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.

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

How Dangerous is Your Demo?

By David Duffett

With AstriCon looming, now is the time to be thinking about your Dangerous Demo! As mentioned previously, legendary Brit James Body, pictured below in all his glory, will be presiding

AstriCon 2016 Keynotes Announced

By David Duffett

We are working hard to make sure that our 13th AstriCon, at Glendale, AZ, September 27-29 is the best yet – and I wanted to take time out to let

Asterisk Community Does It Again: AstriCon 2016

By David Duffett

This week finds me in Huntsville, Alabama (the spiritual home of Asterisk) at Digium HQ. There are many reasons I love coming here, and in lots of ways it feels like home

AstriCon Glendale Boasts a Packed Schedule

By David Duffett

As I am sure you know, AstriCon in Glendale, AZ is happening very soon – September 27-29 – and the schedule is looking fantastic. We have had so many great session submissions