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Becoming an Internet telephony service provider via the use of asterisk based business solutions: a layman’s guide

An Internet telephony service provider (ITSP) provides Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and digital telecommunications services to either residential or commercial enterprises. Digital telecom services eliminate the costs associated with traditional phone services and allow individuals or companies to make substantial cost savings with no loss of quality. With a general knowledge of ICT it is a relatively straightforward manner to set-up in business as an ITSP. At each stage of the process other services exist to enable the correct management of your telecommunications business.

Home Service Providers

With the introduction of electronic switching in 1960, telephone slowly went digital. The development of digital data communication such as internet, allowed digitizing data and transmitting it in real-time across networks. This system follows certain set of protocols like Internet Protocol (IP). For telephone, it is voice over internet protocol (VoIP). VoIP replaced almost all telephone networks. IP telephone uses high-bandwidth connection and special transmission equipment via internet.

Top 5 VoIP Mobile Apps

VoIP mobile apps are in vogue and there are specific apps for different types of VoIP services. The smartphone market holds great potential for the VoIP technology and it is with the mobile apps that this market can be tapped. There are several VoIP apps that have become popular among the mobile phone users. In this article, we are going to look at some of the most popular apps that hold a lot of promise for its users.

Open source and ICT working together for social justice

The recent phenomenon of Information Communication Technology (ICT) – and in particular Open Source (OS) – as a tool to reach community goals such as social justice and public vigilance has reached new heights during the past couple of years. ICT4D, or Information Communication Technologies for Development refers to the use of ICT and OS in socioeconomic, international or human rights development projects. All major areas of development work can be enhanced by the appropriate deployment of ICT and a cursory Google search reveals the success of many of these ventures to date.

Asterisk Support Services

Our Asterisk Support Engineers can help you to run your business smoothly by monitoring and maintaining your asterisk / Linux servers and proving you immediate support services during your business hours. Our Asterisk Support Engineers monitor Asterisk / Linux Servers during customer's business hours. We offer emergency support services in case of issues arising during Customer's business hours.

New release of ICTFAX - version 2.2.0

We are pleased to announce that a new release of ICTFAX with additional features and bug fixes is released. New release contains bug fixes and new features including showing email address in DID screen, removing ICTFAX users, email address length issue, ictfax_form function, ictfax_form_submit function, edit and view fax bug, stopping to send any mail on broken faxes and space in the name of email attachment issue.

Drupal 7 as powerful Client Management and Billing Solution for ITSP

Drupal 7 can be used as a client management, billing and e-commerce solution for online businesses. Simple additions to the existing contributed modules can be utilized for greater benefit in terms of re-usability. We have demonstrated how to use a powerful Drupal e-commerce solution, Ubercart, for billing and client management for ITSPs (Internet Telephony Service Providers).

ICTDialer, An Open Source Unified Communication Autodialer

ICT Innovations released a completely free and open source broadcasting solution. ICTDialer is open source Unified Communications autodialer and telemarketing software solution, ICTDialer powered with re-known open source Content Management system Drupal and Powerful l freeswitch based communication framework Plivo with multi-tenant and Voice, SMS & Fax broadcasting capabilities . It can be scaled to blast thousands of simultaneous calls . ICTDialer is capable to fit in various telemarketing and broadcasting and telemarketing scenarios.

ICTFAX, open source Fax Over IP Solution

ICTFAX is open source (AGPL v 3), multi-user and web based software solution for service providers based on open source spandsp, drupal and astbill with advance billing capabilities featuring duration as well as per unite billing , ICTFAX is an email to fax gateway, supports G.711 faxing , PSTN faxing and T.38 origination and termination .ICTFAX is complete faxing solution and does not need to be integrated with other open source projects to function that makes ICTFAX a unique and innovative faxing solution .

ICTInvoice, A complete Multitenant Hosted PBX Solution for Telecom Service Providers

ICTInvoice is open source Elastix PBX module that enhances the capabilities of Elastix and It empowers Elastix to function as an advance billing, provisioning and invoice management solution , it convert Elastix PBX into multi tenant Hosted PBX platform suitable to offer hosted PBX services to Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and ITSP . It is open source GPL v3.0 software, developed and maintained by ICT Innovations

Kamailio Elastix Installation and Integeration

[posted at Elastix.org]

Part 1

WARNING: DO NOT INSTALL THIS ON A PRODUCTION MACHINE! Some of you may want be wanting to increase the capacity of your Elastix machine. Asterisk generally has issues when you start to put a lot of SIP peers on it. One of the best ways to get around this is to install a proper SIP server and join it with asterisk. This allows you to register all your SIP handsets to the SIP server and make calls through to your asterisk machine.

Hotel Management System for Elastix

[posted at Elastix.org] Two blog posts in 24 hours? We’re on a roll here!
Based off PIAF’s Hotel Management System, we’re going to make some minor adjustments to have this work with Elastix. This is a brilliant Hotel Room Management system with the ability to restrict the calls from Ext’s when they are not checked in, per-second billing, and more!
Contents:
1. Installing the base system
2. Updating the config
3. Fixing up HTTPS
4. Updating dial-plan
5. Closing words