SIP Forever is a free community telephony over ip network setup in France. The main server is located into a datacenter in north of France, in the city of Roubaix.
SIP Forever started as an experimental telephony network to be used by friends and family, and
grew up with accounts for collegues. It now opens to any person who wants to taste the telephony
That network is based on the use of free softwares and is relevant to free software mindset. Its main goal is to help people discover what is telephony over IP while setting up innovative services. It also shows that every one can handle it own way to communicate with his/her family and friends by being active, which demonstrates that several alternatives exists without being commited to trust a private company to handle your own telephony.
It is part of the SIP Broker
network which makes it inter-connected with a wide number of other SIP networks
(more that 2000). It has its own network code which the *8425
more informations, visit SIP broker website
is able to make Enum
queries and provides each of its subscriber with an
phone number in the form +882 9901 0817 XXXX
. By this way, you can be reached by any
provider that implements Enum
is also connected to traditionnal telephony network gateway which allows any SIP Forever
subscriber to be reachable from PSTN and mobile networks. At the moment, there are PSTN gateways in France, UK,
Switzerland and USA.
is able to route iNum
calls and allocate one iNum
number to each of its subscribers.
The network is based on the use of free software and mainly uses Asterisk
as the software server, with free codecs
. All subscribers accounts are based on standard protocols like SIP but
other protocols like IAX can be used for creating account or for establishing trunks with other server like SIP trunking or
provides other useful functionalities that you can discover in the services
by requesting for an account.
If you are interested, visit the registration page