A new approach to airline communications.

Once again, technology is about to change the way we communicate. We will be able to contact each other via any network or appliance, routing calls via the Internet rather than the fixed line phone network. This will offer the air transport community opportunities to cut costs and enhance operational effectiveness. Dr. John C.

What is Enum?

One of the principle elements of a future voice over Internet (VoIP) world is called the Enumbering, or Enum, initiative. Simplistically, it is a means of mapping phone numbers to Internet addresses, in the same way that domain names are mapped via the domain naming system (DNS).

It will enable networks to know where you can best be contacted, so re-routing calls as necessary via fixed line, mobile, Web etc – or even to translate a phone call into a voice message and attach it to an e-mail for forwarding.