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NGCS Freephone changes

In 2013 we warned of coming changes, notably that Freephone calls from mobile phones would need to be “free” and that this would likely lead to a perfect storm of increased cost per minute to receive calls and substantially increased volume coming from mobiles as…

NGCS changes

As we’ve outlined before, July 1st 2015 sees Ofcom’s latest scheme come into effect and it means profound change for all CPs. At the most simple level, they are seeking to make it easier for consumers to understand the cost of calling 08/09/118 numbers by…

API

Trunk Balances, Porting and other API Improvements

Trunk Balances, Porting and other API Improvements

We’ve just released the latest version of our API Documentation, and it includes many new features which you’ll also find in the…

Realtime API Reports

We’re constantly improving our API it based on your feedback. …

API Changes Mean No More Waiting

Our API is constantly being improved and expanded.  Recently we…

Advanced Inbound Routing and Mobile

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

Commercial

NGCS Freephone changes

NGCS Freephone changes

In 2013 we warned of coming changes, notably that Freephone calls from mobile phones would need to be “free” and that this…

NGCS changes

As we’ve outlined before, July 1st 2015 sees Ofcom’s latest…

Wholesale rate update

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on May…

Change of bank details

After far too much frustration over the basics, we’re leaving…

Intelligent Solutions

Simwood Mobile Developer Packs shipping

Simwood Mobile Developer Packs shipping

We’re delighted to confirm that Simwood Mobile Developer Packs will be shipping tomorrow. This has been a long time coming and we’re…

Why Simwood Mobile?

As Simwood Mobile nears release I wanted to recap on…

Nuisance Call Changes – bigger fines for those they still can’t find

The Government has today announced changes that enable them to…

Christmas VoIP attacks 2014

Firstly, a very happy New Year and we trust you…

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

Further guidance on OFCOM’s “Service Charge” changes

Further guidance on OFCOM’s “Service Charge” changes

We previously discussed what changes were afoot and suggested customers hold-fire from responding to OFCOM’s demands until the situation was more clear.…

Guidance on OFCOM’s “Service Charges” Changes

All of our Virtual Interconnect customers have received contact from…

Nuisance calls appearing to come from Simwood numbers

This is a bit of a departure for our blog…

OFCOM’s Consultation on Number Portability Charging

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

Security

Two men, two hacks, two very different outcomes…

Two men, two hacks, two very different outcomes…

We offer more fraud mitigation tools than any other carrier. We give data away freely which is used by others in their…

ITSPA Fraud Session at Convergence Summit South

If you haven’t yet registered to come to Convergence Summit…

Our VoIP Fraud presentation at LINX84

We had the pleasure of speaking at the London Internet…

Simwood VoIP Fraud Analysis – get your copy now

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

Voice

Trunk Balances, Porting and other API Improvements

Trunk Balances, Porting and other API Improvements

We’ve just released the latest version of our API Documentation, and it includes many new features which you’ll also find in the…

Porting Desk – Christmas Hours

The porting desk will be closed for Christmas from Friday…

SIP Extensions

In addition to our powerful API we offer a number…

An update on Simwood Mobile

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

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…