what is  a pbx how to used

Posted on 2004-11-25
Last Modified: 2010-04-26
hi guys i'm intresting in learning about pbx how they work , where to buy it how to install it  can anybody tell which are the new pbx system for small buisness home use can i build my own  wel  guys thank you for the help  
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    By a simple definition a PBX (Private Branch Exchange) is a system that allows multiple users access to a shared number of resources connected to the phone company.

    For an open source PBX you can look at

    Here are a few general links:

    Some areas of study include:

    IVR, Voice Mail, TTS, ASR, structured cabling ,BICSI, RCDD, FCC site, CALEA, 1996 Telecommunications ACT

    Some books to study:

    Newtons Telecom Dictionary, by Harry Newton

    Guide to T-1 Networking: How to Buy, Install & Use T-1 From Desktop to Ds-3
    by William A. Flangan

    Here is a list of links to keep you busy this weekend:    basic overview of VoIP      basic telecom link    debug sample   all of IOS voice commands

    MGCP rfc's below

    SIP RFC's

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