[Asterisk-Users] Port density: DS3 cards?
mike at homelandtel.com
Fri Dec 5 09:34:02 MST 2003
My understanding is that the ascend gear only speaks IPDC and not MGCP,
so not sure it would even work with asterisk.
On Thu, 2003-12-04 at 15:09, Steve Dolloff wrote:
> I would be seriously wary of putting a DS3's worth of voice traffic on a
> TNT. I don't believe they are rated to handle that much voice. The
> APX1000 would be a much better platform, but I don't know if you can
> find one used.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ernest W. Lessenger [mailto:ernest at oacys.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2003 4:51 PM
> > To: asterisk-users at lists.digium.com
> > Subject: Re: [Asterisk-Users] Port density: DS3 cards?
> > At 02:34 PM 12/4/2003, you wrote:
> > >However, considering the traffic volumes that you are talking about,
> > it
> > >really true to say that the traditional telco cards are
> > >priced, given the amount of revenue that can be generated per month
> on a
> > >DS3?
> > Eight quad-span T-1 cards from Digium: $8,970
> > Three reasonable-quality asterisk servers: $1,000
> > One T-1/DS-3 MUX: $5000
> > Total system cost: $14,970
> > That actually sounds quite reasonable to me. However, if I were doing
> > myself I would look hard at getting a MAX TNT with VoIP capability off
> > eBay. The price would be equivalent or less, the interface would be
> > complicated, but all the DSP would be done by the MAX.
> > --Ernest
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