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Future Advances for VoIP Communication Technology

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Most really worthwhile inventions and innovations go through identifiable stages before they are finally replaced by something even better. In the earliest stage, only the most creative and innovative people will be using the new invention, and in the next stage, the first real wave of users discovers the value of the new product as Read more

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Hosted VoIP or On-Site – Which has Better Network Security?

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There has always been a debate about whether hosted VoIP systems are better or on-site systems, and the bottom line on the overall debate is that it really depends on the specific requirements of the enterprise installing VoIP, and network security factors into this equation. There isn’t much doubt that it’s a lot easier in Read more

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Maintaining Service Quality for Your Phone System With VoIP

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In the early days of VoIP technology, quality of service (QoS) was an issue which hindered its widespread adoption. Businesses were not inclined to switch to the new technology and take a step backward with regard to the service quality of phone calls, because that would reflect badly on the company, and possibly cause a Read more

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Marketing Trends for VoIP During the Coming Years

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Global marketing trends indicate that voice over IP has enjoyed a meteoric growth following its introduction in the 1990s, to the point where today it can be considered more like mainstream technology than something new. Having established its dominance in the telephony field, it will undoubtedly now become the foundation upon which future technologies are Read more

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Net Neutrality and how VoIP Will be Impacted by new Internet Taxes

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Some significant changes are on the horizon regarding Internet service, and those changes are very likely to have a major impact on VoIP service providers. With net neutrality rules being overthrown, the entire landscape of the Internet is likely to look at a little different in the near future. Net neutrality was the concept that Read more

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Questions to Ask Potential VoIP Service Providers

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Making the transition to VoIP technology is not nearly as daunting a prospect as it used to be because it’s a much more mature technology now. The glitches of the past have long since been ironed out. So, when you’re considering the issue of whether or not to switch to VoIP service, technical difficulties are Read more

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Customer Care: Why VoIP Provides the Best Solution

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Over the last decade or so, VoIP has rapidly become the dominant technology for communications for businesses of all sizes. The main reason for that, of course, is the tremendous cost savings it provides. Local calls between employees are free of charge, and long-distance calls cost only a fraction of what non-VoIP providers would have Read more

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How VoIP can Facilitate Super Long-Distance Calling

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If you’ve ever wondered for a moment what might be the most successful new technology of the past decade, you will have guessed incorrectly if your answer is anything other than Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) telephony. While that might be a little surprising, given the fact that so many new and exciting kinds of technology have recently Read more

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How Will Artificial Intelligence Affect the Future of VoIP?

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If we look at VoIP and artificial intelligence (AI) individually, we find two of the fastest-growing industries in all technology. On the one hand, VoIP, a communication tool utilizing the internet as opposed to the more traditional phone line, is being used by businesses all around the world. On the other, we have AI, the Read more

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VoIP vs. Unified Communications – What’s the Difference?

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Land-based telephone communications are fading away. They are being replaced by Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology and Unified Communications (UC), which relies on a whole group of technologies. For anyone trying to figure out which is better for their home or business, this discussion should provide most of the information you need. What is Read more