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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 (2019-07-24)

Wholesale rate update (2019-07-24)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on July 24th 2019. Comparing rates? Rate filesOur rates can be downloaded below. Please…

CommCon – Ticket Giveaway

By Frazer Barnet Those of you that are regular readers…

We’re Hiring!

As a rapidly growing company, we are always on the…

Intelligent Solutions

Comparing our Rates

Comparing our Rates

By Simon Woodhead We’re very fortunate in that difficult conversations about our rates are rare, and with established customers they’re almost non-existent.…

Interoperability? Meh!

By Simon Woodhead We’re noticing a worrying trend in UK…

SimCon Microsite

SimCon now has its own micro-site where we’ve uploaded details…

US Update & Global Numbering

By Simon Woodhead Numbering We’re really pleased to confirm that…

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

Ofcom Consultations – the future of interconnect and porting

Ofcom Consultations – the future of interconnect and porting

Ofcom are presently consulting on two topics very close to our hearts. These are first consultations, there should be others, and we’d…

USA Caller ID changes – SHAKEN and STIR

by Thomas Hadden, COO Simwood Inc. Many of you may…

GC C6 Caller ID Confusion

by Ross McKillop When Ofcom announced General Condition C6, and…

GC C6: CLI Update

by Ross McKillop As those of you who attended SimCon…

Security

PSD2 compliance and some great new anti-fraud features

PSD2 compliance and some great new anti-fraud features

As we mentioned last week, the new Payment Services Directive seems to have taken the industry a little by surprise, and basic compliance…

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…

Video: Kamailio World fraud talks

Simon’s talk from Kamailio World is now available online: We…

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…