Telephone Systems

26 Mar: Delays to Local Number Porting (LNP) from Telstra

Please be aware that all CAT A (simple) and CAT C (complex) porting activities of Telstra numbers or 3rd party ports where Telstra was the original donor scheduled from Wednesday the 25th March until start of business Monday the 6th April (inclusive) have been cancelled. We believe this notification is specific to Telstra. At this time there is no advice from other carriers of porting delays. If the situation extends to other carriers, we will…

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28 Jan: IP Office Release 11.0.4 Service Pack 2

Avaya has released IP Office Release 11.0.4 Service Pack 2 firmware. There are many bug fixes so it is well worthwhile to have this installed on your Avaya. It can be done remotely after hours to avoid an interruption to service. The new J159 phone has been introduced. The J159 is designed for users who desire a compact phone with lots of feature buttons. Its a multi-line phone with four red/green indicators on the primary…

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16 Dec: Avaya Vantage Use Cases

Avaya Vantage is phone that’s basically a Google tablet with a handset and quality audio. It offers a number of benefits across many industries but lets take a look at the possibilities in both healthcare and hospitality. For hotels, a Vantage phone could be used as a wall plate outside a room. The display shows the room number, a do-not-disturb indicator, and information on whether the room was to be made up or not. This…

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25 Nov: End of Life: Plantronics/Poly CS500 series

The CS510, CS520 and CS530 products have reached end of life. The last order date will be May 15, 2020, and the last ship date will be July 15, 2020, or while supplies last. For replacement products, see the chart below. Note that not all of the headsets listed are available in Australia. Part Number Model Description Replaced By Replacement Part Number Replacement Model Description 84691-01 CS510, OTH, MON, DECT 6.0, NA ➜ 213010-01 Savi…

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21 Nov: Carrier embargo 2019/2020

As we approach the end of 2019, it’s time to issue a reminder that between Monday the 16th of December 2019 and Sunday the 12th of January 2020, there is an embargo on all network changes so only essential maintenance will be done – no Moves Adds or Changes and no Local Number Porting. Due to the changes required by NBN and the ISDN shutdown, Telstra are swamped with Local Number Porting requests so any…