[VoiceOps] PSTN Info
abalashov at evaristesys.com
Wed Feb 26 12:50:42 EST 2020
I came along a bit after UNE-P was dismembered, more mid-late 2000s, but it was a time when a thorough understanding of the arcana of ICAs, CO colos, UNE cross-connects and hand-offs, and SS7 were still what the kids call “trending”.
I would agree that Fred’s output on these topics was voluminous, encyclopaedic, and comprehensive.
Sent from mobile, with due apologies for brevity and errors.
> On Feb 26, 2020, at 11:28 AM, Mary Lou Carey <marylou at backuptelecom.com> wrote:
> Yes those were the "good old days" when everyone was saying UNE-P and resale were the future of Telecom! My how times have changed huh?
> MARY LOU CAREY
> BackUP Telecom Consulting
> Office: 615-791-9969
> Cell: 615-796-1111
>> On 2020-02-25 04:42 PM, Alex Balashov wrote:
>> Yeah, Fred Goldstein really knows everything and anything about
>> absolutely everything. I learned an enormous amount from him back on the
>> isp-clec list back in the day, merely as a passive observer, which is
>> where I also came to know of Mary Lou. :-)
>>> On Tue, Feb 25, 2020 at 04:36:56PM -0600, Mary Lou Carey wrote:
>>> Fred Goldstein with Interisle Consulting is a Network Engineer that is like
>>> the walking "Encyclopedia of Telecom"! I've brought him in on numerous jobs
>>> when my needed help with picking equipment or the best method for operations
>>> and he's always been helpful.
>>> Fred's e-mail is fred at interisle.net and his phone number is (617) 795-2701.
>>> MARY LOU CAREY
>>> BackUP Telecom Consulting
>>> Office: 615-791-9969
>>> Cell: 615-796-1111
>>>> On 2020-02-25 04:22 PM, Ross Tajvar wrote:
>>> > Hi all,
>>> > I am looking for some resources to help me understand how to interact
>>> > with the PSTN more directly. I have worked for companies which offered
>>> > VoIP service, but we've always used other carriers upstream (e.g.
>>> > Bandwidth, Flowroute, etc.). I've found a few references to the
>>> > regulatory process (e.g.
>>> > https://transnexus.com/whitepapers/how-to-get-an-lrn/). What I'm
>>> > looking for is a technical description of the equipment required and
>>> > how it works.
>>> > Does anyone know of any good references for this kind of information?
>>> > Thanks,
>>> > Ross
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