least cost routing


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least cost routing

A feature of a telephone system that automatically connects an outgoing telephone call with the telephone service that costs the least to that location at that time of day. Depending on how it is programmed, least cost routing will either drop down to the second most-efficient service if the first is not available, or it will give the caller a busy signal.
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As VOIP starts to take off in the enterprise markets because of least cost routing options, it needs to provide a certain level of reliability when handling calls.
* Least Cost Routing Module: generates reports illustrating the priority in which calls are routed to carrier partners.
Executel is also providing Affinity with a tailored Least Cost Routing and wholesale line rental package, claimed to save up to 30% compared to standard BT business rates.
edgeBOX 4.0 reportedly features IVR, ACD, least cost routing, ENUM, call forwarding, call conferencing and queuing, DID, digital receptionist, incoming call routing and user management with call permissions.
Pamela Marshall, pictured, from Sunniside in Gateshead joins Executel as an Least Cost Routing (LCR) administrator ( a role which sees her responsible for processing customer orders, dealing with client enquiries and helping to further strengthen the firm's after sales support.
The company offer fixed line least cost routing (LCR), which it says has helped reduce costs for business customers.
At the core of AT&T's claims is a practice known as "least cost routing", where a carrier will route a call based not on the efficiency of the path, but on the cost of the path.
``Apollo has undoubtedly saved Oakwood money through efficient operating systems and least cost routing and saving money allows us to plough profits back into new rides to keep the park fresh,'' she said.
Titan Technology also provide mobiles phones, least cost routing (cutting the cost of UK and international calls), telephone systems, freephone numbers and data lines.
More significantly, FAXport version 7 has special features for the Enterprise like Least Cost Routing as well as a new Java Client and the ability to run API's as a service.
Anomalies in intra-LATA call pricing can actually make it even more expensive to use your own corporate WAN as a Least Cost Routing tool for faxes than simply getting the best deal from a conventional carrier.
It uses sophisticated algorithmic software to help human routers develop least cost routing solutions that also take into account all the necessary customer service considerations.

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