Training Spotlight: Avanzada7 Teaches Asterisk in Tenerife

DSC02947Beaches, blue sky, mountains, history, and Unified Communications. With all of that going on, who can concentrate on Asterisk?

Although the scenery of the Canary Islands might make it difficult to remain indoors, Digium’s authorized Training Partner Avanzada7 is keeping students enthralled with the week-long official Asterisk Advanced course. Headquartered in Malaga, Spain, Avanzada7 offers and facilitates a range of courses for Unified Communications, including the Digium curriculum and dCAP certification testing in Spanish. As one of Digium’s longest continuous training partners, they boast an impressive array of dCAP certified Asterisk specialists and community members, including Sergio Serrano (CTO), Elio Rojano … Continued

Tech 4 Canada Set to Deliver Asterisk Training

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Alejandro Gutierrez, CTO at Tech 4 Canada

Tech 4 Canada is serious about Asterisk. So serious that when CTO Alejandro Gutierrez assessed options for providing communications technology training to his customers, he established a lab to teach the official Digium Asterisk curriculum. Now, he’s ready to open up Asterisk training to Toronto’s community of technical professionals.

“Sharing knowledge and expertise has always been the true meaning of the open source community. With the official Asterisk Advanced training in Toronto, we bring that knowledge right from where it all began, The Asterisk Company,” said Alejandro. He is no stranger to the courses or … Continued

Loss of Snow Days Creates Next-Generation of Remote Workers

The idea that snow or extreme weather conditions no longer means getting a day off from school may become a chilling reality for school-aged kids. Businesses everywhere should applaud the idea – and start looking forward to an up-and-coming generation of savvy, well-trained remote workers.

The recent blast of arctic air across much of the U.S. has delivered more than record-setting cold temperatures and snowfalls. The unusually early winter conditions have also ushered in a possible end to Snow Days – or, at the vey least is redefining what they mean. Thanks to technology, and some forward-thinking administrators of a … Continued

Asterisk 13.0.0 Now Available!

The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the release of Asterisk 13.0.0. This release is available for immediate download at

Asterisk 13 is the next major release series of Asterisk. It is a Long Term Support (LTS) release, similar to Asterisk 11. For more information about support time lines for Asterisk releases, see the Asterisk versions page:

For important information regarding upgrading to Asterisk 13, please see the Asterisk wiki:

A short list of new features includes:


DPMA 2.1 for Digium Phones


Just in time for this year’s Astricon, we’ve got another release of DPMA for Digium phones, version 2.1, now available for users. Included along with a couple of minor bug fixes noted in the Changes page, the big change for version 2.1 is support for tying your Asterisk app_voicemail PIN to your phone PIN. Your app_voicemail PIN is the code that one would enter if you’re dialing your mailbox remotely instead of using the voicemail app on a Digium phone.

What are phone PINs used for? They’re for requesting your phone profile when you boot a phone (so that … Continued