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Major Telos VX Install Saves Big Money at WGN

By Dave Sarkies on Jul 26, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Bill Murdoch is Chief Engineer at WGN Chicago, a major News / Talk station in the Windy City. With a significant amount of talk programming it’s always been essential for WGN (720 on your AM dial) to have lots of phone lines coming into your facility, and quality audio so callers are heard loud and clear. But all those phone lines can create quite an expense.

Enter the Telos VX system.

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Topics: Broadcast Telephone Systems, IP Telephony, Telos VX

IP Radios and SIP with Bob Newberry

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Jun 30, 2014 10:07:00 AM

Bob Newberry at Clear Channel in Birmingham, Alabama, oversees engineering at 11 radio stations plus 4 HD signals.  Pushing the technology envelope means using new IP-radio technologies along with IP telephone systems - and both areas give Bob more options, better quality audio, and some money savings, too.  Joe Talbot from Telos joins me talking with Bob about learning SIP technology while putting it to good use.

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Topics: IP Telephony, Radio Technology, sip

Get the Internet You Deserve

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on May 19, 2014 9:37:00 AM

Do you know your D-SLAM from your DOCSIS? ISP and Network Engineer Bob Holowenko explains some little-known but common-sense ways to get the best Internet and WAN service from your ISP choices. Plus Telephony Guru Joe Talbot joins us discussing how to get reliable VoIP service across your Internet connection. And IP Solutionist Chris Tobin tells how he got a big Internet mess solved - sort of - in his New York office building. It’s practical Internet connection help and guidance on this week’s TWiRT.

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Topics: IP Telephony

Joe Talbot - SIP Tech Update

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Apr 29, 2014 2:14:00 PM

TWiRT 209Quadcopters? We just can’t stop talking about them! So, there’s that. And Joe Talbot joins us from the high desert in Nevada. With more and more broadcasters moving away from POTS and ISDN tech, SIP/VoIP is bringing better-sounding phone calls into hundreds of radio and TV stations. How do you get SIP into your facility? Joe Talbot explains.


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Topics: IP Telephony, Radio Technology, sip

VoIP for Broadcast - The Video

By Clark Novak on Nov 3, 2013 3:10:00 PM

Been wondering whether a SIP-based phone system is right for you?

It's been a couple of years now since Telos introduced our VX Broadcast VoIP multi-studio phone system. Ask any broadcaster who owns one, and they'll tell you: VX delivers som pretty powerful sauce.

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Topics: Broadcast Telephone Systems, IP Telephony, VoIP

ATAs, FXS and SIP - Oh My!

By Clark Novak on Feb 10, 2012 3:05:00 PM

Learning about VoIP? Here's a site that can help

More and more radio engineers are jumping into the world of VoIP telephony. It's no easy task, sorting the jumble of acronyms and alphabet soup that make up the VoIP lexicon. What's an FXO, and will it work with my DID setup? Where do I find a list of SIP response codes? And do I need to worry about IAX, or not?

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Topics: IP Telephony, sip

SIP, RTP, NAT and your Zephyr XStream

By Clark Novak on Jul 20, 2011 10:12:00 AM

Zephyr Xstream is the world standard for ISDN remote codecs. But it can also do IP remotes, and as ISDN circuits become harder to obtain, many stations are choosing to use their Zephyr Xstream's IP capabilities, which use industry-standard SIP and RTP to make connections over public IP networks.

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Topics: Telos Systems, IP Telephony, broadcast codec, sip


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