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Simwood test line

Every number range we build on the network, whether ours or for Virtual Interconnect customers (including Virtual Interconnect Mobile) has a “test” number associated with it for other operators to call to test their build of the range. These are usually just a recorded message.…

Wholesale termination rate update

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on August 25th for Platinum, Gold and Silver decks. New rates and codes can be downloaded below: Complete rate files: GBP USD EUR CSV format files: GBP-Platinum.csv GBP-Gold.csv USD-Platinum.csv USD-Gold.csv USD-Silver.csv EUR-Platinum.csv EUR-Gold.csv Please note: Billing increments are shown in the rate files but customers…

API

API Changes Mean No More Waiting

API Changes Mean No More Waiting

Our API is constantly being improved and expanded.  Recently we announced our Advanced Inbound Routing and New Trunk Controls which provide flexible…

Advanced Inbound Routing and Mobile

As the new guy on the Simwood team (it was…

Default inbound routing

Further to yesterday’s announcement regarding Advanced Inbound Routing, you can now…

Advanced Inbound Routing

You can now configure numbers to route to multiple destinations,…

Commercial

Wholesale termination rate update

Wholesale termination rate update

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on August 25th for Platinum, Gold and Silver decks. New rates and codes can be…

Balance related channel limits

Presently we do not charge for channels allocated to customers…

Simwood Mobile (MVNO/MVNE)

We don’t normally go in for vapourware but on this…

Virtual Interconnect (Inbound) rate changes

The OFCOM Narrowband Review is increasing the cost/reducing the revenue on incoming…

Intelligent Solutions

Simwood test line

Simwood test line

Every number range we build on the network, whether ours or for Virtual Interconnect customers (including Virtual Interconnect Mobile) has a “test”…

An update on Simwood Mobile

First of all, let us apologise for the lack of…

Our VoIP Fraud Presentation at Kamailio World 2014

We had the pleasure of speaking at the Kamailio World…

HotLINX features Simwood

As you know we sponsored and presented at February’s meeting…

IP Network

Lies, damn lies and networks

Lies, damn lies and networks

There are some in this industry with an inclination to exaggerate or lie. ‘Lie’ is a harsh word though so let’s call…

The bandwidth is (pretty much) irrelevant

Last year we posted an article urging people to check…

Manchester 10Gb Metro-LAN

We now have a redundant 10Gb/s ring around the major…

The IP Network for Voice Business

In our recent QoS white-paper, we explained how most IP…

Regulation

Nuisance calls appearing to come from Simwood numbers

Nuisance calls appearing to come from Simwood numbers

This is a bit of a departure for our blog as I’m writing this to be read by consumers rather than our…

OFCOM’s Consultation on Number Portability Charging

OFCOM’s Narrowband Review, effective earlier this year, led to incoming…

Important changes to 084 / 087 numbers

Effective June 2014 you will need to have replaced many…

France leading the way in nuisance call control

Over the Christmas break French fixed and mobile telephone operators…

Security

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…

Christmas VoIP attacks. How did you fare?

In December we released yet more features (balance locking and automated alerts) to…

Limit your fraud exposure by locking your balance

We offer lots and lots of features to help you…

Voice

An update on Simwood Mobile

An update on Simwood Mobile

First of all, let us apologise for the lack of updates recently; we’ve been very busy behind the scenes bringing all the…

Simwood at ClueCon

We’ll be at ClueCon in Chicago August 4-7th. Simon Woodhead…

Our VoIP Fraud Presentation at Kamailio World 2014

We had the pleasure of speaking at the Kamailio World…

Intelligent Caller Rejection – Protect your customers from nuisance calls

Unlike some competitors, Simwood has no tolerance for nuisance calls…

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…