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Going large in the USA!

By Simon Woodhead Those of you who know Simwood well, know we believe passionately that everyone in the supply chain to the end-user should be adding value. You’ll also know that our model in the UK is essentially to have clambered our way up to…

GC6 Customer Update

Whilst the implementation of the new CLI policies around General Conditions 6 has largely gone without incident, we’ve experienced a number of reports of called parties wrongly seeing the Network Number, and the CPs concerned aren’t acting swiftly to resolve it. We fully support Ofcom’s…

Wholesale rate update (2018-10-24)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on October 24th 2018. Why not send us your CDRs from other operators and compare what we’d have charged you? Rate files Our rates can be downloaded below. Please see our new website to understand our different service levels.…

API

Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Back in 2014, we launched Intelligent Call Rejection, a Simwood take on the traditional ACR service, which filtered out calls where Caller…

CDR Data Retention

One of the key principles of GDPR is Data Minimisation.…

Inbound Calls and Availability Zones

Many of our customers connect to us in multiple sites,…

Inbound HTTP(S) API (“Webhooks”)

We currently have two APIs which send HTTP POST requests…

Commercial

Wholesale rate update (2018-10-24)

Wholesale rate update (2018-10-24)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on October 24th 2018. Why not send us your CDRs from other operators and…

Dirty Tricks!

By Simon Woodhead I’m old enough to remember the BA…

Porting changes (inc. new policy)

By Simon Woodhead Update: Please see our FAQ on the…

LRN-based billing

As many readers will know, we’ve been a domestic operator…

Intelligent Solutions

Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Back in 2014, we launched Intelligent Call Rejection, a Simwood take on the traditional ACR service, which filtered out calls where Caller…

Why buy your IP transit from a Tier 2 network?

By Simon Woodhead We’ve banged the drum a fair bit…

BT Zero

By Simon Woodhead It is widely regarded that ‘Inbox zero’ leads…

FREE IP Transit!

As a special offer for customers with paid Direct Connects*…

IP Network

FREE IP Transit!

FREE IP Transit!

As a special offer for customers with paid Direct Connects* to Simwood, or ordering new ones before September 30th, we’re now offering…

Network changes

We invested hugely in our network in 2017, or more…

Inbound Calls and Availability Zones

Many of our customers connect to us in multiple sites,…

End-user connectivity from Simwood

Regular readers will know the lengths we’ve gone to maximise…

Regulation

GC6 Customer Update

GC6 Customer Update

Whilst the implementation of the new CLI policies around General Conditions 6 has largely gone without incident, we’ve experienced a number of…

08979 Oh…

by Ross McKillop General Condition 6 requires that all operators…

GC6 CLI Update

With effect Wednesday 10th October we will be implementing the first…

Mandatory CLI Changes

As we have previously announced, there are big changes to…

Security

PSD2 compliance and some great new anti-fraud features

PSD2 compliance and some great new anti-fraud features

As we mentioned last week, the new Payment Services Directive seems to have taken the industry a little by surprise, and basic compliance…

Simwood Help Centre

We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand…

Security Posture

By Simon Woodhead Over the bank holiday we performed some…

Video: Kamailio World fraud talks

Simon’s talk from Kamailio World is now available online: We…

Voice

GC6 CLI Update

GC6 CLI Update

With effect Wednesday 10th October we will be implementing the first phase of CLI changes for compliance with the revised General Condition 6…

Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Back in 2014, we launched Intelligent Call Rejection, a Simwood…

CLI-based routing

As we near the mandatory changes to CLI handling in…

Managing numbers effectively

Numbers are a limited resource, and CPs have a duty…

White Papers

Our VoIP Fraud presentation at LINX84

Our VoIP Fraud presentation at LINX84

We had the pleasure of speaking at the London Internet Exchange’s LINX84 meeting on February 17th regarding our VoIP Fraud research. Below…

Simwood VoIP Fraud Analysis – get your copy now

As regular readers will know, Simwood has operated a VoIP…

QoS for VoIP

Introduction QoS, or Quality of Service, is a term used…

Get your DNS in order!

With the Olympics ever closer and our warnings over commodity…