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Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Back in 2014, we launched Intelligent Call Rejection, a Simwood take on the traditional ACR service, which filtered out calls where Caller…

CDR Data Retention

One of the key principles of GDPR is Data Minimisation.…

Inbound Calls and Availability Zones

Many of our customers connect to us in multiple sites,…

Inbound HTTP(S) API (“Webhooks”)

We currently have two APIs which send HTTP POST requests…

Commercial

Wholesale rate update (2019-09-20)

Wholesale rate update (2019-09-20)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on September 20th 2019. The reductions continue – please see “Are we first in…

Switch to Direct Debit and get 30 days credit

We’ve offered Direct Debit as a payment option you can…

MSA and Service Category Changes

By Grahame Davies It’s been quite a while since we…

Simwood Awarded ISO 9001 and ISO 27001

by Simon Woodhead Following back-to-back audits, I’m delighted to report…

Intelligent Solutions

We’re sponsoring TADHack Global

We’re sponsoring TADHack Global

By Kathleen King We’re super excited to be sponsoring TADHack Global next month (11-13 October). It is a global event, of hackathons…

Asterisk Training in Bristol

The legend they call Duffett is running his excellent Advanced…

Announcing webhooks!

By Simon Woodhead OK, so webhooks aren’t completely new –…

Are we first in route?

By Simon Woodhead Our humungous new rate update is live…

IP Network

FREE IP Transit!

FREE IP Transit!

As a special offer for customers with paid Direct Connects* to Simwood, or ordering new ones before September 30th, we’re now offering…

Network changes

We invested hugely in our network in 2017, or more…

End-user connectivity from Simwood

Regular readers will know the lengths we’ve gone to maximise…

Hello New York! And San Jose!

We’re delighted to welcome New York and San Jose to…

Regulation

020 (4)

020 (4)

By Ross McKillop There is a common misconception that London had two area codes, 0207 and 0208, and then 0203 was added.…

Re-monopolisation through the Secret Club – Part 2

By Simon Woodhead In 2017, I articulated in a blog…

Ofcom: Marking their own homework

It is that time of year when Ofcom gives us…

Ofcom Consultations – the future of interconnect and porting

Ofcom are presently consulting on two topics very close to…

Security

USA Caller ID changes – SHAKEN and STIR

USA Caller ID changes – SHAKEN and STIR

by Thomas Hadden, COO Simwood Inc. Many of you may have heard of the changes being implemented in 2019-2020 by USA –…

PSD2 compliance and some great new anti-fraud features

As we mentioned last week, the new Payment Services Directive seems…

Simwood Help Centre

We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand…

Security Posture

By Simon Woodhead Over the bank holiday we performed some…

Voice

Mexico Dialplan Changes

Mexico Dialplan Changes

The Federal Telecommunications Institute of Mexico are introducing a new national numbering plan, changing a number of Mexican dial codes. Mexico has…

Simwood Christmas Opening Hours

By Ateeq Rehman As we approach this wonderful festive time…

Capacity, capacity, and a huge thank you!

By Simon Woodhead Over the course of 2018 we’ve quadrupled…

US numbering now available (in testing)

As previously signalled, we’re really pleased to make US numbering…

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…