[VoIP] New VoIP guide released

Hi All,

Another useful resource to add to the links page of the VoIP
presentation at the NgNOG. It is only 45 pages and I have had a quick
look. I liked what I saw especially the scenarios.

Cheers

Omo

Source: http://www.it46.se/voip4d/pressrelease_voip4d.php?lang=en

"Today IT +46 announces the release of a new guide to support the spread
of low-cost communications in the poorest parts of the world. This free
guide to Voice over IP, available in four major languages, is an effort
to disseminate the use of telephony over the Internet in developing
regions.

The 40-page guide targets both technical and non-technical readers. The
first part presents the essentials of telephony over the Internet. For
those interested in the more technical details, hands-on guidelines and
configuration files are included in the second part. The examples
provide essential background to build your own low-cost telephony
system.

The last part demonstrates three realistic scenarios of how Voice over
IP can be deployed in rural communities in developing regions. The
scenarios cover how to build a local telephony system and how to connect
it to other voice networks. Through these scenarios, you will learn how
your own local VoIP network, built with inexpensive equipment, can link
to the traditional telephony network and other voice networks anywhere
on the Internet.

The booklet "VoIP-4D Primer, Building Voice Infrastructure in developing
regions" is written by IT +46, a Swedish consultancy company focusing on
innovative usage of IT technology in the developing world.

The work has been possible thanks to support from the Acacia Initiative
of the International Development Research Centre of Canada and the
contribution of several translators and reviewers.

The guide is licensed under the Creative Commons Non-commercial
Share-Alike license. It is available in English, French, Spanish and
Arabic.

Free PDF downloads are available at www.it46.se/downloads/voip4d

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