Playing the Marketing call centers at their own game

by on May.14, 2007, under BroadBand, Geekdom, Phones, Technology, VOIP

By adding a Linksys spa-3102 to my existing TRIXBOX iPBX which is have running under VMWare server on windows 2003, i am now able to route inbound call based on caller id or lack there of (or the number that was dialed if I add some free SIP trunks from sipgate) to any extention in the house or group, but even better a fully featured IVR, lets see how the marketing tossers like a bit of that

I just found this too Littlewoods bombards man by phone

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Technology at its best

by on Apr.16, 2007, under BroadBand, Computers, Geekdom, Technology, VOIP, WiFi

After much google,ing and faffing, i have managed to

  • get my SIP softphone (VOIP) to connect to my asterisk box at home with out the use of a VPN
  • Get RPC over HTTP email to work
  • setup WEBDAV over SSL access to my file server

So I no longer need the VPN to do normal networky stuff to home, the only reason i need the VPN now is to trick Sky Anytime into thinking I am in the UK, and that is only the gui client, the peer to peer service does not give a stuff, so once i have requested the video, i can drop the VPN !

I am Glad i am NOT paying to the t-mobile WiFi usage !!

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Skype V SIP (cont)

by on Feb.16, 2006, under VOIP

For any one how has read my first Skype V SIP? rant.
According to an article on, it would seem that eBay, who aquired Skype for $2.6 Billion late 2005, have differeant ideas and may start looking at interoperability,

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Skype V SIP

by on Jan.24, 2006, under VOIP

Why is it Skype is the most well know internet VOIP outfit, when their propriarty protocols and technology mean it will not interwork with the 100’s of SIP complient provider around the world, When SIP, and IAX for that matter, is capable of providing FREE calls between different vendors, technophobe friendly integration with an PSTN device

Some SIP Vendors

Free World Dial up

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