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16
08,17

ISDN Switch-off, is your business ready?

By Ruth
ISDN and SIP

Hurry… don't get left behind So, what’s happening? BT have announced that ISDN services will cease by 2025. ISDN and PSTN hardware will stop being sold after 2020. This might seem like a long time away, but BT is moving its entire voice network over to Voice over IP (VoIP) in stages before then. If…

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16
12,15

7 Reasons why your business should move to VoIP in 2016

By Ruth
New to VoIP

Be ahead of the BT ISDN switch off BT have announced that they intend on migrating all customers to the IP network by 2025. The end of ISDN is something that has been rumoured for some time, and with the very fast paced evolution of the telecoms industry, combined with technology changes like the convergence…

25
02,15

VoIP call quality

By Alan
New to VoIP

VoIP call quality   Can you tell when someone is on a VoIP call?  What are the tell tale signs? Some people still think that VoIP calls are low quality and break up a lot.  This is because of carriers that don’t inform their customers on best practice for installation to avoid the pitfalls, or…

25
02,15

BT lines vs virtual VoIP lines

By Alan
New to VoIP

BT lines vs virtual VoIP lines In this article we look at the difference between an analogue BT phone line, and virtual telephone lines on a VoIP telephone system. Analogue or ISDN BT lines Businesses that use analogue lines or ISDN will be aware that these lines are only designed to make or recieve 1…

24
02,15

Reliability of VoIP

By Alan
New to VoIP

Reliability of VoIP People often question the reliability of VoIP, and often question whether VoIP is stable enough to carry high priority calls like business calls. To ensure a consistently reliable VoIP experience, VoIP calls rely on the following. Your broadband Your local network The VoIP handsets The VoIP company that handles the calls Broadband…

05
02,15

VoIP Problems – Why ‘Plug and Play’ VoIP systems often fail

By Alan
New to VoIP

Purchased a shiny new cloud hosted VoIP telephone system for your business?  What could possibly go wrong? As VoIP becomes a more widely adopted technology, there are more and more VoIP vendors seeking to capitalise on the increasing wave of people turning to IP phone systems. Choosing an IP phone network for your business should…

05
02,15

Moving your business but cant move your BT number?

By Alan
New to VoIP

Moving your business but cant move your BT number? In this article we look at the problems that many UK businesses face when they move premises and try to move a BT number. The problem One of the problems with the traditional telephone numbering system with BT (and other suppliers) is that the telephone numbers…

28
01,15

VoIP in Powys

By Alan
New to VoIP

VoIP can change the way to talk, improve your business communications and save you money at the same time. The adoption of hosted VoIP, or cloud based communications is the choice for small to medium sized businesses  The uptake of VoIP in Powys is being fuelled by the rollout of high speed fibre optic broadband…