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Information about connection requirements when using Othos

Do I need broadband/internet connection?
 Yes, to use VoIP you need an internet connection. It must be stable and with enough bandwidth to traffic the amount of desired simultaneous calls. 
Wed, 6 Dec, 2017 at 12:24 PM
What type of connection is recommended for VoIP?
Recommended Connections Othos insists on a VoIP optimised, voice-only connection that is dedicated solely for voice with enough bandwidth to support the nu...
Wed, 6 Dec, 2017 at 12:31 PM
Can I use my ADSL connection?
ADSL is never recommended for VoIP, as ADSL is a best-effort type connection where no guarantees can be made with regards to bandwidth and stability. On an...
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 12:52 PM
How do I test my internet connection
In any instance that you experience call quality issues, phones lose connection, or you are unable to make or receive calls, it is strongly advised to first...
Wed, 6 Dec, 2017 at 1:40 PM
Which ports need to be open on my router/firewall?
Ports used by PBX/VoIP: UDP/TCP: 5060 UDP: 16384-32768 We recommend allowing ICMP traffic.
Wed, 27 Jan, 2021 at 11:45 AM
What is ALG?
An ALG has the following functions: It allows client applications to use dynamic TCP/UDP ports to communicate with known ports used by server application...
Wed, 6 Dec, 2017 at 2:59 PM
SIP ALG And Why It Should Be Disabled On Most Routers
What is SIP ALG? SIP ALG stands for Application Layer Gateway and is common in all many commercial routers. Its purpose is to prevent some of the problems ...
Tue, 8 Sep, 2020 at 10:52 AM