we are planning to launch local phone service -- local DID number forwarding using a2b / asterisk customization , free switch, etc.) basically local phone service involves the following
1. customer will sign up
2. from the customer interface customer can chose DID i.e. USA , UK, Canada, australia, etc .
3. customer than has option to forward the DID . to another number and also to free service such as skype, msn, yahoo, etc .
4. in case customer doesn't pick up, voice mail will start and forward the voice mail to the customers email id
5. option to see call rates, call logs , see balance, payment history, recharge account, etc
project also involves simple front end website . everything should be straight forward and simple to use
6 freelancers are bidding on average $758 for this job
I can build the VOIP part and a SOAP server api,the web part could be done by someone else using as many eye-candy as you want, he would just have to call the SOAP functions for provisioning.