IP Long Distance and Toll-Free Services

Bring Your Voice Services into the 21st Century with IP Long Distance Services

More and more businesses are benefitting from the cost savings offered by VoIP. In today's competitive economy, you simply can't afford not to. CenturyLink™ IP Long Distance and Toll-Free IP services let you extend your communications capability to include domestic and international outbound long distance and inbound toll-free calls, without a big price tag. And you don't have to worry about downtime or poor call quality, because these VoIP solutions provide the traditional accessibility and reliability of PSTN.

Features—IP Long Distance Service

  • Outbound long distance via domestic United States VoIP network to CenturyLink for transport to a PSTN via the CenturyLink national network
  • Uses SIP signaling protocol
  • Includes G.711 G.729A and G.729AB CODEC support
  • Session border controller (SBC) hardware for customer authentication and firewall protection
  • Extensive coverage to more than 250 international destinations
  • Flexible minutes of use pricing to domestic and international PSTN destinations with the option for domestic tiered LATA-based pricing

Features—IP Toll-Free Service

  • Inbound 1 8XX calls routed to domestic United States VoIP Network via SIP signaling and RTP Media Stream
  • Uses SIP signaling protocol
  • Includes G.711 G.729A and G.729AB CODEC support
  • Session border controller (SBC) hardware for customer authentication and firewall protection
  • Support for enhanced toll-free features
  • Origination features include Tailored Call Coverage and Shared Carrier Arrangement
  • Routing features include Day-of-Week, Day-of-Year, Time-of-Day, Geographical, GeoPlus and Percentage-Allocation Routing
  • Overflow features include Busy Ring-No-Answer Routing, Direct Termination Overflow Routing, In-Switch Overflow Trunk Routing, and SuperTrunk Routing
  • Call information features include Dialed Number Identification Service Delivery and Dialed Number Identification Service Delivery
  • Alternate Call Plan Routing
  • Payphone Blocking
  • Toll-free directory assistance
  • Nationwide coverage, including Hawaii, Alaska, and Canada
  • Easy 8XX monitoring and maintenance through Control Center
  • Flexible minutes of use pricing to domestic and international PSTN destinations with the option for domestic tiered LATA-based pricing

Benefits—IP Long Distance Service and IP Toll-Free Service

  • Enjoy a 5-day try-before-you-buy trial with no service contract
  • Realize the cost savings of an IP-based network without the added costs of managing IP/TDM conversion
  • Save with scalable single-point access for voice and data versus multiple TDM switch trunks and a separate data connection
  • Remove all VoIP/TDM-based equipment and move instead to a full IP-based platform for voice and data services
  • Experience quality and service levels comparable to traditional TDM service
  • Supports near 100 percent network uptime and real-time troubleshooting
  • Enjoy peace of mind thanks to geographically redundant routing with physically diverse locations for gateways and Session Border Controllers
  • Use features easily with no steep learning
  • Maintain business continuity due to short provisioning cycle, particularly if Internet connectivity is in place

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