1. What does the CO stand for?
    Central Office
  2. What is a CO (Explain)?
    A large building that houses harware and software that is operated by a LEC (Local Exchange Carrier or Phone company)
  3. In simple terms, what is a NPA-XXX
    Area code and prefix

    For example: 253-459
  4. What is the maximum bandwidth of a T-1?
    1.54 mbps
  5. What is a 1FB?
    1 Flat Rate Business Line.
  6. A PBX provides its own dial tone and features.

  7. What must you dial to get outside dial tone with a PBX?
    Dial an 8 or a 9
  8. What are the advantages of SIPconnect?
    SIPconnect offers many advantages, including very competitive prices, low cost to support, feature richness, multi-location support and more.
  9. CO (Central Office)
    The CO is a large building that houses hardware and software that is operated by the LEC (Local Exchange Carrier).
  10. 1FB (1Flatrate Buisness line)
    Analog single line sets are usually 1FB which is Local Exchange Carrier jargon for 1Flatrate Business Line.
    Area Code and Prefix.

    For Example, 253-459
  12. Analog
    Analog service is transmitted in sound waves.
  13. Digital
    Digital transmission uses a series of 1's and 0's.
  14. DS-1/T-1
    Has beed around for 40 years a T-1 is a high speed pipe that provides bandwidth of up to 1.54 mbps. each of the 24 voice channels provides up to 64kbps for voice conversations. Its this combination of voice channels and high-speed transmission that make the T-1 perfect connectivity vehicle for our product delivery of voice and data.
  15. Single Line Set
    An analog single line set has one to four lines that recieve dialtone directly from the CO//Found in residences and small businesses.
  16. Key System
    The Key system supports 5-12 lines, with each line appearing on the phones so the user can manually select the line they want to pick up or dial out on.
  17. PBX (Private Branch Exchange)
    a PBX is line an independent telephone system that the customer owns and houses on their premises. It supports 12 or more lines and provides its own dial tone and voice features.
  18. SIPconnect
    Its the same as analog and digital, just another interface like analog, digital T1-CAS, or PRI. Cbeyond has co-authored SIP connect with Cisco, Talk Switch, Avaya, Mitel and Broadsoft and launched Beyond Voice TM with SIP connect in Feburary 2005
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