[asterisk-ss7] Chan_ss7 telco interconnection requirement

Steve Kennedy steve-asterisk at gbnet.net
Wed Nov 22 08:20:57 MST 2006

On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 04:25:26PM +0200, Tawanda Charles Bwanya wrote:

>      The local telco has requested me to fill a technical interconnection
>      questionare about my system. Some of the questions require detailed
>      explanations.
>      Can someone with SS7 knowledge assist me on this ?
>    Contact me of list on IRC magikxx

Several telcos (well in the UK at least), will NOT allow you to connect
to their networks unless you utilise a certified SS7 stack.

To get round this, people will use something like a Cisco with ITP
software and then stick their own SS7 bits behind the Cisco. Then you
have a Cisco certified SS7 stack connecting to the telco and all is


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