David Duffett

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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.

Astricon is 10 this year – We need YOU!

By David Duffett

October this year sees the 10th AstriCon take place in Atlanta, GA – this is very fitting as it was the location of the very first AstriCon back in 2004,

We need YOU (or someone you might know)!

By David Duffett

As we continue to grow and focus on getting the Asterisk word out there, we’ve come to a point where we need more people! Right now we have a number

An amazing year to come… It’s a Digium Asterisk World

By David Duffett

2012 was a memorable year in the Asterisk community. While lots of things changed in terms of people and projects, lots of things stayed the same, too. For example, Asterisk started

News from the 4K Conference in Bogotá, Colombia – “Say hello to my little friend!”

By David Duffett

On Tuesday and Wednesday of last week (December 4 and 5), a Who’s Who of the Latin American Open Source Telephony fraternity gathered to talk to each other, learn about

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