Digium Inc. has announced Fax For Asterisk, an offering that provides Asterisk users and integrators a suite of user-friendly applications and a licensed version of Commetrex’s fax modem software. Fax For Asterisk provides reliable faxing across the Internet and PSTN.
Asterisk is available free of charge and has been downloaded millions of times for use by individual developers and systems integrators creating custom telephony solutions for businesses. Asterisk also is available as the professional-grade and commercially supported Asterisk Business Edition.
Fax For Asterisk interoperates with standards-compliant fax machines connected to Asterisk 1.4 and 1.6 on x86 Linux systems. It provides low-speed PSTN faxing via DAHDI-compatible telephony interface cards as well as VoIP faxing to T.38-compatible SIP endpoints and service providers. Fax For Asterisk operates at speeds up to 14.4kbps and supports V.17, V.27 and V.29 fax modems.
Fax For Asterisk is available for free from the Digium webstore for one concurrent fax session. Multisession licenses are available for a one-time fee of $38.50 per channel. Fax For Asterisk is available immediately.