What's all this talk about BT switching off its ISDN phone service? BT released a statement in 2015 that it would stop taking new ISDN orders in 2020, with a view to switching-off and deactivating its ISDN network completely in 2025. So, if you're determined to get an ISDN phone line installed, you'd better [...]
Every so often we survey our customers to get their feedback on ways we can improve our service. Most questions revolve around their experiences with our phone network and cloud phone systems, but we like to delve a bit further to identify the main business problems they're trying to solve. Concerns about Brexit and how [...]
We have experienced a brief outage, which affected all systems. This was caused by an issue with one of our datacentre peers. We have shut down peering links to the affected Host, as the connection is flapping. Services are currently restored and any further updates will be posted when they become available.
What if someone offered to give you back half of your annual business telecom costs? Sound too good to be true? As a business owner, you're probably sick to death of "wise men" from telecom companies bearing gifts. Maybe you've been burned too often in the past by offers that looked too good to [...]
We have resolved the issue with the call recordings now. The issue was introduced by new code brought in to facilitate support for Reverse DTMF across the network. We have reverted the code back to its previous version, and things are working normally again. We apologise for any inconvenience this issue may have caused.
We are aware of an issue where 1 leg of audio in call recordings appears to be recorded at half speed, while the other leg is fine. This has been isolated to cases where a trunk is used in conjunction with an external telephone number translation, and the external telephone number answers the inbound call. [...]
We've been selling UK 0800 numbers to businesses around the world for a long time. In fact, we were one of the first UK cloud telecom companies to acquire 0800 number ranges from BT back when they were first made available. So over the years we've had to answer lots of questions about 0800 numbers [...]
What are 0800 Numbers?0800 numbers are UK non-geographic phone numbers that have been “free to call” from UK-based mobile and landline phones since 1st July 2015.Before July 2015, calling a UK 0800 number was only free from landline phones. Mobile phone callers were charged for the 0800 call by their provider. This led to accusations [...]
Choice is good. Mostly. But there are situations where choice can be good for one side, while being a negative for others. Take telecommunications for example, and the UK phone numbering market in particular. Proliferation of UK non-geographic numbers Aside from the geographic numbering system, where area codes are allocated to a particular town or [...]