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What is G.fast?

G.fast is a digital subscriber line (DSL) protocol standard for local loops shorter than 500 m, with performance targets between 150 Mbit/s and 1 Gbit/s, depending on loop length. High speeds are only achieved over very short loops. Although G.fast was initially designed for loops shorter than 250 meters, Sckipio in early 2015 demonstrated G.fast delivering speeds over 100 Mbit/s nearly 500 meters...
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What is a VoIP Phone Number?

What is a VoIP Phone Number? A VoIP phone number is fundamentally analogous to the other phone numbers we are familiar with. Landline numbers can be used over copper lines on the PSTN and cell phone numbers are used on cellular networks through handheld devices. Similarly, a VoIP phone number is basically an identifier that is used to make calls on VoIP networks. VoIP means Voice Over Internet ...
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What are NGN (non-geographic) numbers?

A non-geographic number is a type of telephone number that is not linked to any specific locality. Such numbers are an alternative to the traditional 'landline'numbers that are assigned geographically using a system of location-specific area codes. Non-geographic numbers codes start with 080x, 084x, 087x and 070x. Find out more...
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What are 070 numbers?

070 numbers are legitimate numbers and are often used as a 'follow me' service where calls are diverted from one number to another, so that the person being called can keep their own number private, and remain contactable wherever they go. ... From a mobile phone these numbers can cost between 30p and 50p per minute from a bt phone line (other networks including mobile phone providers may charge m...
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What are 0844 numbers?

An 0844 number is a Fixed Rate non geographic number. This means that the caller always pays the fixed call price of up to 5p (7p including VAT) per minute when calling this number from a BT phone line. You, as the 0844 number holder, do not pay anything to receive the call while your 0844 is forwarding calls to your landline. Find out more....
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What are 0845 numbers?

An 0845 number is a local call number. In January 2009 bt reduced cost of calling 0845 numbers to zero, so 0845 numbers are now free to call from most bt landlines with inclusive minutes. You, as the 0845 number holder also do not pay anything to receive the call while your 0845 is forwarding calls to your landline. Find out more...
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What is VoIP Termination?

VoIP call termination is used to refer to the procedures that are used for routing telephone calls from one provider to the next provider until the call has been routed to the last telephone company and has been received by the recipient. Voice termination is another term that is used for call termination. The telephone companies are also referred to as providers or carriers. Called Party The ca...
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What you need to know about Wi-Fi calling

EE is the first UK network to build Wi-Fi calling into your phone, but what is Wi-Fi calling and why does it matter? From 10 April, UK phone network EE's new Wi-Fi calling service will let you make calls using a Wi-Fi connection when you don't have any cellular signal. Although it's not the first Wi-Fi calling service we've seen -- Skype and Google Hangouts, for example, already let you talk u...
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