Utilising VoIP strategies and incorporating ‘green’ video conferencing technology will improve business efficiency claims the Chartered Institute for IT

More businesses are likely to implement voice over internet protocol (VOIP) services this year as councils in the UK begin to roll out their plans for superfast broadband. The councils have received backing from the government which wants to see UK businesses compete on an equal footing with their European counterparts, and has pledged over […]

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VoIP solution users could benefit from a £100 million government scheme

Users of voice over IP (VOIP) solutions and other telecommunications devices will benefit in cities where a new government offer is taken up. The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has launched a scheme that allows British cities to claim a share of £100 million in order to carry out broadband upgrades: he eight core […]

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The 5 major causes of poor VoIP call quality and how to cure them

VOIP (voice over IP) has been around for a number of years now and has largely lived up to expectations, delivering flexible and cost-effective communications that are infinitely preferable to the services provided by traditional telephone systems. Many businesses have switched to VoIP to avoid traditional phone lines and to cut the cost of long […]

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What factors should you consider when choosing a hosted VoIP provider for your business?

Many businesses want to change their phone systems and bring them up to date so they can compete in the market. But, to compete equally these days, businesses need to have the most efficient and effective communication systems available. Most businesses choose a hosted VOIP system. The problem is that these same businesses tend to […]

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Are there still teething problems with VoIP, or can these be overcome by shopping around for a better quality service?

VOIP (voice over IP) has been around for a number of years now and has largely lived up to expectations, delivering flexible and cost-effective communications that are infinitely preferable to the services provided by traditional telephone systems. Many businesses have switched to VoIP to avoid traditional phone lines and to cut the cost of long […]

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Should more small businesses switch to VoIP technology to save costs?

Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) has become one of twenty first century’s most powerful business technologies. It’s achieved this because it offers an extremely cost-effective and feature-rich alternative to conventional land-line telephone systems. Increasingly, VoIP in the Cloud, also known as Hosted VoIP, has emerged as the most popular way for small to medium-sized businesses […]

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One in three adults in the UK now own and use smartphones

According to an Olswang report in early 2011, the rate of smartphone adoption was accelerating at a pace: as of March 2011, 22% of all UK consumers had a smartphone: the percentage of people using smartphones in the 24 -35 age group was considerably higher standing at 31%. Growth in demand for advanced mobile devices […]

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What exactly are smartphones, and how are they changing the face of mobile telecommunications?

How many times have you heard the term smartphone or feature phone, or mobile broadband or WiFi connectivity? The answer is probably quite a lot. The thing is for many people the growth of the smartphone and Android phone kind of sneaked up on them. Obviously it’s been gaining momentum over the last few years, […]

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What is Hosted VoIP and what are its major advantages?

If you are considering a business grade telephony solution for your business, then Hosted VOIP is the right choice for you. Hosted VoIP is a managed and hosted telephony service which uses just a small amount of bandwidth on your broadband line to carry telephone calls. The beauty of Hosted VoIP is that if offers […]

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