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Direct Connect

We’re concerned at the level of traffic customers are delivering to us over the public Internet and would like to encourage you to connect directly to us in one or more sites. We work hard to make our network as performant as possible and deliver…

Wholesale voice & SMS termination rates (2016-09-28)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on September 28th 2016. Our rates can be downloaded below. Please see our NEW brochure to understand our different service levels. You can check (and change) your current service level in the “Commercial” tab of the portal. PACKAGE RATE BY CURRENCY…

Wholesale Porting / Updated MSA

We’re changing our MSA to be more permissive and explicit with regards to a quirk of the (fundamentally broken) industry porting process we know as “wholesale ports”. Background Where we are supplying wholesale services, the porting process exists for the benefit of the end users and…

API

CLIs and Billing Reconciliation

CLIs and Billing Reconciliation

by Ross McKillop Some of you may think I rant about nothing other than CLI from reading this blog however, as my…

Introducing the New Simwood Portal

We’ve really appreciated all the positive feedback of our new…

Trunk Balances, Porting and other API Improvements

We’ve just released the latest version of our API Documentation,…

Realtime API Reports

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

Commercial

Wholesale voice & SMS termination rates (2016-09-28)

Wholesale voice & SMS termination rates (2016-09-28)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on September 28th 2016. Our rates can be downloaded below. Please see our NEW brochure to understand…

Wholesale Porting / Updated MSA

We’re changing our MSA to be more permissive and explicit…

SMSC / SMS rate change

Since January we’ve been re-designing a number of areas of…

Simwood Help Centre

We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand…

Intelligent Solutions

There’s a reason the majority of our team are engineers!

There’s a reason the majority of our team are engineers!

And that reason is uptime! We don’t like to gloat, outages can and do happen to anyone (including us occasionally), but on days…

Simwood Help Centre

We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand…

ClueCon 2016

Once again, we’re proud sponsors of ClueCon in Chicago. Our…

Relaxed channel limits

We’ve mentioned before how anyone purporting to offer you “unlimited…

IP Network

New IP Addresses

New IP Addresses

As part of continued improvements to our network we are introducing some new IP addresses for SIP signalling traffic in London, Manchester,…

IP Network Overhaul

By Simon Woodhead It has been more than 4 years…

Simon elected to LINX Board

By Simon Woodhead As you may have heard I was…

IP Transit Changes

It is important we continue to develop our IP network…

Regulation

Important: Mandatory Caller ID

Important: Mandatory Caller ID

We’ve blogged before about the importance of sending valid caller ID on all calls, and warned that we will begin rejecting call…

Ofcom’s Digital Communications Review

Further to our initial response, we have now responded to…

Ofcom’s definition of Significant Market Power (and porting)

We’ve just responded to Ofcom’s legal direction to provide commercial…

Security

Simwood Help Centre

Simwood Help Centre

We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new Simwood Help Centre for our customers. The new Simwood Help Centre…

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…

Video: Applying our fraud controls

Chris has produced a short video demonstrating how you can…

Voice

Simwood Help Centre

Simwood Help Centre

We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new Simwood Help Centre for our customers. The new Simwood Help Centre…

New IP Addresses

As part of continued improvements to our network we are…

Video: Applying our fraud controls

Chris has produced a short video demonstrating how you can…

Real-time threat analysis

We have released a new feature to the portal –…

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…