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.




360 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


#115025 11-Mar-2013 14:31
Send private message

I have a 2talk personal line on trial but am looking at swapping to the 5 line business account once the service proves reliable (currently on 2 x VFX lines).

I am using a Grandstream 2000 and looking to add more.  I am hoping, using the "2talk One Number" service I can have multiple sip logins using the -- etc suffix for multiple extensions.  This works fine with the soft phone testing I have been trying.

My goal is not to have an exchange in the office but to use 2talk.  Am I able to transfer calls from say 123-4567 to 123-4567-1 (ie another phone on the same 2talk one number login)?

Cheers
Andy

Create new topic
3892 posts

Uber Geek


  #778008 11-Mar-2013 14:35
Send private message

No




Promote New Zealand - Get yourself a .kiwi.nz domain name!!!

Check out mine - i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz - don@i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz




360 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  #778024 11-Mar-2013 14:42
Send private message

Pitty. So only option is Asterisk or some sort of soho exchange?

 
 
 
 




360 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  #778037 11-Mar-2013 14:56
Send private message

Would an SPA9000 do the job interfacing 2talk and Grandstream 2000's?

81 posts

Master Geek


  #778048 11-Mar-2013 15:21
Send private message

I wouldnt give up that easily.. there are lots of other options with 2talk that might give you a better solution.. Hunt groups .. call diverts .. and auto attentant .. may solve whatever you are trying to achieve .. but in a different way to what you may be thinking.



360 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  #778058 11-Mar-2013 15:48
Send private message

Thanks for the encouragement.  What I want to do is have 2-3 ip grandstream phones on the same phone number using 2talk one number and be able to put a call on hold and get another phone to be able to pick up the call.  Small office so we can yell at each other to pick it up.

At the moment if I answer a call on one of the phones there does not appear to be away to take over or join in the call on another phone on the same line using one number.

Hope that makes sense.

Raspberry pi and freepbx looks a good option but if I can fo it more simply all the better.

5689 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #778061 11-Mar-2013 16:05
Send private message

Make each line a DDI with it's own free 028 number. Use this as your hunt group. Set CID for 028 lines to your local number.

NB: don't do this with too many lines or things will start to get glitchy.




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster and even more now as they are upgrading their rural Conklins. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend $195 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.

 

Cel-Fi supply and installer - boost your mobile phone coverage legally
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com




360 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  #778063 11-Mar-2013 16:07
Send private message

Great, thanks will give it a go.

 
 
 
 


5689 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #778064 11-Mar-2013 16:08
Send private message

And of course give them each a short extension number.




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their xDSL broadband network faster and even more now as they are upgrading their rural Conklins. If your still stuck on ADSL or VDSL, why not spend $195 on a master filter install to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, data cabling and general computer support for home and small business.

 

Cel-Fi supply and installer - boost your mobile phone coverage legally
Rural Broadband RBI installer for Ultimate Broadband and Full Flavour

 

Need help in Auckland, Waikato or BoP? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com


3892 posts

Uber Geek


  #778065 11-Mar-2013 16:10
Send private message

coffeebaron: Make each line a DDI with it's own free 028 number. Use this as your hunt group. Set CID for 028 lines to your local number.

NB: don't do this with too many lines or things will start to get glitchy.


Yip, that's the answer with the trial service.

With the $35 dollar business pack you can have up to 5 local call number iirc.

You just assign each one an extension number.

I had it working well with the standard set up for a while, but when I moved the customer to 2Talk+ it broke and I haven't been able to fix it.

As CB says, just use the pilot to ring on to the other numbers using the locate me menu.

D




Promote New Zealand - Get yourself a .kiwi.nz domain name!!!

Check out mine - i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz - don@i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz


3892 posts

Uber Geek


  #778067 11-Mar-2013 16:11
Send private message

coffeebaron: And of course give them each a short extension number.


And if you're doing that, make sure the phone knows about your short numbers in its dial plan or there's a delay while the phone figures out what you're wanting it to do.





Promote New Zealand - Get yourself a .kiwi.nz domain name!!!

Check out mine - i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz - don@i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz




360 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  #778068 11-Mar-2013 16:15
Send private message

Thanks don and CB. I just wanted to make sure this was possible once I change to the business plan from the trial personal plan.

29046 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  #778206 11-Mar-2013 21:31
Send private message

andynz: Would an SPA9000 do the job interfacing 2talk and Grandstream 2000's?


I can honestly say without a doubt that the SPA9000 is the one of the biggest pieces of junk I've ever come across. It even makes Grandstream products stand out as quality!

Do not get one under any circumstances, you will regret it!

The UC320 on the other hand isn't a bad wee unit, has it's flaws but is a vastly superior product.



360 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  #778253 11-Mar-2013 22:45
Send private message

Thanks for the advice. If I go the pbx way the raspberry and freepbx seems a good option. Configurable, inexpensive and tiny.

Create new topic





Twitter and LinkedIn »



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 »

Soul Machines joins forces with the World Health Organization
Posted 13-Jul-2020 18:00


Chorus completes the build and commissioning of two new core Ethernet switches
Posted 8-Jul-2020 09:48


National Institute for Health Innovation develops treatment app for gambling
Posted 6-Jul-2020 16:25


Nokia 2.3 to be available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Jul-2020 12:30


Menulog change colours as parent company merges with Dutch food delivery service
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:53


Techweek2020 goes digital to make it easier for Kiwis to connect and learn
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:48


Catalyst Cloud launches new Solutions Hub to support their kiwi Partners and Customers
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:44


Microsoft to help New Zealand job seekers acquire new digital skills needed for the COVID-19 economy
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:41


Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduces new HPE GreenLake cloud services
Posted 24-Jun-2020 08:07


New cloud data protection services from Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:58


Hewlett Packard Enterprise unveils HPE Ezmeral, new software portfolio and brand
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:10


Apple reveals new developer technologies to foster the next generation of apps
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:30


Poly introduces solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:14


Lenovo launches new ThinkPad P Series mobile workstations
Posted 23-Jun-2020 09:17


Lenovo brings Linux certification to ThinkPad and ThinkStation Workstation portfolio
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:56



Geekzone Live »

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


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



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.