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  • By Mohamed Aladdin
    Build a Multilingual IVR With Twilio and PHP Build a Multilingual IVR With Twilio and PHP

    Imagine your company's sales are growing rapidly and your sole customer support employee can no longer handle the increased call volume. In this instance, the only thing worse than an unsatisfied customer is an unsatisfied customer who finds your customer support number constantly busy.

    So, you decide to do something about it and create an IVR (Interactive Voice Response). Nice, but your customers are from all around the world so not all of them can speak your language, and those that can may not, necessarily, be fluent. The solution? Create a multilingual IVR!

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    What is an IVR?

    An IVR is a technology that allows humans to interact with a computer-operated phone system through the use of voice and DTMF (Dual-tone multi-frequency signaling) tones input via a keypad.

    In other words, when a customer calls, a computer system will respond and redirect …

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