What is VoIP Termination?
How much do you know about the term “VoIP termination”? Voice Termination can have two meanings. However when a voice call is routed from a publicly switched telephone network (PSTN). Moreover the ends on the VoIP network or when a call originates from a VoIP network. It gets terminated by the service provider at PSTN. Therefore most view VoIP Termination as calls that originate from a VoIP network. Further, it will be terminated by the service provider at PSTN or to other VoIP networks.
How are VoIP rates created?
Just like other service providers, pricing or rates for VoIP termination varies based on several factors, including the provider and the location of the destination number. However, generally, there are individual and wholesale rates for A-Z termination. Also with wholesale rates, the more minutes per month you purchase the greater your discount will be. Moreover, See our low-volume wholesale rates here.
VoIP Termination Providers
VoIP Termination Providers are companies or individuals that allow you to send calls to them via a data connection or the internet. However, they will complete these calls to the person who is connected to them either through direct connections, PSTN or also through VoIP.
Here is a list of six major VoIP Termination providers:
What is the PSTN?
PSTN is an acronym for Public Switched Telephone Network, which is a traditional or analog telephone operating feature in which calls are routed through a series of public circuit switches to route voices over GSM or CDMA telephone lines. Therefore this is unlike a VoIP in which all calls are routed through packet switches to route voices over the Internet.
Example VoIP Termination Provider Setup
Let’s say you live in Dallas; you have asterisk PBX system, an internet connection, and four local phone lines (PSTN) in your office. However, your four local phone lines have the ability to call anywhere in Dallas free of charge. However, If you were to install four analog ports onto your asterisk PBX, you could then connect your four local lines directly into your asterisk system. Further, it also connects your asterisk system to the internet, you would then have the ability to terminate four simultaneous calls into the Dallas Local Area. Therefore You would then be a termination provider for the Dallas area. You can change the rate of $.005 cents per minute, saving others money while making a few bucks yourself.
However legally, you would have to check the rules in your local community about using your local lines in this manner, but this is nothing new for local companies to date.
US & Canada VoIP Rates
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The rates listed here are our VoIP calling rates for destinations within the United States and Canada.
However, our voice-over IP calling rates apply to any calls made from our cloud services. Moreover, it connected IP devices and wholesale termination connections. Therefore, VoIP call centers or calls are forwarded from our toll-free or local numbers.
Further, lower rates can be obtained by contacting our Sales Department and requesting a wholesale rate quote.
International VoIP Rates
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The rates listed here are our VoIP calling rates for various destinations worldwide.
Our voice-over IP calling rates to apply to any calls made from our cloud services, and connected IP devices. Moreover, wholesale termination connections or calls are forwarded from our toll-free or local numbers.
Therefore lower rates can be obtained by contacting our Sales Department and requesting a wholesale rate quote.