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Crypto currency chart of the week

China bans crypto currency China bans (once again) crypto activities, and only news outlets seem to care about it. A positive reaction to bad news is one of the most bullish signals experienced investors wait for to assess the market's mood. You could argue that China's FUD is now almost no news anymore, but it can always represent a new opportunity for speculators to push t...
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G.729 vs G.711 VoIP Codecs: Which Is Best?

G.729 and G.711 are two of the most popular codecs used by modern voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) systems to transmit calls as data over the internet. Phone systems must find a balance between delivering audio quality and requiring bandwidth, and that’s why these two different codecs exist. G.711 provides higher audio quality, but it requires more network bandwidth. G.729 requires less band...
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The way you hire from the EU is changing

The transition period is ending on 31 December and there will be no extension. The current rules for hiring workers from the EU will change. Time is running out and I urge you to act now to prepare for our new relationship with the EU. You can find out what other actions you may need to take by visiting gov.uk/transition and using the checker tool. From 1 January 2021, the UK will introduce a po...
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Huawei to be removed from UK 5G networks by 2027

The decision follows a technical review by the National Cyber Security Centre in response to US sanctions. Buying new Huawei 5G equipment banned after 31 December 2020 All Huawei equipment to be removed from 5G networks by end of 2027 The existing ban on Huawei from most sensitive ‘core’ parts of 5G network remains Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden said in a statement to the House of C...
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Converting an ISDN Phone System to SIP

Any legacy PSTN services (such as ISDN) still live after the switch-off will be ceased. It is imperative to move to alternative services before this happens in order to avoid loss of service. Moving voice calls from ISDN to SIP Services is a tried and tested way of saving money on both trunk rentals and telephone call charges. ISIP ISDN to SIP Converters, allow you to start to enjoy monthly cost ...
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5G is being rolled out in Australia. Is the radiation safe?

By the end of this year, a new super-fast mobile network will be operating in all major capital cities and regional areas in Australia. 5G represents the fifth generation of mobile network technology, and it promises to be as much of a leap forward as 4G mobile broadband was back in 2011. As the rollout proceeds, however, it's become a focal point for longstanding concerns about the health eff...
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How 5G works and is it really safe!

Is 5G safe? Many people have questions about 5G. What is 5G? Is 5G safe? Will 5G make it easier for me to get hacked? In this article, we’ll answer common questions about 5G technology based on the best available current information. What is 5G? 5G is a type of wireless technology. 5G includes a number of next-generation cellphone and cellular data transfer technologies. 3G was really the 1st g...
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Correcting one-way audio issues with Asterisk

Troubleshooting One-way Audio in VoIP One-way audio issues are rarely the fault of your terminating call provider, they are an issue with the end-user VoIP phone, internet connection, firewall or their PBX SIP server. Fixing one-way audio issues in VoIP are best done one step at a time. Start by eliminating any double NAT possibilities by disabling NAT on any secondary routers that may be pres...
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