A whosit or a whatsit?

Jason Hall jayce at lug-nut.com
Fri Feb 22 11:44:51 MST 2013

If you want to set up a VISP, I'd suggest looking into setting up freeside:

You can buy an appliance, or just setup all the OSS yourself.  Then you
have the full system, from the VOIP through to billing.

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 11:46 PM, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at gmail.com>wrote:

> So continuing my adventures in Ecuador I'm looking at establishing
> VOIP service in a small community that has great internet access but
> where the landline cost per call is very expensive and cell service is
> sporadic.
> I think a couple of Asterisk servers could probably do most of the
> work especially since the majority of calls would be locals calling
> locals, we could completely bypass the incumbent telco for most use
> cases and I'm sure I can find terminating services for calls outside
> the local exchange area.
> I was talking with one of the local businessmen and was able to
> explain that there are devices that can directly connect an open port
> on his router to the pots line in his home and provide him with
> dialtone and direct dial service without the need to keep a computer
> on 24/7.
> For the life of me I'm now drawing a blank on what this device is
> called, or who the manufacturer(s) are.  This is going to be vital
> information if we move ahead with this service.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks!
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