In a figure that will make everyone, except digital natives, feel old, VoIP technology is now over 20 years old. It took the advent of Skype, over ten years ago, for the concept to start seeping into the consumer world. Now in the age of hyper connectivity VoIP is enjoying a very mainstream renaissance- across business and consumer usage.
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As if all the acronyms and jargon present in the technology language aren’t bad enough, the industry can’t even decide on a standard name for some services.
Security is top of everybody’s technology list whether it is your business security or personal security. There are just too many horror stories out there about security being compromised. There are however measures which can be taken to provide peace of mind.
Your business is growing, you are adding staff and you need larger premises. Decision made, you are moving. It is a great time to consider Hosted PBX.
If your business receives many phone calls from customers you can utilise those calls in a number of useful ways, not only to improve your staff service, and as a safety net for anything in dispute but ultimately improve your customer’s experience.
As the NBN roll out continues, more businesses are considering moving their telephone and communication requirements to the Cloud but are they ready for the move? What do you need to do to be ready to implement a hosted PBX?
We are all so aware of the internet, its benefits, its drawbacks – addictive – and how it can affect our day-to-day business. But do we understand how to use it effectively? Maybe the language is just not user friendly.
It is rare that the government produces enticements to review your technology solutions, but the recent federal government Budget has made the time nigh for investing in technology that can enhance your business.
Australian businesses are embracing VoIP after taking a cautious approach to the alternative voice platform.
Every industry, every profession has its own terminology, its own acronyms and all too often those in the know forget ordinary Joe does not understand the lingo.
Mobile staff, mobile devices equals expensive phone bills, right? Then you are managing your communications wrong.
Starting up a business requires many boxes to be ticked and after business names, business registration, legal issues, bank accounts, technology decisions will be high on the list.
When a big wheel(er) like the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission in the USA announces “The Fourth Network” revolution embracing the transition from copper to IP, you know the transition is well on its way and it won’t slow down. Tom Wheeler made this statement in November 2014 and in this time many developments have been made not only with VoIP but in functionality an options using VoIP.
Traditional PSTN telephony has been used for a very long time and served us well but now there is another viable option for your business.
Voice over Internet Protocol is not new, it has been in use since the mid-1990s and has come a long way since then. Better internet connectivity, availability and speed have improved VoIP and more features have been developed around the protocol.
Make your small business look like big business The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) has been the option for telephony for a long time, now is a good time to consider a change.
The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) has been around for a long time using old infrastructure, copper wire, and old technology but it has been reliable.
Having issues with your VoIP installation? Making a wise choice of provider can make troubleshooting easy but you may want to do some simple tests first if you are experiencing problems. This way you can eliminate an unnecessary support call and you become more familiar with your technology.
The Parliamentary secretary to the minister for communications, Paul Fletcher, has delivered a blistering attack on the previous Labor Government’s plans to use wireless and satellite technologies to deliver the NBN to regional and remote areas of Australia.
Our language is full of acronyms, maybe because we all seem to be so “time-poor” but the NBN and VoIP should not be dismissed or ignored as just another short cut.
It's been a long time coming but NBN Co has put the final nail into the coffin of the former Labor Government's fibre-to-the-home National Broadband Network plan that promised to connect fibre to 93 percent of premises in Australia.