VoIP Cookbook: Where to Start

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The book is designed to meet the need for

  • Those who wish to try and to become a VoIP user only.
  • Those who wish to explore on how to setup more advance VoIP user appliances.
  • Those who wish to find VoIP corporate solutions.
  • Those who wish to explore on setting up a homebrew softswitch.
  • Advanced techies that wants to know in depth how to operate a Telco over Internet.

For VoIP newbie users, equiped with PC, sound card and access to the Internet, might want to read “Becoming a user” (CHAPTER 2) and little bit of “ Interconnectivity and Telephone Number Allocation” (CHAPTER 4).

For those who wish to explore VoIP appliances might interested in “ VoIP Hardware for experienced Users” (CHAPTER 3). Chapter 3 covers a lot of hardware, including, IP Phone, Wifi Phone, Analog Telephone Adapter, ADSL Modem.

Those who are more interested in corporate solutions might be interested in “ VoIP IP PBX Hardware” (CHAPTER 15) and “Analog Telephone Adapter for connection to PSTN” (CHAPTER 16). Any materials on “ VoIP Hardware for experienced Users” (CHAPTER 3) would also help.

For those who wish to setup a homebrew VoIP softswitch, it is beneficial to read “ Briker Softswitch” (CHAPTER 7) and with little effort to read “ Asterisk Softswitch” (CHAPTER 5) and “ OpenSIPS High Performance Softswitch” (CHAPTER 8). For advance homebrewer a topic on “ENUM” (CHAPTER 9) might be of interest to set the system to recognize +<country code> <area code> <subscriber number> numbering format as used in Telco network.

The rest of the topics, such as, VoIP Bandwidth, conference server, detailed on dial plan, trunking, peering, evaluation of VoIP performance, VoIP troubleshooting are aimed for more advanced users that really wants to fine tune the Infrastructure.

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