your account
through Toolbox once the service has been activated. This guide has been compiled
to provide you with all the details of these services including details on how to set them up.
There are no monthly subscription charges for these services unless otherwise stated in the
description of the service. However, normal VoIP call charges apply for some services when
forwarding calls etc. If you are unsure, please also feel free to contact Customer Service who
can assist you with your questions. All services listed here will first need to be activated/enabled via Toolbox. These can be found
under your VoIP ?account tools? dropdown section listed as ?phone tools? when first logging
- VoIP user claims Skype protocol
A Chinese company claims to have reverse-engineered the Skype protocol, allowing it to place calls over Skype's VoIP network.
According to a post on the VoIPWiki blog, a user by the name of Charlie Paglee received a Skype call from a contact at an unnamed Chinese company.
The calling party used the company's own software to initiate the call rather than the official Skype
client. The software currently only supports peer-to-peer phone calls, but the company plans to create a completely compatible Skype client including instant messaging and user status information.
Commenting on the call quality, Paglee wrote: "The first time we talked there was a noticeable echo on my end. The second time the voice quality was crystal clear.