[ubuntu-uk] Asterisk friendly VoIP providers in UK
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Tue Jul 22 15:29:25 BST 2008
Dave Walker wrote:
> Rob Beard wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I'm looking at building myself an Asterisk box so I can learn more on
>> how it works and also help provide a cheaper phone solution to one of my
>> clients (it's kind of a favour I'm doing them as part of the service
>> contract I am providing them).
>> Now traditionally I've used Vonage with their pre-configured boxes (in
>> fact I'm going to get myself another Vonage box in the next couple of
>> days). I just wondered though if anyone could recommend a VoIP provider
>> (is it a SIP provider?) that supports Asterisk, doesn't have a minimum
>> monthly charge or super expensive call charges?
> Hi Rob,
> Any sip provider should be Asterisk compatible, and you can certainly
> find rates MUCH cheaper than vonage. It's also worth noting that it
> doesn't need to be a provider from the UK, and using asterisk you can
> produce least cost routing of calls, and overflow to other trunks.
> For non-bulk termination I would consider looking at the following:
> * voipcheap.com (very cheap, max 2 concurrent calls [or any other
> betamax or Finarea company])
> * sipgate.com (free DDI, and 0800 dial out)
> * voip.co.uk (monthly charge - nice chaps run it)
> Kind Regards,
> Dave Walker
Thanks Dave, I'll check them out. I actually have an old Vonage box
which I'm currently trying to unlock. If I can get it working, it might
save me £15.
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