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Realtime Call Webhooks

Realtime Call Webhooks

We recently introduced a number of webhooks, and realtime Call Control functionality allowing you to end calls in progress via the API.…

API Call Control

The Simwood API is great for provisioning and reporting as…

Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Back in 2014, we launched Intelligent Call Rejection, a Simwood…

CDR Data Retention

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

Commercial

Wholesale rate update (2019-12-04)

Wholesale rate update (2019-12-04)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on December 4th 2019. The reductions continue – please see “Are we first in…

Simwood Partner – our plans for Sipcentric

By Simon Woodhead It has been a week since we…

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…

Intelligent Solutions

Management Changes

Management Changes

By Simon Woodhead I’m delighted to announce some fairly significant changes to our organisational structure. One of the main appeals for us…

SimCon3 is on!

Save the date: SimCon3 will be taking place in Bristol…

TADSummit EMEA

By Simon Woodhead We had an excellent time at TADHack…

EU local-breakout / Origin Based Surcharges

By Simon Woodhead For some time now EU traffic has…

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…

Inbound Calls and Availability Zones

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

End-user connectivity from Simwood

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

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

Simwood Awarded ISO 9001 and ISO 27001

Simwood Awarded ISO 9001 and ISO 27001

by Simon Woodhead Following back-to-back audits, I’m delighted to report that Simwood has been certified to two ISO standards! Firstly, ISO 9001:2015…

USA Caller ID changes – SHAKEN and STIR

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

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…

Voice

Christmas & New Year 2019 Porting Desk

Christmas & New Year 2019 Porting Desk

Our porting desk will be operating as usual over the festive period, with the exception of the bank holidays. When submitting a…

Mexico Dialplan Changes

The Federal Telecommunications Institute of Mexico are introducing a new…

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…

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…