David Duffett

Blog Author

About the Author

David works with the Worldwide Asterisk Community for Digium, and is an Asterisk enthusiast in addition to being a Chartered Engineer, globally experienced trainer and public speaker. His experience includes Air Traffic Control communications, Wireless Local Loop, Mobile Networks, Computer Telephony, Voice over IP and Asterisk specifically. In addition to many web articles, David's publications include Asterisk 1.4: The Professional's Guide (Packt, co-author) and the contribution of a chapter (on Internationalisation) to Asterisk: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly). David is editorially responsible for AstriCon (THE annual global Asterisk event) where he also introduced the 'Fastest Dude to the Dialtone' contest some years ago. He is a frequent speaker at AsterConference Asia (David has also MC'd at this event), IT Expo (East and West) and a number of corporate events. He has also spoken at numerous other conferences - VoIP Developer, Speech World, CT Expo and UC Expo to name a few.

Europe hosts SIP Server gatherings – and we were there.

By David Duffett

With Asterisk being the most popular, most widely deployed Open Source Communications Platforms in the world, it finds its way into many different deployment scenarios – all the way from

Massive Speaking Interest for AstriCon 2017: Submit Your Talk Now

By David Duffett

AstriCon is the focal point of the year for the Asterisk Community, and although the deadline for speaking submission entries is May 31st, we have already had more than 80

Asterisk, Kamailio, Open Source…Fred Posner to Speak at Asterisk World

By David Duffett

Guest blogger – Fred Posner – After working with solutions such as Acme Packet, Broadsoft, Cisco, and others, Fred discovered Asterisk and quickly embraced open source software in telecommunication. A

AstriCon 2017: October 3-5 in Orlando

By David Duffett

I’m delighted to let you know that we have already (yes – soooo early!) confirmed the dates and location for AstriCon 2017! The MUST ATTEND event of the year for

Get Ready for Asterisk World 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

By David Duffett

We’ve only just started a new year and we’re already heading full speed to the first Asterisk event of the year! Yes, hard to believe that Asterisk World – which is