David Duffett

Blog Author

About the Author

David works with the Worldwide Asterisk Community for Digium, and is an Asterisk enthusiast in addition to being a Chartered Engineer, globally experienced trainer and public speaker.His experience includes Air Traffic Control communications, Wireless Local Loop, Mobile Networks, Computer Telephony, Voice over IP and Asterisk specifically.In addition to many web articles, David's publications include Asterisk 1.4: The Professional's Guide (Packt, co-author) and the contribution of a chapter (on Internationalisation) to Asterisk: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly).David is editorially responsible for AstriCon (THE annual global Asterisk event) where he also introduced the 'Fastest Dude to the Dialtone' contest some years ago. He is a frequent speaker at AsterConference Asia (David has also MC'd at this event), IT Expo (East and West) and a number of corporate events. He has also spoken at numerous other conferences - VoIP Developer, Speech World, CT Expo and UC Expo to name a few.

Yes, it’s true – all 4 of them will be at AstriCon 2012

By David Duffett

I am delighted to confirm the rumours that all four authors of ‘Asterisk: The Definitve Guide’ (O’Reilly Media, formerly known as ‘Asterisk: The Future of Telephony’) will be at AstriCon

Asterisk SCF – Pause

By David Duffett

Working with the Asterisk community is a privilege which comes with responsibilities – and today I bring news of something that has not worked out as we anticipated it might.

Allison – out of context?

By David Duffett

Twice a year in a small village near where I live, a radio station runs for about two weeks. It runs around this time (towards the end of August) and

As Kevin Fleming says “So long, and thanks for all the fish!”, we say thank you – and look to the future

By David Duffett

It’s amazing what you can learn in a few days… Having just found out that Queen Elizabeth has a great sense of humor, it has now emerged that Kevin Fleming – a man