Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
698 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 399

Trusted

  Reply # 1064163 12-Jun-2014 15:21
Send private message

raytaylor:
MikeAqua: Surprised in this day and age


Remember, its still 1987 inside most telephone exchanges

Customer link at $20 per month I believe is the solution there.


+1 for CustomerLink - but is that available to residential accounts through Telecom? (It isn't through us)




7617 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 720

Subscriber

  Reply # 1064200 12-Jun-2014 16:30
Send private message

Demeter:
raytaylor:
MikeAqua: Surprised in this day and age


Remember, its still 1987 inside most telephone exchanges

Customer link at $20 per month I believe is the solution there.


+1 for CustomerLink - but is that available to residential accounts through Telecom? (It isn't through us)


I believe it still is if your original  number was with Telecom. 




Regards,

Old3eyes


 
 
 
 


8019 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 385

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1064589 13-Jun-2014 00:49
Send private message

freitasm: Errr. ENUM would probably hit the IPv4 limit wall any minute now.


DNS is not limited to ipv4 of course...

1245 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 37

Trusted

  Reply # 1064592 13-Jun-2014 01:00
Send private message

we a few yrs ago switched from a residential address in St Andrews,(Vodafone) Hamilton to Frankton Hamilton. ( Orcon Genius) and kept our same number.
Was that due to some VOIP configuration??. Donth think they would be on same exchange ??




GZMCC. Nokia Lumia 1020,Galaxy Note 5, Microsoft Surface Pro 4 i5 4Gb Ram,128gb, Cam Am Spyder F3 LTD.  GoPro 5 Black, Samsung Gear 3


345 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 156

Subscriber

  Reply # 1064594 13-Jun-2014 01:05
Send private message

Orcon's genius phone system is VOIP, yes.

BDFL - Memuneh
58932 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10298

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 1064649 13-Jun-2014 07:48
Send private message

Ragnor:
freitasm: Errr. ENUM would probably hit the IPv4 limit wall any minute now.


DNS is not limited to ipv4 of course...


Of course not, but current infrastructure is very biased towards it.




20265 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3826

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1065727 14-Jun-2014 20:58
Send private message

Just move to voip and enjoy all the services that telecom charge a large fortune for like caller ID and voicemail.

Leave the PSTN relic behind ;)




Richard rich.ms

424 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 1065732 14-Jun-2014 21:06
Send private message

I used World Exchange to do this, but didn't use VoIP.  I just used their call forwarding service.  Cost (was a year ago) $10/month.

90 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 9


  Reply # 1065847 15-Jun-2014 07:29
Send private message

Ragnor: Does Telecom have an ENUM / E.164 project?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telephone_number_mapping
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.164


In a future with a DNS based system for numbering would there even a need for a centralized exchanged switches any more?

Every carrier/voice provider just runs dns for their numbers (internet all the things)... must be scary for incumbents with massive legacy equipment/systems...


Interesting read, would be great but think its more likely that numbers will eventually be replaced with email type addresses connected to services such as Skype,Lync and viber. When it comes to landline type services telcos are still VERY clunky. For example the porting processes takes 2 weeks to be completed from ordering, and in my experience it will get stuffed up a lot of the time.

1 | 2 
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Vodafone TV — television in the cloud
Posted 17-Oct-2017 19:29


Nokia 8 review: Classy midrange pure Android phone
Posted 16-Oct-2017 07:27


Why carriers might want to embrace Commerce Commission study, MVNOs
Posted 13-Oct-2017 09:42


Fitbit launches Ionic, its health and fitness smartwatch
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:52


Xero launches machine learning automation to improve coding accuracy for small businesses
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:45


Bank of New Zealand uses Intel AI to detect financial crime
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:39


Sony launches Xperia XZ1, a smartphone with real-time 3D capture
Posted 11-Oct-2017 10:26


Notes on Nokia’s phone comeback
Posted 10-Oct-2017 10:06


Air New Zealand begins Inflight Wi-Fi rollout
Posted 9-Oct-2017 20:16


The latest mobile phones in perspective
Posted 9-Oct-2017 18:34


Review: Acronis True Image 2018 — serious backup
Posted 8-Oct-2017 11:22


Lenovo launches ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25
Posted 7-Oct-2017 23:16


Less fone, more tech as Vodafone gets brand make-over
Posted 6-Oct-2017 08:16


API Talent Achieves AWS MSP Partner Status
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:20


Stellar Consulting Group now a Domo Partner
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:03



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.