Blog | Tag: Phone Solutions

Softphone Basics: What You Need to Know

September 13, 2018
Category: Phone Systems, VoIP

In recent years, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has taken over business phone systems. The ease of using VoIP, in addition to its lower monthly costs, makes it an attractive benefit for business owners looking to cut overhead costs. One variation of VoIP is the VoIP softphone: a computer-integrated phone system that allows you to […]

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Common Problems with VoIP

September 4, 2018
Category: VoIP

VoIP, or voice over internet protocol is a phone system solution for businesses that allows companies to make phone calls over the internet rather than using a traditional phone line. VoIP is a great option for businesses because it is cost effective, portable, flexible, and it also allows for video calling. However, nothing is perfect. […]

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The Key Benefits of VoIP

August 1, 2018
Category: VoIP

We’ve talked a lot about VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol, on our blog in the past. It’s been a popular topic, for a number of excellent reasons. VoIP is popularly known as the future of business communications, and it gets that reputation from the vast number of features it provides. Adapting VoIP into your […]

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The Pros and Cons of SIP Trunking

July 24, 2018
Category: Phone Systems

SIP, or Session Initiation Protocol, is the standard communications protocol for voice and video across a data network. The SIP trunk replaces the need for traditional analog and T1 (PRI) based telephone network connections with termination provided over a company’s public or private Internet connection via their SIP provider. SIP trunking is a virtual phone […]

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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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The Difference Between VoIP and PBX

July 3, 2018
Category: VoIP

Have you been searching for VoIP services in Maryland? It’s understandable to want to switch to the newest, fastest way to conduct business communications. But, VoIP is very different from PBX, which is the traditional channel for communication. PBX is decades old, and while it did serve us well during its prime, it isn’t nearly […]

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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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Will VoIP Improve My Business?

January 3, 2018
Category: VoIP

Whenever it’s time to consider a new kind of office technology, it’s understandable to first wonder whether or not it’s going to improve your business. Productivity and profit must be taken into consideration. Luckily, in the case of VoIP, the research has already been completed. It’s now proven that VoIP will help your business to […]

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Our relationship with DataStream began with a referral from our IT company. Navigating through the many different options for telephone service is a daunting task, but with DataStream, we felt like we had an honest, trusted partner. Throughout the entire process of migrating to our new phone system, DataStream was responsive, knowledgeable, and professional. Their equipment and services are top notch, and we couldn’t be happier with the end result!

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Baltimore County Phone Solutions: Baltimore City, Arbutus (21227), Catonsville (21228, 21250), Cockeysville (21030, 21031, 21065), Dundalk (21222), Edgemere (21219), Essex (21221), Garrison (21055), Lansdowne (21227), Lochearn (21207), Lutherville (21093), Middle River (21220), Milford Mill (21244), Overlea (21236), Owings Mills (21117), Parkville (21234), Park Heights (21215), Pikesville (21208), Randallstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Rosedale (21237), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204), White Marsh (21162), Woodlawn (21207), and more.

Carroll County Phone Solutions: Eldersburg (21784), Finksburg (21048), Hampstead (21074), Manchester (21102), Marriottsville (21104), Taneytown (21787), Union Bridge (21791), Westminster (21157, 21158), Mount Airy (21771), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Woodbine (21797), Taneytown (21787), and more.

Frederick County Phone Solutions: Frederick (21701, 20702, 21703, 21709), New Market (21774) , Mount Airy (21771), Urbana (21704), Ijamsville (21754), Walkersville (21793), Libertytown (21762), Damascus (20872), and more.

Howard County Phone Solutions: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044), Cooksville (21723), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Highland (20777), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Marriottsville (21104), North Laurel (20723), West Friendship (21794), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.

Montgomery County Phone Solutions: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Laytonsville (20882), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Gaithersburg (20878), Germantown (20876), Bethesda (20816), Chevy Chase (20815), and more.

Prince George's County Phone Solutions: Bowie (20715, 20716, 20720, 20721), Beltsville (20705), Adelphi (20783), College Park (20740,20742), Greenbelt (25689), Hyattsville (20781, 20782, 20783, 20784), Landover (20785), Laurel (20707, 20723), Springdale (20774), Upper Marlboro (20772, 20774), Woodlawn (21207).

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