Benefitting from an IP Telephone System
Because of modern technology, today’s telephone systems although still doing the same functions, have enable different systems to get interconnected with each other. 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, calls can be sent across the worldwide internet connections at such a fast pace because of developments in data networking, wide area networking and the internet quality which has made quality issues diminish.
+++++++++++++++++++ Telephone service providers now offer IP enabled or pure IP solutions. And IP enabled system is a traditional digital telephone system that have adapt to support VOIP technology. Pure IP systems are based on pure IP switching methods with 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, if you have ever used Skype or messengers, you will that the other person must have the same software and be subscribed to the same service for it to work.
Free services requires that each part is signed up with the same service in order for it to work. If you want to make a normal call to someone on a landline or mobile you have to break out of the VoIP network. This type of call is then charged.
Today, with internet speed increasing, the level of service provided by VoIP providers are also getting better.
It is now commonplace to find VoIP providers to continue to drive IP trunk services to small and medium businesses.
The key advantages of IP telephone are given below.
Using the internet, if you have a VoIP based phone system, then each office location that is enable in the system can easily be linked together though the internet. There will be a free and seamless internal dialing across locations if the phone systems are lined together.
You no longer have to pay for telephone services if you are making inter branch calls. There is then a unified extension number plan. There is centralized management and there is sharing of applications. You can to call inter offices for free and you simply need to dial the extension number to reach remote staff. This VoIP telephone network can also integrate remote workers, small offices and work from home individuals.
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.
It is great to have a VoIP network in place for internal voice calls.