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What is Direct Inward Dialing?

What is Direct Inward Dialing?

Traditionally, companies have used a direct inward dialing service to route calls through an on-premises PBX directly to the internal phone number of an employee. It allows the company to use one physical trunk line to connect multiple employees.

What is Short Code

What is Short Code

Nowadays, one of the useful tools of text message marketing is short codes. Businesses switch from long to short codes to make phone numbers more memorable and reliably distribute a higher volume of SMS messages. 

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Don’t Build VoIP Servers. Come to the CPaaS Side

Don’t Build VoIP Servers. Come to the CPaaS Side

Voximplant serverless architecture provides a simpler alternative to deploying traditional VoIP servers in a datacenter. Voximplant APIs offer developers scale and on-demand communications services. Learn how easily you can create VoIP services in the form of Voximplant-based apps.

What is WebSocket?

What is WebSocket?

Recently, we published a blog post describing why WebSockets are great for real-time services. In this article, we describe the process of establishing, maintaining and closing the WebSockets connection.

Call Tracking: Why Should Your Business Use It?

Call Tracking: Why Should Your Business Use It?

Analyzing sources of customer requests is a very important business task. When you’re dealing with web traffic, it’s fairly easy to do — businesses can get behavioral customer data with the help of services like Google Analytics. However, when it comes to calls, it might get difficult. Call tracking is a simple solution.

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How Enterprise PBXs Connect to PSTN

How Enterprise PBXs Connect to PSTN

When a user connected to an enterprise PBX makes a VoIP phone call to a customer’s landline or mobile phone, the communications protocol has to be converted. In this article, we explain how gateways and SIP trunks enable interoperability between a PBX and the PSTN.

An Introduction to Selective Forwarding Units

An Introduction to Selective Forwarding Units

Adding peer-to-peer communications to an application is relatively straight-forward. Developers can leverage WebRTC APIs or a CPaaS service to quickly add real time voice and video to their web or mobile app. But, what if you want to hold a meeting with more than two people? How can you leverage powerful WebRTC APIs to build a multi party conferencing application?

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