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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 point to point path in traditional circuit switching that callers used is now replaced by VoIP and packet switching.
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. When we speak of a system beig IP enabled, it is a traditional telephone system that not 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.
The most basic VoIP enables broadband users to make calls over the internet for free. But just like when using Skype or messenger , the other party should also be subscribed to the same service so that it will work and there will be communication with the two of you.
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. This type of call is then charged.
Today, there is better VoIP services provided by service providers because of the improvement of internet speed.
Small and medium services have need now subscribe to service by VoIP providers since it is getting common place.
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. If they are lined together, internal dialing across locations is seamless and free of charge.
You no longer have to pay for telephone services if you are making inter branch calls. In a VoIP system, the extension numbering is unified. Management is centralized and there is application sharing. 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.
Some of the features of VoIP systems include viewing extension status, use in any location, using voice mail, call recording, and viewing their call history from anywhere.
A VoIP in place for internal voice calls is great to have.