IP Telephony Definitions

  • A

    analog telephone adapter (ATA)

    An analog telephone adaptor (ATA) is a device used to connect a standard telephone to a computer or network so that the user can make calls over the Internet.

  • C

    call control

    Call control is a process that is used in telecommunications networks to monitor and maintain connections once they have been established.

  • call deflection

    Call deflection is a feature of voice over IP (VoIP) that automatically redirects a call from the called endpoint to another endpoint (usually a voice mailbox) when the called endpoint is busy.

  • call detail record (CDR)

    A call detail record (CDR) in voice over IP (VoIP) is a file containing information about recent system usage such as the identities of sources (points of origin), the identities of destinations (endpoints), the duration of each call, the amount billed for each call, the total usage time in the billing period, the total free time remaining in the billing period, and the running total charged during the billing period.

  • call forwarding

    Call forwarding is a telephone service that automatically routes the user's incoming calls to another number.

  • call signaling

    Call signaling is a process that is used to set up a connection in a telephone network.

  • Carrier Sensitive Routing (CSR)

    Carrier Sensitive Routing (CSR) is a network solution that allows Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) subscribers to determine and manipulate the routing of individual calls... (Continued)

  • centrex (central office exchange service)

    Centrex (central office exchange service) is a service from local telephone companies in the United States in which up-to-date phone facilities at the phone company's central (local) office are offered to business users so that they don't need to purchase their own facilities.

  • Cisco Webex

    Cisco Webex is a cloud-based collaboration suite comprised of Webex Meetings, Webex Teams and Webex Devices.

  • CLEC (competitive local exchange carrier)

    In the United States, a CLEC (competitive local exchange carrier) is a telephone company that competes with the already established local telephone business by providing its own network and switching.

  • click-to-talk (CTC)

    Click-to-call (CTC), also called click-for-talk, is a technology that converts Web traffic into voice telephone connections using VoIP (Voice over IP)...(Continued)

  • D

    dedicated line

    A dedicated line is a telecommunications path between two points that is available 24 hours a day for use by a designated user (individual or company).

  • dial peer (addressable call endpoint)

    A dial peer, also known as an addressable call endpoint, is a device that can originate or receive a call in a telephone network.

  • dial peer hunting

    Dial peer hunting is a feature of voice over IP (VoIP) systems in which the device at the originating router attempts to find an alternative addressable call endpoint if it cannot establish a connection to the intended endpoint.

  • Distributed Universal Number Discovery (DUNDi)

    Distributed Universal Number Discovery (DUNDi) is a peer-to-peer system for translating phone numbers and internal extensions to voice over IP (VoIP) addresses.

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