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FreeSWITCH 1.6 Cookbook by Giovanni Maruzzelli, Michael S Collins, Anthony Minessale II

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Chapter 2. Connecting Telephones and Service Providers

In this chapter, we will cover these recipes:

  • Configuring an SIP phone to register with FreeSWITCH
  • Connecting to Skype
  • Configuring an SIP gateway
  • Codec configuration

Introduction

As its name implies, FreeSWITCH will "switch" or "connect" various endpoints together. A part of this switching involves making semi-permanent connections to individual telephones or telephone service providers. Service providers are usually telephone companies (telcos), or Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSP). Continue reading to learn more about the many ways in which FreeSWITCH can connect your telephone to the world.

The recipes in this chapter will delve into the various ways to connect FreeSWITCH to telephones ...

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