Answer Event

The Answer event is fired when an outbound call is answered.

Expected response

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-Type: application/xml; charset=utf-8

<Response>
    <!-- BXML verbs to process in the call -->
</Response>
Property Description
eventType The event type, value is answer
eventTime The approximate UTC date and time when the event was generated by the Bandwidth server, in ISO 8601 format. This may not be exactly the time of event execution.
accountId The user account associated with the call.
applicationId The id of the application associated with the call.
to The phone number that received the call, in E.164 format (e.g. +15555555555).
from The provided identifier of the caller: can be a phone number in E.164 format (e.g. +15555555555) or one of Private, Restricted, Unavailable, or Anonymous.
direction The direction of the call. Either inbound or outbound. The direction of a call never changes.
callId The call id associated with the event.
callUrl The URL of the call associated with the event.
startTime Time the call was started, in ISO 8601 format.
answerTime Time the call was answered, in ISO 8601 format.
tag (optional) The tag specified on call creation. If no tag was specified or it was previously cleared, this field will not be present.

Example: Basic answer event

POST http://[External server URL]
{
    "eventType"     : "answer",
    "eventTime"     : "2019-06-20T15:54:25.435Z",
    "accountId"     : "55555555",
    "applicationId" : "7fc9698a-b04a-468b-9e8f-91238c0d0086",
    "from"          : "+15551112222",
    "to"            : "+15553334444",
    "direction"     : "outbound",
    "callId"        : "c-95ac8d6e-1a31c52e-b38f-4198-93c1-51633ec68f8d",
    "callUrl"       : "https://voice.bandwidth.com/api/v2/accounts/55555555/calls/c-95ac8d6e-1a31c52e-b38f-4198-93c1-51633ec68f8d",
    "startTime"     : "2019-06-20T15:54:22.234Z",
    "answerTime"    : "2019-06-20T15:54:25.432Z"
}

Example: Answer event with tag property

POST http://[External server URL]
{
    "eventType"     : "answer",
    "eventTime"     : "2019-06-20T15:54:25.435Z",
    "accountId"     : "55555555",
    "applicationId" : "7fc9698a-b04a-468b-9e8f-91238c0d0086",
    "from"          : "+15551112222",
    "to"            : "+15553334444",
    "direction"     : "outbound",
    "callId"        : "c-95ac8d6e-1a31c52e-b38f-4198-93c1-51633ec68f8d",
    "callUrl"       : "https://voice.bandwidth.com/api/v2/accounts/55555555/calls/c-95ac8d6e-1a31c52e-b38f-4198-93c1-51633ec68f8d",
    "startTime"     : "2019-06-20T15:54:22.234Z",
    "answerTime"    : "2019-06-20T15:54:25.432Z",
    "tag"           : "example-tag"
}

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