Sprint (NYSE: S) is giving businesses that have made the move to SIP-based trunking as the basis of their voice service infrastructure another option to take charge of their toll-free service options with their new SIP Toll Free Service.
While businesses had been traditionally shackled by incumbent carriers making all of the decisions on what features and routing they get, Sprint said its new service enables them to leverage their SIP trunks and existing communication system to make their own routing decisions, share capacity across the enterprise, and aggressively control costs.
Another aspect that will make businesses smile is that the SIP Toll Free service won't charge them more for customer-directed routing.
The new service delivers inbound toll-free calls over SIP Trunking and its Global MPLS network.
Toll-free calls that originate in the PSTN are transported over the network for delivery via an IP access facility. And since a single IP connection delivers traffic without having to purchase gateways or bridges, businesses can consolidate their voice needs onto a common SIP connection and thus eliminate local access lines and having to manage multiple service providers.
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