One question we frequently get from our clients concerns voice quality; specifically, what is the difference between audio codecs? Some even wonder about high definition voice or HD voice. This is not surprising since voice quality is a key element to provide a good user experience for any VoIP service. IPsmarx Softswitch technology supports codecs like G.711 as well as more sophisticated compressing codecs like G.729 and G.723.
Despite challenges in certain areas, there are opportunities for ITSPs who wish to deliver service in regions where VoIP is difficult to deploy such as Africa and the Middle East. Service providers equipped with the right tools can tap into the consistent demand for cost-effective international calling and take advantage of growing mobile adoption in these regions.
This week’s Feature of the Week, Step Billing, is a handy tool that lets you implement variable-rate calls. In doing so, it enables you control costs, generate more revenue and even boost customer loyalty.
Least Cost Routing–this week’s Feature of the Week–is a useful to tool that helps you save on costs and maximize profit by identifying and selecting the most cost-effective carriers for routing calls in Dialplans.
snom technology, a leading developer and manufacture of VoIP telephones and related equipment has announced that its popular 7xx series phones are now certified to work with the IPsmarx multi-tenant IP-PBX and Class 5 Softswitch platforms.