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More and more businesses are benefitting from the cost savings offered by voice over IP (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 public switched telephone network (PSTN).

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High-Quality Services Over a Flexible and Powerful Fiber Optic Network

The suite of IP Long-Distance and Toll-Free Services gives you the ability to originate long distance calls to the worldwide PSTN and receive inbound toll-free calls from the PSTN via session initiation protocol (SIP) format. Whether used as a package or individually, IP Voice is an integrated service platform that business customers rely on for fast, accurate and cost-effective voice transport.

Custom Solutions that Fit Your Business

Service is designed to ensure that calls always get to where they are needed. Network diversity and proactive functionality are provided through geographically-redundant routing, physically-diverse locations, IP address security and fraud protection. In addition, your business is covered with 24/7/365 network monitoring and management to ensure near 100% network uptime and real-time troubleshooting.

Scalable Service Offering that Fit Your Business, Now and in the Future

IP Long-Distance and IP Toll-Free Services are an adaptable IP telephony solution that integrate through a single point of access without the need for multiple TDM switches and a separate data connection; putting your business on the foundation for the future of communications services.

Choose from several term contract options and further customize the service with flexible pricing, domestic and international flat-rate pricing and the option for domestic tiered LATA-based pricing.

IP Long-Distance

  • 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

IP Toll-Free

  • 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

IP Long-Distance and IP Toll-Free service is a fundamental component of any business and a building block in your virtual enterprise that includes voice, data and networking solutions. With high-quality long distance and IP toll-free service over our fiber optic network, you can enhance your suite IP telephony services, while connecting with your customers and employees.

Now you can extend your communications capability to include domestic and international long-distance outbound voice and inbound toll-free calls, and:

  • 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
From Our Industry Experts

Out of the many vendors that I've dealt with - from a service perspective and from a customer service perspective - I've always thought CenturyLink was one of the top players out there.

Debbie Ecord  • Corporate Telephone Administrator  • Heritage Operating LP

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