Telephony is the term for voice communication over distances.

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Is RJ12 downwards compatible with RJ11?

If I would use a RJ12 (6P6C) cable on a RJ11 (6P4C/6P2C) connector, would that work?
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Direct network between computers over phone line

I have two computers with modems, that are far from each other (different locations), and do not have internet acsess. I have hyperterminal, and so how would I connect the 2 machines together (with ...
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Routing calls to a mobile phone with a Mi-Fi?

I am traveling to the U.S. soon & I am planning to buy a Mi-Fi and a prepaid SIM with a voice and data plan being included. So, besides using the Mi-Fi as wireless data access point to which ...
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Outlook asks me to enter area code when editing telephone numbers in contacts

I’m keeping my Hotmail contacts synchronised with my phone. However if i try to edit the phone number in Outlook 2007 on my PC, i get the following dialog box: Sorry for Polish language, this ...
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Lync “Unanswered calls wil go to” problems

I'm impelemnting Lync telephony for an organization with 450 users, where telephony is crucial. However i experience an issue that really seems like a bug, or bad design (IMO) By default we setup ...
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how to record normal/PSTN calls using asterisk

i want to recording incoming calls and outgoing calls using asterisk. when i make a call from my mobile phone with a custom dialer. my calls will not be a voice calls i.e. Voice over ip , that will be ...
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How to use Asterisk build a telephony system with one land line and two cell phone numbers? [closed]

I think I am on the same boat like many others: My family has a land line from my local telephony company and we have two cell phones (lines) as well. We live in a two-story home. I am considering ...
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Difference between VOIP and IP Telephony

I am studying CCNA, and in the curriculum I found something like following... ↓↓↓ VoIP When introducing VoIP to a network that uses traditional telephones, it is important to remember that ...
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Can I set up a PBX server to make calling features that otherwise I need to pay? [closed]

I have a traditional home phone line from my local telephone company. I subscribe to a few calling features, such as call display, call waiting, visual call waiting, voice mall, etc. Call features are ...
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setting up phone recording system

I would like to have a system (either hosted on our own computer or provided by some sort of service) where we can receive calls to a virtual phone number and allow users to record messages (sort of ...
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How can I get the phone number from a computer modem?

On Windows 7 x64, Device Manager detect my modem as HDAUDIO Soft Data Fax Modem with SmartCP, I would like to know if I can connect the landline to my modem port, and when there is a call, grab the ...
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Asterisk replacement for multi-line/multi-phone/all ring Nortel system?

I'm trying to replace an aging Nortel phone system with an Asterisk based system. The existing system work something like this: Phone 1- -Line 1 Phone 2-- --Line 2 Phone ...
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Can Windows XP Mode access the telephone port on a computer? [closed]

I would like to use my Windows 7 PC as a telephone. I know of an undocumented feature called Phone Dialer (C:\Windows\System32\dialer.exe), but the interface of it is quite minimalistic and does not ...
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Unable to dial 0800 numbers since Skype prepends country code

I've being trying to use Skype (version 6.9.0.106) to make a Brazilian tollfree call but it is unable to complete since Skype prepends Brazilian country code to the dialed number. I'm dialing 0800 ...
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Do i need connect router to master socket?

I have multiple telephone sockets in my house. When I connected router to master socket, everything is ok, but when I connected it to any other socket my internet is around 2.5 times slower. Is it ...
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Can you have Fax and ADSL on one line?

I have one phone line, with an ADSL connection on there. If I plug a fax machine into the filter, will it kick me off the Internet when a fax is sent or received?
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Fax and Analogue phone on a single phone number [closed]

How does this work? If I have a single phone line, say 0207223333 and on the line I have a BT splitter with an analogue phone and a fax connected. If I was then to dial that number, how would it ...
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What is the difference between VOIP and Internet Telephony?

These terms are often used interchangeably. Is there any difference the two terms, or is one of the terms subset of another?
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2 DHCP servers on the same network

Riddle me this: A BT Quantum Phone system has a built in web server for administration and configuration. However it also contains a DHCP server that cannot be turned off and a static IP address that ...
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Android Development - Use of RealTerm or other program to directly manipulate and monitor radio/modem to debug Android Telephony [closed]

I and others are desperately trying to port Android 4/ICS/JB/CM10.1 from the LG Optimus 2X/P990 to the LG G2X/P999 cell phone but we haven't been able to get the phone's Qualcomm mdm6600 radio/modem ...
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Telephone Server, Telephones, Printers, PCs & Servers on Individual VLAN's, DHCP clashing

Stuck at work tonight with a big issue. As a requirement for being taken over by a corporation we have been asked to stop using a firewall (juniper ssg-140) to separate our telephone system from the ...
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Is there such thing as a software switchboard for Trixbox/freepbx/asterisk? [closed]

We use Trixbox CE and would like something so that we can load a window that tells us which lines are in use around the office. Currently no need to use it to actually make calls or anything, but just ...
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Routing desk phone through computer [closed]

Is there a device into which I could plug a line from the telephone socket in the wall, and then a second port that I can connect to my desk phone? Then, using software, I could place calls, see ...
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“dialer.exe” in windows 7

I'm having trouble answering phone calls with dialer.exe. There seems to be no option to answer an incoming call. I am using a windows 7 netbook with modem addon in israel and trying to accept ...
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Why are the numbers on keyboard numpads are not arranged like ATM or phone keypads?

Why did designers not arrange the numbers on numpads like ATM or phone keypads? I mean, 7 8 9 - 4 5 6 - 1 2 3 - 0 vs. 1 2 3 - 4 5 6 - 7 8 9 - 0. Does human brain work the reverse way when working ...
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VoiP to connections?

I have been recently playing with AsterixNow and got a nice network set-up with trunks and sips. Outgoing calls go to a VoIP provider that charge me say 2pence per minute for local mobile. I have been ...
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How to set up a home SIP Server/Proxy for multi ring?

I have a sip account which only allows one device to be registered. When i'm at home I want incoming calls to be able to ring on multiple devices. All of these devices are connected to the local ...
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How to build IVR with usb modem using asterisk?

I have a USB 3g modem, which also supports voice calling, I want to implement IVR ( Interactive Voice response) with it on linux, Can I do it with Asterisk? If yes, then please help me on how to do ...
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Book for understanding Internet Telephony?

I'm a developer, system/network administrator, and I'm very familiar in setting up internet services such as Apache, BIND, SSH, etc. but what I'm entirely new to is telephony. Is there a book or guide ...
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program to dial land phone, enter password and record?

is there a program for Windows (or linux command line) platform that would do below from a command line? call a land phone number (using my SIP account) enter password record the call finishes after ...
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How to set up personal VoIP server?

I'm looking to run my own VoIP server so I can make and record calls and the like. I need to basically bind a phone number to the server and me able to call it and use it as a regular phone. I'm new ...
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How to monitor phone calls from computer?

Is it possible to monitor,record,block,etc phone calls of my home telephone from my computer? I really need this kind of thing because im getting calls from bad people
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software to automatically record telephone calls (landline)

I'm looking for some software which will record all calls made or received on my landline telephone. Any suggestions? I want to keep a record of all calls saved on my computer as MP3 or some other ...
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What are some good microphones or speakerphones for large conference calls with Skype [closed]

I frequently conduct conference calls with 5–15 people in a large conference room, and 1–5 people on a conference line. Lately, in the summer with the AC blasting, no one can hear anything. I tried ...
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convert home phone wiring to Ethernet

can i convert phone wiring in walls to act as only Ethernet network cause the phone wiring is not in use and not connected to the phone company so there is no voltage in the wires i remove the wall ...
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Force firefox to open pages in a specific tab using command line

Here's the challenge: I developed Softphone Screenpop PHP App that takes caller id info and searches for a match in our db, also allows us to collect call statistics. Great for our management but it's ...
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Please recommend SIP voicemail software [closed]

My ISP offers some VoIP service which is provided via the same network cable as internet does. The ISP techsupport claims that the only known ways of connection allowing me to use VoIP is such that ...
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UTP cable for telephone line possible?

One of my customers has build a new house with pre-installed cables for internet. The only thing he didn't think about was installing a cable for his telephone line. Behind his desk, he has a "spare" ...
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PC Phone Modem Software

I'm looking for a piece of software that will let me hook a phone line up to my PC Modem and place calls over it using my mic and computer speakers. Does anyone have any experience with anything like ...
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Best SIP VOIP hardware ever. Suggestions? [closed]

I need a VOIP adapter that has at least these characteristics: 1 ethernet port, so I can make SIP VOIP calls. The box must allow one or two SIP accounts; 1 FXS port, so I can connect it to my ...
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Teleconference between three or more people on Skype

Skype is great for 2-way video conferencing, but for my work I need to be able to patch in more than two people to the video conference. Is it possible to hook up three or more people into a Skype ...
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How do I know if a regular handset will work with VoIP?

I'm looking into this VoIP stuff and I'm awefully confused. There must be a million options. When reading about any given solution, how do I know if it'll allow me to use a regular handset rather than ...