Author: VoIPTek

My Grandstream phone has the wrong weather!

You may be asking yourself why does my Grandstream show me the wrong weather? The easy answer is you have to set it. If you have a single phone, you can simply click on...

What is VoIP?

VoIP stands for Voice over IP (Internet Protocol) or basically being able to talk over an Internet connection. The technology has been around for a long time and has seen huge growth in recent...

What does LSP mean?

Many times acronyms have multiple meanings and even apply to multiple fields.  This is one of those times, LSP means Local Service Provider but it’s not limited to the VoIP industry.  In this case...

What does LNP mean?

To understand where LNP was originated we need to first look back at when deregulation came to the telephone industry. Deregulation was brought about to give consumers choices and lower prices.  When you wanted...

What is FOC date?

One of my clients asked me what is FOC’d date? so the first thing I said was don’t get offended! which of course was too late because they were wondering what does that mean....

Blacklisting a Caller

We have all been there, your busy working the phone rings and you don’t recognize the phone number.  Maybe it’s a new client, or an existing one calling from somewhere else and low and...

National Do Not Call Database

We all hate when telemarketers or even better automated dialers call us offering us all kinds of services we don’t want or aren’t interested in.  Somehow I know you have experienced this at one...

Trixbox CE End of Life

In the last quarter of 2012 TrixBox announced the end of TrixBox CE ( Community Edition ) and even expired any support minutes users had paid for on 12/31/2012.  In my opinion it has...