03-09-2012, 04:13 PM
| | Re: Busy "notification" on IPKall DIDs when ringing using Dialaround/Dialwise
On Fri, 9 Mar 2012 15:44:59 +0000, Soruk
>On 2012-03-06, Graham <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, 6 Mar 2012 16:46:36 -0000, "Trust No OneŽ"
>>>I have 2 Washington DIDs provided by IPKall. These have been in operation
>>>several months now. One of these numbers is registered with Google Voice.
>>>I usually ring these 2 DIDs at least once per month from my land line using
>>>(1p per minute to USA) to keep them active. I also ring the Google Voice
>>>number and leave a voicemail, though this isn't really necessary.
>>>Now admittedly it has been a while (around 5-6 weeks) since I last rang the
>>>numbers, but they are still active on IPKall. I've tried over the last few
>>>days at different times during the day and get a "The
>>>number you have called is engaged" message using both Dialaround and
>>>Dialwise". On the spur of the moment I dialled the numbers directly using
>>>BT and they
>>>all worked fine.
>>>As I've tried different days and times, I doubt that it is a congestion
>>>issue with Dialwise/Dialaround.
>>>Anyone else come across this?
>> As Dialwise & Dialaround are effectively the same product, I would
>> want to know if all US numbers are affected, or just the IPKall ones.
>I created an IPKall number, and from Localphone and Matrix Dial I get an
>American engaged tone - neither route is anything to do with Betamax.
>I've not tried direct dialling from my home phone or Orange.
I created an IPKall account just after I made that last post (my
existing number had expired through non use.
I pointed the URI to my voice outgoing account
I was able to call it successfully via another voipcheap account.
Just now I called it again from my BT line and a voice said the number
was unassigned on the IPKall system.
Something is wrong.