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| || || | Recommendation for an ATA, please
I'm probably spoiled by only ever having FritzBoxes which allow almost
anything! However, I need to set someone else up with an ATA and a
single analogue telephone.
The requirement is for the one telephone to receive incoming calls from
VOIP provider 'A' and to have a calling plan which routes outgoing calls
via VOIP provider 'A', a second VOIP provider 'B', or the PSTN dependant
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| || || | Sipgate with Zoiper on Android - Zoiper doesn't ring
I've got a Sipgate domestic VOIP account and have connected my ordinary home phone to it via a Cisco ATA. I can make and receive calls OK.
I've installed Zoiper on my Android smartphone and can make calls via Sipgate using that but when I ring my Sipgate number from another phone I thought both the home phone and the Zoiper smartphone should ring, but Zoiper doesn't.
Is there some setting I...
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| || || | Dumb question about IP phones...
We're about to start an evaluation of Swyx in preparation for move to a new
office. So to have a look around, we need a few IP telephones. There are
lots out there :-)
But the thing that confuses me is that the phones appear to have a fixed set
of features on the buttons. I kind of expected the keys on an IP phone to be
entirely programmable and defined on the VOIP PBX, i.e. by Swyx...
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| || || | How many phone sockets on Sipgate
I'm planning on installing a set of phone sockets all connected to one socket that is connected to a Cisco ATA that allows me to have VOIP calls on normal phones via Sipgate.
Is there a limit to the number of phones you can have - a bit like the REN I remember with normal phones?
In my setup, presumably the ringing current comes from the Cisco ATA rather than from the BT phone line as there...
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| || || | To VOIP or not ; SIPGATE or NOT ; LINKSYS ATA OR NOT - bogged down
Good afternoon all
I'm new to the VOIP, the VOIP @HOME world and also new on here, & so much information to consider..
Would appreciate any feedback, pointers, watchouts, or pitfalls before I take the big leap porting to VOIP in about a month's time.
For My provider :- I think I have settled with SIPGATE for the moment, with VOIPFONE as my next best choice if SIPGATE doesn't work...
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| || || | Sky and Sipgate
Help please. Having problems with a Yealink T28 and Sipgate (and A&A) accounts after changing to Sky and the new Sky router. Previously worked fine with Talktalk and Plusnet but I've made that many changes to the phone's settings fiddling it's like fumbling in the dark with a car engine and realising I've dismantled it to meccano level.
I've updated the phone's firmware to latest version and...
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| || || | IPKall with Sipgate
I'm trying out a sipgate account on my Starcom phone, and it is working
great for incoming and outgoing local calls.
I did a web search and some have reported that they have had no problems
registering an IPKall US phone number with Sipgate, but I can't get it
to work. I initially thought that it might take longer to set the
service up, but it has been a couple of days and it still isn't...
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| || || | Cisco SPA9000..?
Ria Elaine Gray-Jones
Does anyone have experience of setting one of these units up..? I am
considering one but not sure how to go about configuration.
I have 6 SIP lines currently on a Gigaset N300IP but would prefer a
wired installation rather than cordless. I have a couple of SPA501G IP
phones which work ok but there is no facility to transfer calls between
them or intercom or anything.
If I can get an SPA9000...
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| || || | BT Broadband Voice problems
R. Mark Clayton[_2_]
It was working on 19th October, but since late last week the program reports "Error in response from server please try again" and it won't register on my Gigaset either.
In BT's web site, which has moved, you can't pay, recent calls and bills don't appear correctly, many links are broken, although you can reinstall the BT Office Communicator.
Not managed to Google anything about whether BT...
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| || || | GoIP GSM gateway + FreePBX
Anyone know if the GoIP GSM gateway adapter is any good with FreePBX ?
or is there a better device ?
October 13th 16 01:42 PM
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| || || | Any Asterisk expert out there?
From the start let me say I know almost nothing about Linux or
A friend works from his home office but has an assistant based in an
office about 40 miles away (don't ask.) Both have good speed broadband
and a single PSTN line at each location. They both have mobiles.
It occurs to me that it should be possible to set up some sort of
virtual telephone system so that incoming calls...
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| || || | Fritzbox 7360 International
My Fritzbox 7170 of some 6 years got damaged by a lightning strike and
I need to replace it. I live in Spain but do not speak spanish very
well. The model on Amazon which has caught my attention is the 7360
International model 20002536. I normally do my research on Amazon.uk
and then buy on Amazon.es (to get the delivery charge down). I want to
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| || || | Advice wanted for a very simple voip setup
I have a very elderly relative who has recently moved into a care home,
and he would like to have the facility for very occasional incoming and
outgoing telephone calls - perhaps only one or two a week, to UK
His poor eyesight and lack of dexterity make typical - even "big button"
mobile phones, laptops, or tablets unsuitable. He could still
comfortably manage a...
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| || || | SPA112
Do I need to make up an RJ11 - RJ11 lead to connect my SPA112 to a
phone? It appears that I need contacts 3 and 4 on the SPA but 2 and 5
on the phone and none of the half dozen or so leads that I have meet
that spec! Currently working by connecting via a spare BT style socket.
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| || || | Incoming Audio
Hi all ,
Bit of a strange one. I'm having problems with incoming audio on
my Windows 10 laptop using either X-Lite or Zoiper (on Sipgate).
I've set Stun up, but that didn't help. The weird thing is using
my a Android devices and the CsipSimple app on the same network
Just wondering if there's something Windows 10 specific, as my
previous laptop running W7 worked fine?
June 23rd 16 12:31 PM
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| || || | Me or Sipgate?
Anyone else having problems with incoming calls via Sipgate?
I'm using a Fritz!Box and it indicates that it's registered with
Sipgate. Incoming calls ring the handset and display the callers number
but answering the call does not make a connection. The caller continues
to hear ringing tone until voicemail cuts in after 'x' rings.
I can't check if calls would go out via Sipgate since I have...
June 15th 16 01:24 PM
by Bob L
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| || || | 8746 to 8782 conversion
I need to convert a green 8746 into an 8782, and am looking for a 12
digit keypad and a green bezel. The bezel should have the plastic
cover for the number.
All my web searches have turned up nothing. Can anyone point me to a
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| || || | Spain?
I would like a Spanish phone number. Any thoughts on a UK based, GB£
billing provider? Accessible from Android and iPad..
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| || || | discountvoip.co.uk Any good?
Just wondering if anyone has any experience with them? Don't want
to add credit if they're no good.
Thanks in advance.
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May 8th 16 11:26 AM
by Bob L
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| || || | How to tell if one is connected properly?
I'm sitting in France with a reasonable internet connection through
which I can browse the internet, ssh to my home system to read E-Mail,
browse newsgroups (hence this), etc.
We have a Siemens Gigaset phone system here which certainl used to
work a while ago using a similar internet connection but at the moment
it is obstinately silent.
I have two VOIP accounts, one with SIPgate and one with...
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