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What is PSTN?

The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) is the network of the world’s public circuit-switched telephone networks. In short, this is what allows any telephone in the world to communicate with any other telephone.

AudioCodes’ PSTN migration solutions are targeted at fixed-line service providers who are transforming their TDM fixed-line networks to all-IP. The solutions consist of a set of scalable CPE devices, central office gateways, and management and monitoring application suites. These elements fit together seamlessly to give fixed-line providers a quick, reliable and cost-effective path from TDM to all-IP services.

PSTN Features & Benefits

While the internet-based communication technologies like VoIP have gained popularity, PSTN continues to offer specific benefits, especially in scenarios where reliable and traditional voice communication is a priority.

  • Reliability
  • Voice quality
  • Global reach
  • Emergency services
  • Compatibility
  • Security
  • Regulation

The PSTN represents the traditional telephone network infrastructure that has played a crucial role in global communication for many decades offering reliable voice connectivity and supporting various telephony services.

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