[Asterisk-biz] carrier class names
bitterted at mac.com
Wed Nov 24 10:49:32 MST 2004
Does PSAP stand for public service access point ?
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On Nov 23, 2004, at 9:11 PM, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> alex at pilosoft.com wrote:
>> ILECs connect PSAPs to the PSTN through the tandem. Sometimes, that
>> is dedicated to serving that PSAP. Nevertheless, you *can* connect to
>> yourself if you negotiate with each PSAP [that is rarely done]. ILECs
>> provide PSAP connectivity as a product.
> And unfortunately in some parts of the country that "product" is
> getting hard to purchase (CAMA trunks). The company that makes the
> software system used by most of the PSAPs announced some time ago that
> they are now support IP connectivity between PSAPs and between the
> tandem and the PSAP (so that a PSAP can be installed in places where
> no CAMA trunks are available)... it's only a matter of time before the
> PSAPs will offer IP connectivity into their systems, in which case the
> ILEC will no longer have to be involved.
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