VoIP FOR GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS1
This Chapter discusses how IP-based voice communications can be deployed for global communications in multinational enterprises and for international calling by residential PSTN customers. In traditional PSTN networks, various countries use their own version of the ITU-T standards for signaling or for bearer or information transmission. When IP-based networks, protocols, interfaces, and terminals (PCs, IP phones, Web clients, etc.) are used, uniﬁcation of transmission, signaling, management, and interfaces can be easily achieved....