- Improved audio latency. An almost zero delay to our North-American based clients. A typical listener will now experience audio latency of only 40ms compared to at least 480ms in prior software versions.
- The invention of âRadio Tonesâ Subscribers will hear 3 sets of tones: âEntry Tonesâ which play upon the beginning of every audio transmission, âBeacon Tonesâ that play after 10 minutes of silence indicating channel is still broadcasting, and âSkip Tonesâ which play when ANY voice packet is lost during an audio transmission.
- Richer FM quality sound. Data rates have increased to 29Kbit from 24Kbit/sec
- Satellite compatibility. Clients around the world who have a satellite internet connection can now receive TTNâs audio feeds reliably.
- Dynamic Congestion Technology. Unique to Trade The Newsâ VoIP technology, NewsStation 5.3 intelligently and constantly adjusts the userâs audio buffer based on individual network performance to provide the most real-time and intelligible audio experience.
- Further redundancy. In accordance with TTNâs âno downtime is acceptableâ approach, version 5.3 now will automatically reconnect to another server in TTNâs datacenters if the software senses a text or audio server has failed without user intervention.
- Network Expansion. Trade The Newsâ global IP network, now the 230th largest IP network in the world, has expanded its private peering to 15 additional global IP networks.
Trade The Newsâ improved audio latency involved hundreds of man-hours reengineering the intricate wire-center and represents a great step forward for clients. TTN believes the invention of âRadio Tonesâ takes the concept of âHear-itâ âSee-itâ to a new level, especially for Forex traders who, at times, may experience extended periods of silence. Dynamic Congestion technology, which is unique to TTNâs VoIP implementation, allows users on more volatile and often congested WiFi resort and hotel networks to enjoy a better experience as they travel.
The expansion of network private peers in our datacenters has prepared TTN to serve clients through the next disruptive âevent;â taking a lesson from the overloading of the public internet on 9/11.