mcollins at fcnetwork.com
Tue Apr 8 15:42:32 PDT 2008
Your blatant plagiarism answered my question perfectly. Another way of
saying this, for those of us who are familiar with Centrex, is that this
allows one to mimic the old "Centrex-transfer" where you flash and dial
another number and the call gets transferred (or conference'd)...
Makes sense and I think this is a valuable feature to have. I will see
about lending technical and/or financial support.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: freeswitch-users-bounces at lists.freeswitch.org
> users-bounces at lists.freeswitch.org] On Behalf Of Jon Radel
> Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 3:25 PM
> To: freeswitch-users at lists.freeswitch.org
> Subject: Re: [Freeswitch-users] TBCT
> Michael Collins wrote:
> > Can you give me a readers digest version of how TBCT works? It
> > something that our company will use in the future...
> > Thanks,
> > MC
> Blatantly stealing out of an old explanation found on the net:
> > > Network Facility Request - Two B Channel Transfer (TBCT)
> > > TBCT enables an ISDN PRI user to request the switch to connect
> > > independent calls on the user's interface. The two calls can be
> > > the same PRI trunk or by different PRI trunks. If the switch
> > > request, the user is released from the calls and the two calls are
> > > directly. Billing for the two original calls continues in the same
> manner as
> > > if the transfer had not occurred. As an option, TBCT also allows
> > > transfer notification to the transferred users.
> > >
> > > TBCT works only when all of the following conditions are met:
> > >
> > > The user subscribes to TBCT (this feature is supported for the
> > > protocols only).
> > >
> > > The two calls are of compatible bearer capabilities.
> > >
> > > At least one of the two calls is answered. If the other call is
> > > from the user, it may be either answered or alerting; if the other
> > > incoming to the user, it must be answered.
> In other words, you can transfer calls or otherwise connect 2 off-net
> stations without having to tie up two B channels and bridge them
> together yourself.
> --Jon Radel
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