[asterisk-users] Connect Asterisk to WiFi

Joseph syscon780 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 18:51:54 CST 2014

On 12/23/14 18:35, Rusty Newton wrote:
>On Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 6:34 PM, Rusty Newton <rnewton at digium.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 4:17 PM, Joseph <syscon780 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Are there any adapters that would allow me to connect asterisk to wifi or we
>>> are not there yet?
>>> I have Digium adapter S101i that was discontinued but similar device that
>>> would connect to wifi network and a cell phone would be handy.
>> All you need is a Wi-Fi interface for your computer, or a wired
>> Ethernet adapter for Wi-Fi. Such as any of these on amazon:
>> http://www.amazon.com/b?node=13983791
>> Asterisk doesn't care whether it is wired or wireless, it is just
>> talking via IP over your network interface. The s101i was an IAX to
>> Analog adapter that also communicated with Asterisk over IP.
>> Connecting a cell phone directly to Asterisk is a whole different
>> story. Do you mean an actual cellular device such as a GSM cell phone?
>> Or do you mean a phone that connects to a 802.11 Wi-Fi signal?
> Just realized I linked to USB to Wi-Fi adapters, but that works too.
>Rusty Newton
>Digium, Inc. | Community Support Manager
>445 Jan Davis Drive NW - Huntsville, AL 35806 - US
>direct: +1 256 428 6200

Most cell phone don't have a USB port but you are correct, maybe I just need IAX2 soft-phone like:
Zoiper - it works on most of the platforms.  
I think Zoiper registers directly with Asterisk IAX2 (if configured) as an extension, isn't it?


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