Sunday, 25 June 2017

How VoBB service providers can optimise international voice calling and traffic routing

By Alan R. Bugos, iBasis
Tuesday 15 September 09

'VoBB providers... need to evaluate their international carrier interconnects based on several key factors.'

Voice over Broadband (VoBB) service providers have the ability to offer their customers a richer communications experience, in addition to delivering a higher quality of service at a lower cost over IP broadband networks when compared to traditional fixed line TDM networks. Hence, in recent years we have seen a dramatic increase in VoBB service providers around the globe offering real-time IP communications or consumer VoIP through broadband networks provided by cable companies, fibre-to-the-home network providers, ISPs and pure-play VoBB providers. As more VoBB providers terminate traffic with traditional carrier networks internationally, they need to evaluate their international carrier interconnects based on several key factors: all-IP voice networks, session border controller footprint, and E.164 Number Mapping (ENUM). All-IP voice networks allow for end…

Voice over Broadband (VoBB) service providers have the ability to offer their customers a richer communications experience, in addition to delivering a higher quality of service at a lower cost over IP broadband networks when compared to traditional fixed line TDM networks. Hence, in recent years we have seen a dramatic increase in VoBB service providers around the globe offering real-time IP communications or consumer VoIP through broadband networks provided by cable companies, fibre-to-the-home network providers, ISPs and pure-play VoBB providers. As more VoBB providers terminate traffic with traditional carrier networks internationally, they need to evaluate their international carrier interconnects based on several key factors: all-IP voice networks, session border controller footprint, and E.164 Number Mapping (ENUM). All-IP voice networks allow for end…

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