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Wholesale rate update (2015-07-06)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on July 6th. Apologies for the shorter than normal notice but this further corrects the rates for old “Special Services” codes that have not yet been given NGCS rates. There also a number of international rate changes notably…

NGCS – 3 things to watch out for on July 1st

As should be no surprise, Ofcom’s NGCS takes effect on July 1st. This is not a post about the consumer harm and confusion we think will result, nor is it about the things you need to do to be compliant – we’ve covered that elsewhere.…

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

Wholesale rate update (2015-07-06)

Wholesale rate update (2015-07-06)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on July 6th. Apologies for the shorter than normal notice but this further corrects…

NGCS – 3 things to watch out for on July 1st

As should be no surprise, Ofcom’s NGCS takes effect on…

NGCS Outpayment Changes

As a consequence of NGCS, all 08 number ranges we…

New porting guide

We’ve published a new porting guide which can be found…

Intelligent Solutions

The Impossible Dream

The Impossible Dream

Dan Lane has posted a very personal piece on his journey to Simwood Mobile, culminating with his talk at Kamailio World last…

Press Release: Simwood selected for voice services to the London Internet Exchange

Wholesale network operator Simwood has been selected by the London…

Simwood Mobile Developer Packs shipping

We’re delighted to confirm that Simwood Mobile Developer Packs will…

Why Simwood Mobile?

As Simwood Mobile nears release I wanted to recap on…

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

Porting? “there’s nothing in it” for us!

Porting? “there’s nothing in it” for us!

We’ve moaned about the way geographic number portability (GNP) doesn’t work in the UK before, and the extent to which a broken…

Our response to Ofcom’s Strategic Review of Digital Communications

Ofcom has announced a “Strategic Review of Digital Communications” and…

NGCS changes: “But Ofcom say…”

Since we published our draft July rate sheet last week…

Will consumers be better off under NGCS?

We’ve given the background to Ofcom’s NGCS changes in previous…

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…