[ubuntu-uk] Asterisk and getting a SIP number
andybraben at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 16:14:56 UTC 2012
On 31 January 2012 15:39, Simon Greenwood <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 31 January 2012 15:25, bouncysteve <bouncysteve at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks all,
>> I got a number from sipgate and had a bit of a play. I found port 5060
>> blocked at work, and a 5 second delay when making a voip call over 3G.
>> Perhaps not ready for prime time yet.
> Really not true - for one, phone companies aren't exactly anxious to let
> you use SIP over 3G, and work has every right to block ports like that.
> There are plenty of businesses who use SIP extensively. I'd admit you don't
> get the best experience on your phone for any app, but try it at home on
> your own router and using your laptop or asterisk or just on your phone -
> cabled is also better than wifi. This sort of thing is probably why SIP on
> the desktop tends to have fallen to an object that looks and acts
> suspiciously like a POTS phone...
I know that T-Mobile block SIP over 3G - Try a call and it will disconnect
after 10 seconds. Read their T&C's and it says that SIP and wifi tethering
are both banned, but wifi tethering works perfectly.
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