Blog | Category: Hosted PBX

What is the Difference between PBX and VoIP?

August 18, 2017
Category: Hosted PBX, Phone Systems, VoIP

Sometimes it seems that the telephone communications industry does its best to create as many acronyms and confusing terms as possible. Two such terms, PBX and VoIP are no exception. Today, we’re going to define these terms and explain the differences between them to help you become better informed when shopping for a business phone […]

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How Reliable is Hosted PBX?

February 17, 2017
Category: Hosted PBX

If you’re looking into a hosted voice or hosted PBX system, one of the main concerns you may be having is whether or not it is a reliable phone service. In short, hosted PBX is very reliable. What affects whether hosted PBX is or is not reliable will be the company who is running the […]

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What Kind of Bandwidth is Sufficient for Hosted Voice?

January 17, 2017
Category: Business Phone Service, Hosted PBX, Phone Systems

If you’re looking into moving away from a traditional analog phone line, one of the first questions you may ask yourself is what kind of bandwidth is sufficient for hosted voice. It really depends on a wide variety of factors, but the quick answer is that we’ve found anything over 10MB works well. What is […]

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Complete Office Solutions – Helpful or Harmful?

June 16, 2014
Category: Business Phone Service, Hosted PBX, Internet Service, Local Networks, Phone Systems

The idea of a complete office solution is a particularly tempting one.  Imagine being able to have one company completely manage your office needs, reducing the amount of time that you spend negotiating problems and errors and ensuring that the various technologies and digital platforms are able to peacefully coexist with each other.  Of course, […]

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Can You Trust Your Hosted PBX Provider?

June 16, 2014
Category: Business Phone Service, Hosted PBX, Phone Systems

As your hosted PBX provider controls a large part of the data streaming through your company, it is absolutely vital that you be able to trust them to offer the speeds, services and features that are most important to your business.  Not all hosted PBX providers are equal, and many of them have been cobbled […]

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Why Are Businesses Upgrading to Digital Phone Services?

June 16, 2014
Category: Business Phone Service, Hosted PBX, Phone Systems

  Naturally, in the digital age VoIP systems seem to really be the golden ticket to simple, cost-effective phone services.  Yet, things are not always as they appear to be, and a sensible business owner would want to investigate further.  So, a quick overview of whether or not VoIP business phone plans are the solution […]

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Is My Business Phone System Compatible?

June 16, 2014
Category: Hosted PBX, Phone Systems

Interoperability is vital to your companies ability to work, especially in a world where every company is using a different VoIP provider and hosted PBX system.  Before you choose the hosted PBX system for your company, it is important to make sure that your VoIP system is going to be able to work in the […]

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Hosted PBX System – Top Five Advantages

June 16, 2014
Category: Hosted PBX, Phone Systems

We live in a mobile, fast paced world, with more time than ever spent outside of the office.  Yet, customers and clients still need a consistent place to contact, without having to wonder if they will be able to get in touch with the right person for their situation.  Hosted PBX systems are perfect for […]

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Should I Bundle My Business Phone System?

June 16, 2014
Category: Hosted PBX, Phone Systems

As a business owner there is no end to the services that need to be bought to keep your company running.  Between licensing, taxes and profit margins, you have more than enough factors to keep your eye on.  Whenever it is possible to combine two issues into a single bill or service, it is an […]

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How Does A Hosted PBX System Work?

June 16, 2014
Category: Hosted PBX, Phone Systems

With technology changing daily, it can be easy to drown in the constant influx of digital tools that can help your business succeed.  Some of these are more helpful than others,  varying from being no more helpful than the systems that were already set up, to completely changing the face of business.  In the case […]

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