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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 (2019-05-02)

Wholesale rate update (2019-05-02)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on May 2nd 2019. Why not send us your CDRs from other operators and…

SimCon2: Agenda

With just under a month to go until the big…

Please Update Our US Payment Details

We’ve amended our bank details to reflect changes made to…

Intelligent Solutions

Interoperability? Meh!

Interoperability? Meh!

By Simon Woodhead We’re noticing a worrying trend in UK telecoms that is evidenced by a rise in what we call tickets…

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…

SimCon2 – Simwood Architecture Part 2

Simon Woodhead and Ross McKillop take us through Simwood Architecture.

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

GC C6 Caller ID Confusion

GC C6 Caller ID Confusion

by Ross McKillop When Ofcom announced General Condition C6, and the promise that it would ensure valid Network Numbers that could identify…

GC C6: CLI Update

by Ross McKillop As those of you who attended SimCon…

Ofcom enforces Ofcom’s rules

By Simon Woodhead Please forgive the cynicism the title conveys…

GC6 Customer Update

Whilst the implementation of the new CLI policies around General…

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

Simwood Christmas Opening Hours

Simwood Christmas Opening Hours

By Ateeq Rehman As we approach this wonderful festive time of the year, we would like to notify all our customers of…

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…

GC6 CLI Update

With effect Wednesday 10th October we will be implementing the first…

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…