Port Blocking is a big issue


Port Blocking, while not something that is part of popular lexicon, is quickly becoming a VoIP nightmare. Earlier one had found that AT&T CallVantage users were having problems hooking-up with those using Adelphia and Frontier networks. Now there is word, that OOL, Telus are having problems connecting as well. According to Broadband Reports,Cablevision’s Optimum On-line service is blocking outbound port 25 TCP traffic; an anti-spam tactic that is growing increasingly common. This is a problem for VoIP service providers. Try explaining this to Joe Six Pack. Andy has been all over this story,

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