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The Phone Number Porting Process

Number porting is the process of moving a telephone number from one provider to another or from one type of service to another (e.g. private hosted cloud, hosted VoIP or on-premise SIP), but staying with the same provider. ISDN to SIP is the most common porting process. What You Need to Do There are various paperwork and box ticking exercises that need to be completed first: Supply copies of existing …

Company Growth Cloud

Leverage The Cloud Without Replacing Your Phone System

While more and more businesses have come to understand the advantages of the cloud and cloud-based telecommunications systems, it’s often hard to get around the fact that moving from an older solution costs money. That puts executives in a quandary: Do they put off the investment until it’s absolutely necessary and use their dollars for other initiatives, or upgrade their system now in order to take advantage of the flexibility, …

ISDN SIP

The Death of ISDN; Welcome to the new world of IP integration

In the third quarter of BTs 2014/15 fiscal year, the BT group announced their regular market performance and results update. Within these market updates we normally receive news about what products are doing well and general plans for the future. This network update was no different, but in it was a startling announcement from the CEO of BT Group, Gavin Patterson, that BT are intending to migrate the existing traditional …

What is SIP Trunking?

SIP trunking is a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and streaming media service based on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) through which Internet telephony service providers (ITSPs) deliver telephone services and unified communications to customers equipped with SIP-based private branch exchange (IP-PBX) and Unified Communications facilities. Most Unified Communications software applications provide voice, video, and other streaming media applications such as desktop sharing, web conferencing, and shared whiteboard. Please speak …