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Turkeys encouraging Christmas (IPEX resellers beware)

We’ve long banged the drum, often seemingly alone, about how BT’s IP Exchange (IPEX) service is a managed service, and not equivalent to the regulated Standard Interconnect Agreement or “SIA”. This is significant in a number of ways, not least BT’s right to vary commercial…

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By Simon Woodhead Those of you who know Simwood well, know we believe passionately that everyone in the supply chain to the end-user should be adding value. You’ll also know that our model in the UK is essentially to have clambered our way up to…

Announcing global numbering!

By Simon Woodhead In addition to our top tier position in the UK, and our build-out to a similar goal in the USA, I’m delighted to say that numbers are now available in a further 60 countries. This means we can now provide service from…

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With just under a month to go until the big day, we’re pleased to announce the agenda for SimCon2! Below is the planned schedule of the events for the two days, including the inaugural SimCon Awards: Thursday 7th February 1200 Arrive at the hotel and drop…

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Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Intelligently Rejecting Nuisance Calls since 2014

Back in 2014, we launched Intelligent Call Rejection, a Simwood take on the traditional ACR service, which filtered out calls where Caller…

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One of the key principles of GDPR is Data Minimisation.…

Inbound Calls and Availability Zones

Many of our customers connect to us in multiple sites,…

Inbound HTTP(S) API (“Webhooks”)

We currently have two APIs which send HTTP POST requests…

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SimCon2: Agenda

SimCon2: Agenda

With just under a month to go until the big day, we’re pleased to announce the agenda for SimCon2! Below is the planned…

Wholesale rate update (2019-01-16)

We will be updating our Managed A-Z Termination rates and codes on January…

Please Update Our US Payment Details

We’ve amended our bank details to reflect changes made to…

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By Andrew Davies Here at Simwood, we like puzzles and…

Intelligent Solutions

Announcing global numbering!

Announcing global numbering!

By Simon Woodhead In addition to our top tier position in the UK, and our build-out to a similar goal in the…

Thanks for a great 2018!

By Simon Woodhead As we near Christmas I wanted to…

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By Simon Woodhead Seriously recognising the efforts of a technical…

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By Simon Woodhead It is frustrating when you work hard…

IP Network

FREE IP Transit!

FREE IP Transit!

As a special offer for customers with paid Direct Connects* to Simwood, or ordering new ones before September 30th, we’re now offering…

Network changes

We invested hugely in our network in 2017, or more…

Inbound Calls and Availability Zones

Many of our customers connect to us in multiple sites,…

End-user connectivity from Simwood

Regular readers will know the lengths we’ve gone to maximise…

Regulation

Ofcom enforces Ofcom’s rules

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By Simon Woodhead Please forgive the cynicism the title conveys but we’re genuinely surprised to see in recent weeks that Ofcom has…

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Whilst the implementation of the new CLI policies around General…

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by Ross McKillop General Condition 6 requires that all operators…

GC6 CLI Update

With effect Wednesday 10th October we will be implementing the first…

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PSD2 compliance and some great new anti-fraud features

PSD2 compliance and some great new anti-fraud features

As we mentioned last week, the new Payment Services Directive seems to have taken the industry a little by surprise, and basic compliance…

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We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand…

Security Posture

By Simon Woodhead Over the bank holiday we performed some…

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Simon’s talk from Kamailio World is now available online: We…

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Simwood Christmas Opening Hours

Simwood Christmas Opening Hours

By Ateeq Rehman As we approach this wonderful festive time of the year, we would like to notify all our customers of…

Capacity, capacity, and a huge thank you!

By Simon Woodhead Over the course of 2018 we’ve quadrupled…

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As previously signalled, we’re really pleased to make US numbering…

GC6 CLI Update

With effect Wednesday 10th October we will be implementing the first…

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Our VoIP Fraud presentation at LINX84

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We had the pleasure of speaking at the London Internet Exchange’s LINX84 meeting on February 17th regarding our VoIP Fraud research. Below…

Simwood VoIP Fraud Analysis – get your copy now

As regular readers will know, Simwood has operated a VoIP…

QoS for VoIP

Introduction QoS, or Quality of Service, is a term used…

Get your DNS in order!

With the Olympics ever closer and our warnings over commodity…