Bandwidth.com is a VoIP services company that is providing voice telephony over the Internet to businesses and resellers.
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is a technology that turns a human’s voice into an electrical signal, enabling calls from a computer, a VoIP phone, or other data-driven devices. To put it another way, VoIP represents phone services offered over the internet.
Bandwidth.com is the latest victim of the distributed denial of service attacks that kept on targeting VoIP providers.
The company reported the fact they were experiencing unexpected failures with their voice and messaging services.
Bandwidth is investigating an incident impacting Voice and Messaging Services. Calls and Messages may experience unexpected failures. All teams are actively engaged.
Since then, Bandwidth.com has issued regular status updates documenting problems affecting phone, Enhanced 911 (E911) services, messaging, and portal access.
Many additional VoIP suppliers, including Twilio, Accent, DialPad, Phone.com, and RingCentral, have experienced outages in the last few days, taking into account the fact that Bandwidth is one of the top telephony providers for US voice over IP firms.
While it is unclear whether these failures are connected to Bandwidth’s service disruption, all of the providers previously mentioned have