[VoiceOps] Unique DIDs vs. Custom extensions

Aaron Seelye aseelye-lists at eltopia.com
Mon Sep 21 11:21:03 EDT 2015

This sounds like an incredible way to do LD (especially inbound LD) in 
infinite amounts for a flat monthly rate.

On 9/19/15 10:31 AM, Brooks Bridges wrote:
> Please provide me a list of carriers that support 2BCT but don't bill
> for any calls that are released back to their switch.  I want to abuse
> the hell out of it.
> On 9/19/2015 8:35 AM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Jared Smith" <jaredsmith at jaredsmith.net>
>>> I helped consult on a similar system eight or nine years ago -- at the
>>> time, my client used Asterisk with PRI channels instead of SIP channels,
>>> because of the ability to do a two-B-channel transfer and cut himself
>>> out
>>> of the middle of the call after the connecting the caller to the called
>>> party. Asterisk can initiate the two-B-channel transfer, but as far as I
>>> know doesn't yet do anything with the message coming back down the PRI
>>> letting it know when the call has terminated. (Well, that's not entirely
>>> true -- Asterisk logs an error message, so I assume it wouldn't be too
>>> hard to actually connect that up to some sort of better logging to be
>>> able
>>> to determine the call duration.)
>> 2BCT is great stuff, if your carrier will give it to you: you don't pay
>> for the minutes except when they're on your trunks -- and if they're
>> local
>> trunks, they may still be free cause they're incoming.
>> Cheers,
>> -- jra
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