Benefitting from an IP Telephone System
Although telephone systems of today still do their basic functions, today’s systems interconnect with other systems and technologies. These automated telephone systems have contributed a lot o the productivity of business work force and they have lowered their operational costs.
Then voice traffic took a big turn in terms of transmission method. The traditional circuit switching where callers used a point to point path to make a voice call, was replaced by VoIP and packet switching became the new standard to follow.
Now it is very easy to make calls to other countries that are connected to the internet at a very fast pace because of developments in data networking, wide area networking and the internet quality.
+++++++++++++++++++ Telephone service providers now offer IP enabled or pure IP solutions. IP enabled+ refers to traditional digital telephone systems that have been adapted to support VoIP technology. A pure IP telephone system is based on pure IP switching methods and will offer better scalability and more integration with 3rd party systems and software.
Broadband users can call over the internet for free using VoIP technology. But to be able to do this, like in Skype or messenger, the other person should also be subscribed to the same service so that it will work.
The main disadvantage of free services is that each user must be online and signed up with the same service. It is necessary to break out of the VoIP network if you want to call somebody using a landline or a mobile. You will have to pay the telephone service provider for this landline call.
Today, with internet speed increasing, the level of service provided by VoIP providers are also getting better.
Today, VoIP providers are becoming more commonplace and will continue to drive IP trunk services to small the medium businesses.
The key advantages of IP telephone are given below.
If each office location is enable with VoIP based phone systems, you can easily link each location together using the internet. There will be a free and seamless internal dialing across locations if the phone systems are lined together.
Now inter branch calls are free with VoIP telephone systems so you save on your telephone bills. The extention numbering plan is unified. There is centralized management and there is sharing of applications. Inter-office calls are now for free, and you simply dial the extension number to reach any remote office or staff. Those who work remotely, in small offices or from home are integrated as part of the VoIP network.
VoIP telephone system features include use in any location viewing extension status, using voice mail, call recording, and vowing call history from anywhere.
VoIP telephone system is great for your business.