OBi VoIP Devices to Master Small Business Phone Systems at Very Low Cost

OBiPlus is coming soon

Obihai Technology, makers of the popular OBi line of VoIP telephone adaptors, will soon offer a managed service that extends the capabilities of a low-cost OBi100 or OBi110 analog telephone adaptor to provide powerful office phone system functionality to small businesses. The service, called OBiPlus, has entered the "latter stages of beta testing", according to the company's web site. Obihai is currently seeking a limited number of small business users to beta test the service using … [Read more...]

Cisco Killer OBi110 Puts Google Voice on Any Phone

Obihai Technology's poerful OBi110

It's been a long six-year run, but the Cisco SPA3102's reign as the most powerful consumer VoIP adaptor is over. A new device, the OBi110 by Obihai Technology, selling for less than $50, has stepped in to invigorate the sleepy consumer VoIP hardware space. The device offers virtually all the features that have made the SPA3102 the chosen adaptor among VoIP do-it-yourselfers, and sports a slew of enticing new powers. These include: The ability to make US/Canada calls and receive calls … [Read more...]

Voxilla’s FreePBX in a Cloud, Step-By-Step

Create Security Group

Note: This post has been updated with a new FreePBX in a Cloud instance for Europe. Because of the interest in our series on VoIP and the open source Asterisk PBX using Amazon's convenient Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), yesterday (2009-02-23) Voxilla released a pre-built virtual machine EC2 image using FreePBX, the popular graphical front end administration tool for Asterisk. If you are interested in a stock installation of Asterisk on the Amazon cloud (either you prefer to manage your PBX … [Read more...]

FreePBX in a Cloud With a Click


Note: This post has been updated with a new FreePBX in a Cloud instance for Europe. Since making freely available Voxilla's  “pre-built” Asterisk installation for Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) (Asterisk on the Cloud With a Click), we've received many requests for a version that includes a graphical administration front end for the well-regarded open-source PBX. Answering the demand, we settled on FreePBX, itself an open-source Asterisk GUI developed under the guidance of … [Read more...]