# Bridges¶

Bridge statements are used to send calls directly to other destinations like another PBX, Carrier or External SIP to TDM Gateway and more. The bridge statements are added to destination select list.

• Click the Plus icon to add a bridge
• Click the edit icon on the right to edit a bridge
• Click the X to delete a bridge

## Bridge Examples¶

Bridges are how ring groups are made. The code in FusionPBX simplifies that for you. You can however manually do what ring groups do and with bridges.

Bridge Statement advanced options

• For multiple destinations. Multiple destinations are allowed as long as you use a , | or :_:
Comma , Means simultaneous
Pipe |  Means In a sequence
colon under score colon  :_: Means Enterprise


Loopback to an external number

loopback/12085551234


Loopback to multiple external numbers simultaneously

loopback/12085551234,loopback/12085552222,loopback/12085553333


To another sip server, sip gateway, or another carrier

sofia/internal/[email protected]:5060


To a user

user/1001
or
sofia_contact(*/501@example.fusionpbx.com)


Using LCR

lcr/12085551234


Using variables

{abc=123}sofia/internal/[email protected]:5060


Using variables in sequence with a sip server

{abc=123}sofia/internal/[email protected]:5060|sofia/internal/[email protected]:5060


Using variables in sequence with a sip server

[server=d1]sofia/internal/[email protected]:5060|[server=d2]sofia/internal/[email protected]:5060