Blog | Tag: Voip Phone Systems

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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How VoIP Can Lower Your Phone Bills

August 30, 2018
Category: VoIP

Organizations are always looking for ways to lower their overhead costs, and while it may not seem like an obvious part of the budget to cut, outdated phone systems could be costing your business more money than you think. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones are the best available option if you’re looking to both […]

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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Hosted VoIP

August 15, 2018
Category: VoIP

Until recently, businesses with phone systems needed a physical box in their office that would manage their calls and how their phones worked. Now, phone systems are all built into a cloud system called hosted VoIP. In fact, the cloud is so powerful that you could host up to 5,000 businesses that all work on […]

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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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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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The Importance of Measuring Jitter

June 20, 2018
Category: Phone Systems, VoIP

Jitter, the amount of “noise” that interferes with your Internet access or phone call, comes in many forms: annoying lag when you’re trying to stream a video or a crackly noise interrupting a speaker on a conference call. In our last blog, we discussed the ways in which you can measure jitter. Now, let’s take […]

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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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How Much Jitter is Acceptable?

May 31, 2018
Category: VoIP

Ideally, jitter would never occur—your phone calls would always be clear, and your Internet browsing would never lag. Unfortunately, technology seems to have a mind of its own sometimes, especially when the equipment you use to connect is outdated. In fact, jitter occurs more often than you think—you just may not be able to tell. […]

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