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December 5th, 2017 – Digium, an industry-leading provider of IP phones, business phone systems, and custom communications solutions, launched their new multi-port analog gateways, the G080 Series.

Built on the Asterisk Open Source communications engine and a state of the art embedded platform, Digium’s gateways continue to provide the best value for connecting traditional digital and analog to IP. Let’s find out what new features and designs the G080 Gateway Series has to offer!

Digium’s G080 Analog Gateway Series is an 8-port analog gateway available in 3 separate analog loop-start configurations: 8 FXO ports, 8 FXS ports, and 4 FXO with 4 FXS ports.


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