Telephony

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part III

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part III

Friday, November 4, 2005

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This is the third and final article in our series showing HOW-TO build a bluetooth proximity detection system to automatically forward your Asterisk calls whenever you leave your home or office carrying your bluetooth cellphone or headset. Today we get everything working and actually take the system for a test run.

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part II

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part II

Friday, October 28, 2005

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This is the second in our series of articles showing HOW-TO build a bluetooth proximity detection system to automatically forward your Asterisk calls whenever you leave your home or office carrying your bluetooth cellphone or headset.

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part I

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part I

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

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Today we begin the first in a series of articles showing how to deploy a proximity detection system based on bluetooth and Asterisk to automatically redirect your phone calls whenever you leave your office or home.

Internet Telephony Shootout II: Finding the Best International VoIP Provider for Asterisk

Internet Telephony Shootout II: Finding the Best International VoIP Provider for Asterisk

Monday, October 17, 2005

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This is the second in our series on the best Internet telephony providers. Today we tackle unlimited international calling plans for Asterisk users, and we have a new champion.

Quick & Easy: Configuring Remote Phone Access to an Asterisk PBX

Quick & Easy: Configuring Remote Phone Access to an Asterisk PBX

Friday, October 14, 2005

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There are thousands of ways to get remote phones working with an Asterisk PBX. Most are painful. And none of the solutions work quite as well or can be configured quite as quickly as Digium’s IAXy. When you’re finished reading this article, you’ll have instant remote access to your Asterisk server from virtually anywhere you can get a network connection. All you need is a garden variety telephone and your trusty IAXy.

Phone Home Revisited: Getting Remote Dialtone With Asterisk — Three Great Solutions

Phone Home Revisited: Getting Remote Dialtone With Asterisk — Three Great Solutions

Thursday, October 13, 2005

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Today we explore three different ways to get remote dialtone using Asterisk and a touchtone phone anywhere in the world. Sample code for each of the three DISA solutions is provided including an AutoAttendant example, a web interface, and a DISA approach that doesn’t even incur an expense when phoning home to activate a DISA callback.

Internet Telephony Shootout: Finding the Best VoIP Provider for the Asterisk PBX

Internet Telephony Shootout: Finding the Best VoIP Provider for the Asterisk PBX

Friday, October 7, 2005

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Finding an unlimited U.S. residential VoIP calling plan for use with Asterisk for under $15 is no small feat, but this week we’ve pulled it off … and you even get two simultaneous calls and two free DID’s for your incoming calls if you sign up during October and mention Nerd Vittles. And now there’s an unlimited calling plan for business users for just $40 per line with $1 DID’s.

Securing Your Asterisk@Home PBX: Here’s How

Securing Your Asterisk@Home PBX: Here’s How

Monday, October 3, 2005

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Everything you ever wanted (or needed) to know about securing your Asterisk@Home PBX server.