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ClueCon weekly call – VoIP Fraud Analysis

Simon gave the first talk on our 2016 VoIP Fraud Analysis on the weekly ClueCon on Wednesday February 3rd. If you missed the live event a recording is below.

Wholesale termination rate update (2016-05-04)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on May 4th 2016. Our rates can be downloaded below. Please see our 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…

Kamailio World 2016

Kamailio World is taking place in Berlin May 18-20th and we’d love to see you there! We’ve been to every event since it started and it gets better every year. It is becoming Europe’s ClueCon (we’ll be there too!) and whether you engineer Kamailio itself…

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

Mobile Update!

Mobile Update!

Further our recent posts discussing what we were going to do to simplify mobile (both commercially and technically), we’re delighted to report we’ve…

Wholesale termination rate update (2016-05-04)

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

Kamailio World 2016

Kamailio World is taking place in Berlin May 18-20th and…

Please set up an automated payment / backup payment method

Historically we’ve offered a choice of three payment methods for…

Intelligent Solutions

Mobile update!

Mobile update!

We recently described how we’d listened to your feedback and simplified the commercials on Simwood Mobile, making it more accessible and easier…

Team progression

By Simon Woodhead At last week’s company get together and…

Rethinking Mobile

Simwood Mobile has been in the wild for some time…

Thanks for a great year!

By Simon Woodhead As we near Christmas I wanted to…

IP Network

IP Transit Changes

IP Transit Changes

It is important we continue to develop our IP network to ensure maximum stability and performance for customers. As we mentioned in…

Surviving somebody else’s DDoS

Many customers route traffic to us over the public Internet.…

Lies, damn lies and networks

There are some in this industry with an inclination to…

The bandwidth is (pretty much) irrelevant

Last year we posted an article urging people to check…

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

ClueCon weekly call – VoIP Fraud Analysis

ClueCon weekly call – VoIP Fraud Analysis

Simon gave the first talk on our 2016 VoIP Fraud Analysis on the weekly ClueCon on Wednesday February 3rd. If you missed…

VoIP Fraud Analysis 2016

We’re delighted to release the 2016 version of our VoIP…

Are you relying on fail2ban to secure your Asterisk?

Let’s be clear, we love Asterisk. If someone wants an…

Two men, two hacks, two very different outcomes…

We offer more fraud mitigation tools than any other carrier.…

Voice

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…

SIP Signalling – TCP or UDP ?

There seems to be a popular misconception that SIP is…

Important: Mandatory Caller ID

We’ve blogged before about the importance of sending valid caller…

Codec handling – important technical change

This is an important change which may break your inbound…

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…