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Group info uk.telecom.voip - monthly posting
This is a monthly posting giving information about the Usenet group
If you are a new user, or even if you've been around for some time, please
take a few minutes to read through the charter and bear it in mind when
Charter for uk.telecom.voip
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In article ,
I have an old Grandstream VOIP phone I inherited a while back (with 3
more in the loft, so not a worry).
Not used a great deal, but it lives on my desk.
Just a few minutes ago, the LCD backlight came on (thus catching my eye)
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| || || | Sipgate to Voipfone and a problem with CSipSimple
I've been using a free Sipgate account for a couple of years to provide the local number for incoming calls to my small business.This has worked well and cost me almost nothing as I don't really make any outgoing calls on the account.
Given that my phone number is now so important to my business I'm porting the number to Voipfone as I'd rather pay a bit of money each month so that if I have any...
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| || || | Silent calls from IP number via Sipgate
Can anyone advise me as to how to stop silent calls coming to my VoIP phone.
I am using Sipgate, and I get silent calls from a number that displays as IP
009024115794, I am not sure if all the calls are from the same number as
they are not recorded in the call log, and once the call stops, the number
disappears, but the calls come at all times, probably once every 3 days,
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| || || | Which codec for Betamax \ Dellmont in Siemens A580
I'm using a Siemens A580 IP for my VOIP calls. Using Discount Voip for my
outgoing calls. It works OK but I can certainly tell an audio difference
between that and say Voipfone, which is what I am using for incoming calls.
I was just wondering what codec selection other folk were using for the
various Betamax services. I'm on a 150 mbps FTTP connection.
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| || || | 03NOW.co.uk
On 2018-10-14, Graham wrote:
Has 03NOW.co.uk gone the same way as UKDDI ?
All my existing 03 number routings still work, but the management
platform http://03now.co.uk just redirects to the parent site
https://nexbridge.co.uk/ so I can't amend anything.
I sent Nexbridge an email this morning, and got this reply:
November 20th 18 01:43 PM
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| || || | Distinctive Ring Tone for number prefixes
My Grandstream ATA allows me to set distinctive ring tones based on Caller
ID, and I'm using that successfully.
The manual also tells me I can set distinctive ring tones based on prefix:
"""For example: If configured as *617, Ring Tone 1 will be used in case of
call arrived from the area code 617."""
OK, nice feature, so I'll configure a distinctive ring tone for the prefix
020836 - which will...
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| || || | VOiP in home with analogue phone line
We currently have a Virgin Media analogue phone line, connected to a DECT
base station which provides answerphone, caller ID and phone service to a
number of Dect handsets around the house.
If I wanted to keep the analogue line, is there a device I can plug into the
analogue phone line, that will then give me VOIP service within my home. I
envisage this device connecting to my local...
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| || || | VoIP with existing wiring and an NTE5c
I'm planning to switch my landline number over to a VoIP provider, and use an
ATA to connect to the existing phone wiring and handsets. That way my aged
parent doesn't need to learn anything new.
I used to have 2 master sockets - an early NTE5 with a DSL faceplate, and
then a single pair link from the filtered side of that to a 'voice only'
master socket. That was done to make it easy to...
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| || || | Need cheap voip(or skype alternative)
Hello. I have like 10-15 numbers and with them I have to call to one UK number simultaneous. Do you have any recommendations? I used to use skype but it's not so cheap that I thought..
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| || || | CSip Simple - can't answer calls - no button!
I use C Sip Simple on my Android phone with Sipgate, when a call comes in and I want to answer it on the mobile it rings but there's often no button displayed to press to answer the call and by the time I've tried searching for one or pressing the icon for SSip the call's gone to voicemail!
Is there some obscure setting I need to change?
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| || || | Wierd problem with Siemens Gigaset C475IP and multicast (maybe)
We have a largeish house with WiFi and wired LAN using two Draytek
routers (a 2860n and a 2820n) plus several switches.
The 2820n is now just a WiFi access point, i.e. its WANs are not
connected to anything and it just runs as a switch with WiFi.
The C475IP used to be connected to the 2820n but since we started
using Youview (via PlusNet) more extensively it was getting rather
September 21st 18 12:34 AM
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| || || | What can an SPA3000 do?
I've just bought an unlocked SPA3000, but I'm now wondering whether
it can do what I want it to do. Which is:
- incoming calls on the analogue line go to the existing DECT base
- my and my wife's mobile phones can register to the SPA3000's SIP
- incoming calls on the analogue line are also offered via the SIP
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| || || | UKDDI: Numbers now gone
For anyone who might have been using their UKDDI numbers still, as
they were still working when pointed to a SIP address, these now
no longer work, as it appears the platform itself has been shut down.
-- Michael "Soruk" McConnell Eridani Star System
MailStripper - http://www.MailStripper.eu/ - SMTP spam filter
Second Number - http://secondnumber.matrixnetwork.co.uk/
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| || || | VoIP Handset that uses a wi-fi connection rather then wired?.
Very much as above anyone know of a VoIP handset portable cordless phone
that has a base unit it charges from BUT the connection to the Internet
is by wireless wi-fi rather then wired i.e. plugging into a router?.
Or come to that one that connects directly to the net by your home
Any info appreciated.
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| || || | TV: Dial B for Britain
Today (Sunday 19 Aug) 22.30 BBC Four
Victoria Coren Mitchell narrates this Timeshift documentary telling the story of how Britain's phone network was built over the course of 100 years, from early call boxes to the Post Office Tower, and its impact on the public
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| || || | Payphone 500 / 600 handset
I have some BT handsets with the armoured cord as used on Payphone 500 / 600 (the 700 style handsets, not the flat angular ones)
They are of course riveted shut preventing internal examination. They have 6 wire cords (red, grn, blu, whi, org, blk)
Are these standard 700 style inserts and on the standard colours red+grn for receiver, blue+white for xmtr? as I am having difficulties getting...
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| || || | TV: Your voice on the telephone
Today, Talking Pictures TV (Freesat 306, other platforms) 16.20-16.30
Early 1950s instructional film on how to use the telephone and how it works.
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| || || | ENUMER - new live of ENUM, rfc6116
I would like to introduce you ENUMER - blockchain-based implementation
of ENUM VOIP protocol.
This is short article about report of ENUMER on OpenSIPS confirence:
This is projects WEB-site: http://enumer.org/
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| || || | Betamax / Dellmont & BREXIT
When calling an EU country the price you pay per minute depends on the
CLID of the calling party, those with non EU numbers now pay a premium
on some clones.
For example using voipcheap.co.uk to call a French mobile
France (Mobile) £ 0.012 £ 0.014
France (Mobile) £ 0.020 £ 0.024
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| || || | uk.telecom blocked on google groups
it appears that uk.telecom has now been blocked on google groups due to all the spam.
"Group owners can request an appeal after they have taken steps to clean up potentially offensive content in the forum"
Not sure who the 'group owner' is ...
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