Wholesale transit traffic exchange is a base of whole VoIP industry. VoIP traffic transit service is supplied by transit telecom operators in a chain-like manner, until the actual call reaches VoIP termination provider and is successfully terminated to local PSTN network.
Wholesale VoIP termination is broadly similar to any other VoIP termination, except in terms of scale. Other features of wholesale VoIP include authentication by IP address of by prefix code. VoIP service provider has a freedom to manipulate the caller ID.
Terminating and billing large numbers of calls from a customer who has M2 Softswitch or similar Class 4 switch.
The only difference between above types of service is that M2 is concerned in terms of volume. Configuration is broadly similar for each service.
M2 Softswitch supports SIP protocol as well as a range of VoIP codec protocols, such as g711 which is a high quality uncompressed codec. Where bandwidth is limited, supplied GSM codec can be used or commercial g729 licenses or g729 voice compression cards for high capacity systems are available.
Customer’s end-point is configured to pass its VoIP traffic through M2 Softswitch, where call is then least cost routed via the lowest cost carrier, call is rated, and customers available balance decremented.