Deploying a multi-building, multi-campus VoIP telephone system using Asterisk.
Our university campus is working from a phones system older than most of the students attending here. There is little functionality (at least accessible to the end users) beyond the ability to answer calls and get voicemail at the phone. We’re moving toward a system that will allow us to take advantage of the technology available to us to both increase the utility of our campus telephony, and also greatly reduce the monthly expenditure on traditional PSTN connectivity. I intend to document most of the journey here in the hopes that it will prove useful to someone else with an equally challenging environment and set of goals. Continue reading