[Asterisk-Users] FWD problems

Arnold Ligtvoet asterisk at ligtvoet.org
Wed Dec 24 10:35:57 MST 2003

> --On Wednesday, December 24, 2003 07:12:05 -0600 denon <denon at denon.cx>
> wrote:
> > I've got it running through Asterisk - all working fine from a SIP
> > standpoint. I can dial FWD numbers like 612/613/etc and
> everything works.
> > However, if I dial *18005551212 or *408xxxxxxx (say, a USA number), I
> > either get a fast busy or a "This service is only available to FreeWorld
> > Dialup members".
> >
> I have exactly this problem and posted a bug report to FWD about
> a week ago
> - no response yet.  It's bizarre that FWD recognises you to dial another
> user but not to call outside their network.  Sounds more like a
> FWD problem
> than a * problem to me.

Read the fwd announcement. Jeff Pulver mentioned the fact that * users
cannot use the free holiday calls, since FWD cannot be sure that * is not
being used by more than 1 user at the same time.


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