Is this new Polycom cordless phone a snom m3 in Polycom clothing? It sure looks that way. According to VOIP Insider, the blog from VOIP Supply, Polycom is readying the release of their new IP200W cordless SIP-DECT phone. The post…
The first part of this week required that I be in Austin, TX working at a customer’s site. This is the sort of trip where I drive to and from as opposed to flying. It’s three hours drive each way, which means listening to XM radio and making phone calls.
A number of times during the period I had to call the UK to consult with associates. As much as possible I tried to do this via the newly installed Portech MV-370 GSM gateway. I’ve made around 20 calls to the UK through the gateway so far.
Remember from our prior installment that have it setup for two-stage dialing, passing incoming cellular calls out through Junction Network’s OnSIP hosted PBX.
There’s a forum over at www.broadbandreports.com where people post photos and drawings of their home and home-office networks. Some people have some really simple setups, while others have truly sophisticated installations.
I’m sure ours is somewhere in the middle. I posted a drawing over there so I suppose that it only makes sense to post it here as well.
Step 1: Get Another SIM Card
Last Friday I went down to my local T-Mobile shop and had my personal cellular plan converted to a family plan. Then I had them issue me a second SIM card, adding a new line to the plan. I told them that I’d use my old phone, an old Motorola Razr v3. I even brought it with me to the store. We used it to confirm that the SIM worked as expected.
My series called The Beginners Guide To Sucessful VOIP Over DSL was just republished over at Small Net Builder. Tim Higgins, the editor over there, has been very supportive of my recent efforts. Where they are interested I may be…
While at my local T-Mobile shop this past weekend I got into a conversation with the store manager. We both have considerable trepidation with respect to T-Mobile being possibly merged with Sprint/Nextel. He was a very nice guy and apologized…