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IP Network Overhaul

By Simon Woodhead It has been more than 4 years since we overhauled our core network and boy how the world has changed since then! Back then we chose Brocade on price/performance grounds, i.e. we could deliver substantially more throughput for the same money. 80Gbps…

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 rates (2016-12-14)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on December 14th 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…

Simwood Mobile OTT

As we hinted last week, we’re delighted to finally announce: Mobile Number Portability (MNP) In bundle UK mobile numbers In both cases you can take a proper UK mobile number and have calls delivered to you over SIP, with SMS over HTTP(s). It can be…

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 rates (2016-12-14)

Wholesale voice & SMS rates (2016-12-14)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on December 14th 2016. Our rates can be downloaded below. Please see our new brochure to…

Christmas Opening Hours

Given many other operators are closing their porting desks over…

Mobile update

November 18th 17:00 – FINAL UPDATE Regretfully we were unable…

Freephone rate change

Due to changes beyond our control, we will be increasing…

Intelligent Solutions

MNP & OTT are live!

MNP & OTT are live!

Further to last week’s post about Simwood Mobile OTT, we’re pleased to confirm these are now both available in the portal and API.…

Simwood Mobile OTT

As we hinted last week, we’re delighted to finally announce:…

Call Forwarding and Trunks

By popular request, it is now possible to associate the…

Comms Business Cover Story

We’re really pleased to be November’s cover story in Comms…

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

Call Forwarding and Trunks

Call Forwarding and Trunks

By popular request, it is now possible to associate the outbound leg of a forwarded (NTS) call with a trunk. We’ve long…

Simwood Help Centre

We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand…

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…

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…