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UK Male English Voice Prompts for Asterisk

The included sounds were recorded by Jay Benham for the Asterisk PBX at his Sound Answers studio. They are free for use with the Asterisk PBX system, or indeed any other (PBX) system you can persuade to work with them, please read the license agreement.

NetTek Ltd/ contracted Jay to provide these prompts for the benefit of the Asterisk community.

Additional Prompts

As you customize your system, in spite of the wealth of free material available in this, and other, sound packages you may find you require additional sound files.

Should you require them, further professionally recorded prompts are available from Jay. These will integrate with the existing prompts included with this file providing a fast and cost effective path for completing the configuration of your IVR system with a seamless user experience.

The voice prompts are free, but donations help fund keeping them current with Asterisk releases, thanks. NOTE any donations go to Jay @ Soundanswers who does all the recordings

Sound Files


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Download the sound files here: -

  • Asterisk 1.4 core sounds (wav)
  • the base Asterisk sounds v1.2 (gsm) (pcm)
  • the Additional Asterisk sounds v1.2 (gsm) (pcm)
  • a subset of base Asterisk sounds with 'hash' instead of 'pound' v1.2 (gsm) (pcm)
  • a subset of Asterisk Additional sounds with 'hash' instead of 'pound' v1.2 (gsm) (pcm)
  • Line Tones 20Hz to 20KHz and sweep for testing line quality v1.0 (gms) (pcm) (wav)
  • UK Counties (England, Scotland, Wales) v1.2 (gsm) (pcm)
  • UK Towns v1.2 (gsm) (pcm)
  • UK London Boroughs v1.2 (gsm) (pcm)
  • Directory Intros for Asterisk 1.4 (gsm) (pcm)

To get more contact Jay directly via the Sound Answers website or email.

Jay also does a range of other vocal recording and production work.