Social VoIP

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Group Calls Come to Social VoIP. Facebook Messenger recently debuted a new feature that enables users to launch group VoIP audio calls from any group chat. Facebook initially rolled out VoIP calling back in 2013, and within a year they were able to boast that Messenger calls comprised 10 percent of all mobile VoIP calls being made around the globe.

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VoIP for 2018 and Beyond

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VoIP is an acronym that anyone who uses the internet probably knows or will see before long. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a technology that turns a broadband internet connection into a regular phone line. That means you can make voice calls over your internet connection.

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VoIP for a Connected Business

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Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) has come a long way. The newest VoIP technology offers a full communication's system powerful enough for most any business, so if your business is still using "old school" landlines, you should definitely rethinkToday, this technology allows companies to connect their communication's systems and integrate their computing systems as well, for seamless transactions.

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Back-Office Advantages of VoIP

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VoIP has been commercially available for over 20 years. What continues to be a solid selling point for VoIP, but is not often stressed, are the benefits for back-office workers. These are the people who design, install, support and maintain information-technology environments. What are the benefits for them and how do they contribute to the efficiency of the business? Design

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4 New Trends in VoIP Technology

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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is quickly becoming the de facto communication tool for businesses big and small. Available in a variety of formats, including hosted and cloud, VoIP can be tailored to suit the needs of almost any company. As VoIP becomes increasingly popular Likewise, as an internet-based technology, the cost advantage of having one phone and data provider is often significant.

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Should Your Business Switch to VoIP

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s go over some of the benefits, which will help you decide whether you should switch to VoIP

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5 Innovative VoIP Features That Could Benefit Your Business

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VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is a technology that has been around for some time, as mass market VoIP services were first launched in 2004. Basically, VoIP allows users to make and receive free voice calls over the Internet. More recently, providers have found increasingly innovative uses for VoIP technology that are helping businesses large and small to be more efficient, streamlining workflows

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Lessons for VoIP from online gaming communications

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A sector of trailblazers in the usage of VoIP technology has been the online gaming community: Its demand has always been for an effective VoIP technology platform that can best serve the varied requirements of tens of millions of online video gamers globally. In terms of community interaction, video gamers have consistently pushed the frontiers of what is practically achievable with VoIP long before

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What Can VoIP Do for Your Business?

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Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP as it's better known, allows computer users and enterprises to make and receive calls over the internet. A VoIP system is easy to set up because all that's needed is a decent internet connection, a computer, IP phones, PBX server software andThis technology has many benefits. Here are some of them. Easy to Install.

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VoIP in Surround Sound

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Smart Speakers Deliver Multi-mic Multi-room Audio Platform Making a VoIP call over a speakerphone from a noisy environment doesn’t usually result in the best quality audio, but Qualcomm Technologies is working to change all that with the introduction of their new Qualcomm Smart Audio Platform.

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Breaking Up with Your Cloud VoIP Provider

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Your relationship with your cloud voice over IP (VoIP) provider, like all good things, will eventually come to an end. VoIP providers go under or are acquired. Because VoIP is the lifeblood of many businesses, you must prepare for the breakup. Prices rise. Major outages occur on a regular basis. Support quality drops. The day will come when you need to switch providers. So, you are enacting a plan

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VoIP hardware provider pursues certification

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As demands for VoIP phones increases, platforms that offer customers device-neutral adoption and integration are working to support as wide a choice of hardware as possible. Yealink, a leading global unified communication (UC) terminal solution provider, and Phonism a cloud solution for VoIP device provisioning and management, this week certified all Yealink desktop IP phones

6 Ways to Improve VoIP Call Quality

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A VoIP system facilitates telephone calls over the Internet, which delivers increased functionality for business communications. Here are six steps you can take to maximize the VoIP call quality within your business. But the quality of audio achieved is subject to several variables, and just one wrong choice of hardware or software can result in a disappointing connection.

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4 Benefits of VoIP and CRM Integration

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Voice over Internet Protocol, commonly called VoIP, lets businesses make phone calls from the internet. Companies that integrate VoIP with customer relationship management software could reap further benefits It boosts portability, cuts costs -- 99.9 percent of users see a reduction in their phone expenses, according to one report -- and provides more flexibility than traditional telecommunications.

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No VoIP for Your Business? Why Not?

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Take, for example, VoIP. Innovations in technology come quickly in today's market. This always-shifting landscape can be daunting at times, and navigating through the rapidly changing innovations is challenging. It can be difficult to wade through all the choices. Unfortunately, this could mean you're missing out on a few technology gems that could really work wonders for your company.

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A road map for national VoIP success

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Making a VoIP service available nationally is the long-term game of many fast-growing telecommunications firms around the country. Frontier Communications has just achieved that goal, announcing last week that its VoIP service was now available in all 50 states. Called Frontier AnyWare, it is a virtual communications platform that relies on the cloud. The cloud-based component has

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How Will VoIP Support Your Business Better Than Other Phones?

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This post looks at how VOIP for business could be your best choice

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5 Ways VoIP Can Increase Productivity

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One often-overlooked way to increase productivity is to use the benefits of voice over IP (VoIP) telephony. Businesses of all sizes and types are consistently striving to increase profits. Companies can reach this goal in a variety of ways—reduce overhead spending and waste, increase workforce efficiency—but one reliable way is to increase productivity in the workplace.

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Achieving the Best VoIP UX

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According to a Juniper Research report, there will be 1 billion voice over IP (VoIP) users by the end of 2017 , meaning that user experience (UX) must be part of the mix behind the success. It behooves enterprises of all sizes to make UX part of their VoIP requirements to ensure continued

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Latest softphones crash the mobile-desktop VoIP barrier

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Are we coming to the end of the service war between mobile operators and VoIP providers? The soft phone company is recognized in the VoIP industry for its pioneering role in launching VoIP communication apps in 2003. Zoiper thinks so. Its desktop and mobile platforms are now called on by more than 10 million people. Zoiper provides service-independent softphone apps via both desktop

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VoIP vs. UCaaS: Understanding the Differences

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With some vendors offering hosted voice over IP (VoIP) communications, there has been some confusion over whether UC or UCaaS is the better solution. Cloud technology has led to just about everything being offered up as a service , and unified communications (UC) hasn’t been left out. The result is UC as a Service (UCaaS). To determine which solution makes more sense

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VoIP: What's the Latest Word?

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VoIP. Think for a minute: Do you think of anyone who doesn't have a mobile phone? Chances are you can't. Our mobile phones are always with us, but that doesn't mean our phone service is always there. We've all experienced the "no service" on our screens or that call we've been waiting for dropping after the first 10 seconds. There is a better way to communicate.

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Addressing the Top VoIP Implementation Challenges

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VoIP adoption rates remain high in the enterprise, with Frost and Sullivan predicting a $9.35 Your communications tools play a critical role in the enterprise's business processes, but you have concerns about VoIP implementation challenges. Learn how to identify common VoIP deploymentbillion market by 2019.

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Low-cost wins from VoIP advances

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The evolution of VoIP communications is having a major impact on the development of on-site solutions that match security hardware with VoIP technology. A case in point is last week’s release of a free software download by CyberData Corporate, allowing companies to use CyberData’s SIP-enabled Outdoor H.264 Video Intercoms without requiring a VoIP system or new VoIP

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VoIP, mobile emergency call volumes soar

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A recurring theme within the rapid evolution of VoIP technology is its impact on the ability of emergency services to respond. On one side, older fixed wire communications employed by emergency services are being phased out and being replaced by VoIP. On the other, as entire counties begin moving away from PBX communications to VoIP, regulators and local governments worry about how emergency services

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5 Ways to Combat VoIP Eavesdropping

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Phone eavesdropping is back in the headlines, making it a good time to review options for guarding your voice over IP (VoIP) phone system. There’s a rich history to VoIP eavesdropping, including such attacks as Vomit, SIPtap, and Peskyspy. That history is only going to

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VoIP acquisition enhances office supplier's product offer

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The purchase of Trans-West, a Phoenix-based VoIP and data solutions provider, by Pacific Office Automation (POA), is being hailed as a significant M&A play within the American VoIP market as it continues its trend of consolidation. Trans-West is no small fry, having operated in the market for more than three decades. POA, for its part, is an established provider

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4 Tips for Securing Your VoIP Environment

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Voice over IP (VoIP) can be a major boon to businesses. It’s cost-effective, provides flexibility for growth, and offers a variety of helpful features that boost productivity. As any IT professional knows, however, once you bring a critical business system into the digital sphere—and that is most certainly the case with any phone communications traveling over an IP network—security

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Can you anticipate VoIP network issues?

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As more businesses migrate and make the transition to VoIP, the pressing issues of network performance and reliability continue to rear their sometimes not-so-pretty heads. For example, as a business expands, will its unified communications network, in which VoIP often plays a key role, be able to hold up? One answer to is to introduce active monitoring of the network in order

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Top 5 Benefits of VOIP Phones for Business

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VOIP systems offer various benefits from cost reduction to better time management and higher productivity. Here is a brief discussion of the key benefits of acquiring VOIP telephone systems and accessories for your business. Business owners that want to use efficient and economical telecommunication solutions should consider Voice over Internet Protocol phone systems.

Post-sales VoIP device support becoming competitive edge

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Staying on top of the growing number of VoIP-enabled devices is becoming an increasingly complex task. And that explains why it is becoming essential for manufacturers of endpoints, including VoIP telephones, to achieve smooth integration with the various platforms now available to resellers and service providers. Similarly, developers and managers of VoIP support platform must balance the need

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Why you Should Use VOIP for Business Phones

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This post looks at using VOIP for Business

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Why SMS messaging still matters for VoIP

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VoIP phones carry with them a range of benefits for small businesses as well as other users. Among these features, service providers are beefing up SMS/MMS, making it considerably cheaper for companies to reach their clients using SMS messaging. This is thought to have a superior marketing impact, as the information can stay on a user’s phone or mobile device for future reference.

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