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Happy New Year: It’s Incredible PBX 2027 for Debian 11

Happy New Year: It’s Incredible PBX 2027 for Debian 11

Monday, January 16, 2023

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These past two weeks to celebrate the New Year, we’ve introduced Incredible PBX 2027 for Rocky 8 with AMD64-compatible hardware and Incredible PBX 2027 for Ubuntu 22.04 with AMD64 and ARM64 hardware support. Today we’re pleased to introduce Incredible PBX 2027 for Debian 11 featuring Asterisk® 20 LTS support until the fall of 2027. This release comes with full support for FreePBX® 16 as well as all the Incredible PBX goodies to which you’ve become accustomed. Again we want to… Read More ›

Happy New Year: It’s Incredible PBX 2027 for Ubuntu 22.04

Happy New Year: It’s Incredible PBX 2027 for Ubuntu 22.04

Monday, January 9, 2023

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Last week to celebrate New Year’s Day, we introduced Incredible PBX 2027 for Rocky 8 with AMD64-compatible hardware. Today we’re pleased to introduce Incredible PBX 2027 for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS with its ten-year life cycle to complement Asterisk® 20 featuring LTS support until the fall of 2027. Both new AMD64 releases come with full support for FreePBX® 16 as well as all the Incredible PBX goodies to which you’ve become accustomed. We also want to offer our thanks to the… Read More ›

Happy New Year: Introducing Incredible PBX 2027

Happy New Year: Introducing Incredible PBX 2027

Sunday, January 1, 2023

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If we have one complaint with open source VoIP telephony, it would be this. Commercial PBXs used to last for a decade or more. Now, most open source VoIP platforms are measured in months. So, we have a better idea. We’re going to tell you up front how long Incredible PBX 2027 with Rocky 8 and Asterisk® 20 and FreePBX® 16 is going to be supported. And, for procrastinators, you’ll have until the fall of that year to line up… Read More ›

Tired of Waiting on Hold? Here’s a Simple Asterisk Fix

Tired of Waiting on Hold? Here’s a Simple Asterisk Fix

Monday, December 12, 2022

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We’ve all placed calls to support lines that keep you waiting on hold for what seems like an eternity. While some companies now offer a call back service that holds your place in the queue, many still do not. One of our users recently asked whether there was a simple way with Asterisk® to preserve your place in line without tying up your phone waiting for the other party to finally pick up the call. Here’s what we came up… Read More ›

Sangoma Beefs Up FreePBX Security… For a Price

Sangoma Beefs Up FreePBX Security… For a Price

Monday, December 5, 2022

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We’ve lost count of the number of FreePBX® security breaches that were directly attributable to vulnerabilities in the FreePBX web interface. Suffice it to say, it was the reason that PBX in a Flash and Incredible PBX instituted the Travelin’ Man 3 firewall a decade ago hiding the FreePBX GUI from everyone except those on a whitelist controlled by the PBX administrator. More than a decade later, Sangoma® finally introduces Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) with two major gotchas. First, you have… Read More ›

Adiós Twitter: Introducing Mastodon for the VoIP Community

Adiós Twitter: Introducing Mastodon for the VoIP Community

Friday, November 18, 2022

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#FollowFriday seemed an appropriate day to introduce Mastodon, our decentralized solution to the Twitter meltdown. If you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple weeks, here’s a quick snapshot. Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion. Elon fires half of existing Twitter staff. Elon bans Twitter employees from working at home. Elon, the Free Speech champion, fires Twitter employees that criticize his misleading tweeets. Elon gives remaining Twitter employees an ultimatum to sign a pledge to work under… Read More ›

SpeechGen.io: A Near Perfect TTS Offering for Asterisk

SpeechGen.io: A Near Perfect TTS Offering for Asterisk

Monday, October 31, 2022

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Over the years, we’ve covered numerous commercial and free text-to-speech (TTS) offerings for Asterisk® including gTTS, PicoTTS, Amazon’s Polly TTS, IBM TTS, Google TTS, FLITE, and Festival. But SpeechGen’s commercial offering sets it apart both in terms of quality and cost. At a $9.99 price point for 100,000 characters with an easy-to-deploy AGI interface, SpeechGen is almost a perfect fit for Asterisk TTS applications. If you decide to deploy SpeechGen after trying out our demo, we hope you’ll consider using… Read More ›

The All-Purpose Device for Home or College-Bound Students

The All-Purpose Device for Home or College-Bound Students

Monday, October 10, 2022

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We won’t attempt to educate you on the feature set of Alexa devices other than to note that, in the words of Bob Dylan, "The Times They Are A-Changin’." What was once a device to provide a weather forecast, turn on your lights, lock your front door, and start your car can now function as a full-featured HD TV with an Echo Show 15 and one of your favorite streaming providers including Netflix, Sling, Hulu, and YouTube TV. And, if… Read More ›

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