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MOS 101: Call Quality in VoIP

August 22, 2018
Category: Business Phone Service, VoIP

The mean opinion score (MOS) has been a measure of telephone voice quality for decades. It was originally used to assess users’ subjective opinions of their call quality. As telephone technology expanded into the digital space, MOS adapted to test the quality of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), including transmission quality as well as issues […]

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Guarding Your Business Against Scam Callers

August 8, 2018
Category: VoIP

If you own a phone (landline or cellular), you’ve more than likely received a scam phone call. In the early days, they were pretty easy to pick out: vague and generic computerized voices urgently asking you to call them back as soon as possible. But as people grew wiser to their tricks, scammers also improved […]

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A Primer on Hosted Voice

July 18, 2018
Category: Phone Systems

Hosted voice is a phone system and provider all in one, including the phones, dial tones, and phone numbers. Because the system lives in the cloud, the convenience of having a centralized system without the bulky equipment is just one reason why many businesses are opting to switch to hosted voice. Generally, the only equipment […]

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Understanding the Three Types of Phone Transfers

July 11, 2018
Category: Phone Systems

After an organization installs their new business phone system, many users have questions about what the three different types of phone transfers are. They may have heard the phrases in passing (or read about them online), but they often aren’t sure what they do or when the best times to use them are. That said, […]

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How Do You Measure Jitter?

June 13, 2018
Category: Phone Systems

If you suspect that jitter is affecting your organization, you’ll want to measure it to ensure it’s not outside of the acceptable amount of jitter–no more than five to 10 milliseconds. Thankfully, there is an easy way to measure the amount of jitter in your network. Testing Jitter Online With Windows 10 or Mac OS, […]

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What is the Difference Between VoIP and PSTN?

June 4, 2018
Category: Phone Systems, VoIP

Did you know that 46.5% of US households are without a landline phone? Compared to about ten years ago, this is a staggering number. Ever since smartphones, we’ve been slowly moving away from landline, and thus distancing ourselves from PSTN. In just a few more years, personal cell phones will undoubtedly completely eliminate the need […]

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Is a VoIP Phone Service Good for a Business?

May 4, 2018
Category: VoIP

VoIP, to those who don’t utilize it, may feel a bit intimidated by its overwhelming number of features. However, VoIP is not the kind of technology you have to struggle with to get the most out of it. VoIP is an intuitive, new, and practical way to handle business communications, and it is a technology […]

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Hosted Phone System Advantages vs Disadvantages

April 4, 2018
Category: Phone Systems

Have you ever wondered about the different types of phone system options for businesses? You’ve probably always wanted to make sure that your business has a reliable, functional, and useful phone system. This includes a high level of features that do nothing but enhance your experience. The perfect phone system does wonders to elevate business […]

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Getting VoIP Phone Service in my Office

March 5, 2018
Category: Business Phone Service, VoIP

Did you just move into a new office, and you’re wondering what kind of communication systems you’ll need? The fastest-growing, most popular technology may seem a little out of reach, but there is nothing further from the truth. VoIP, for instance, is the best way to get your office connected to itself and the outside […]

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Is VoIP Right for Your Business?

October 10, 2017
Category: Business Phone Service, VoIP

For some time now, Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, has become the industry standard for business phone lines. You’re probably very familiar with businesses who are using VoIP. For instance, whenever you call a bank for assistance and you’re led to an interactive, automated menu, this means that bank is using VoIP for their […]

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