Asterisk 1.8 released with Google Voice and SIP channel IPv6 support
Digium has released version 1.8.0 of Asterisk, the popular free and open source software development platform for IP PBX systems, VoIP gateways, conference servers and more. This is a Long Term Support (LTS) release – LTS versions are supported for four years. The previous LTS release was version 1.4.
New features in Asterisk 1.8 include IPv6 Support in the SIP channel driver, Google Talk and Google Voice support, calendar integration (Microsoft Exchange, CalDav and iCalendar), signal processing for improved call quality, multicast RTP paging and high-res timestamp for call tracking. The latest version also has additional codec support, voice pitch change to improve intelligibility and PacketCable NCS 1.0 support allowing the creation of further business services.
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