Monthly Archives: October 2004

Distributed Universal Number Discovery

DUNDi is a peer to peer system for locating Internet gateways to telephony services. Unlike traditional centralized services (such as the remarkably simple and concise ENUM standard), DUNDi is fully distributed with no centralized authority whatsoever.

DUNDi is not itself a Voice over IP signalling or media protocol. Instead, it publishes routes which are in turn accessed via industry standard protocols such as IAX, SIP and H.323.

http://www.dundi.com/

UK rings up new ‘real phone’ VoIP service

By Tim Richardson
Published Wednesday 13th October 2004 12:55 GMT

A German company has launched a new internet telephony service in the UK which offers cheap calls and uses “geographical” numbers.

The Sipgate service is now available in ten UK cities – Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle – using existing area codes. Sipgate is also planning to make the service available in other area code regions over the next six months.

In full here:
theregister

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