Hangouts or Skype: Which VoIP is the best?

July 19th, 2017 VoIP
Hangouts or Skype: Which VoIP is the best?

When it comes to technology, Microsoft and Google have competed in almost every front. Both have made huge strides in machine learning, cloud computing, and productivity software. And in terms of VoIP solutions, both tech powerhouses are also neck and neck. Google’s Hangouts Meet and Microsoft’s Skype for Business have plenty of similar calling and […]

3 ways 5G data will change VoIP

June 30th, 2017 VoIP
3 ways 5G data will change VoIP

In this digital age, mobile connectivity is a top priority for personal and business users alike. 5G, or fifth-generation wireless systems, will change not only people’s daily routines but also the way small- and medium-sized businesses operate. Here are three main ways that 5G will change VoIP for SMBs. Improved video conferencing The major factor […]

Tips to enhance your on-hold messages

June 13th, 2017 VoIP
Tips to enhance your on-hold messages

Customers can get frustrated over your support hotline, usually involving confusing call options, troublesome connections, or unhelpful representatives. If your phone system has problematic on-hold messaging, you’re likely to cause further annoyance to an already irate person. Solving their problems isn’t something that you can leave to automated voice messages, but it’s essential in most […]

Amazon’s Alexa devices as extension phones

May 30th, 2017 VoIP
Amazon’s Alexa devices as extension phones

Amazon is using its Alexa technology to ensure success at its second attempt at internet-based telephony. The company’s newly released patent details a phone system that will use the voice-controlled technology of their Alexa-powered devices to make and receive calls. Here’s everything we know so far. How it works Amazon’s 3D-enabled Fire Phone was its […]

Qualities of an ideal VoIP distributor

May 16th, 2017 VoIP
Qualities of an ideal VoIP distributor

VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is changing the way small- and medium-sized businesses communicate. Due to VoIP’s affordability and efficiency, VoIP distributors are selling these feature-rich phone systems like hot cakes. But before deciding to purchase one, you need to make sure your VoIP distributor has the chops your business is looking for. Highly-trained technical […]

Five ways to avoid VoIP eavesdropping

April 27th, 2017 VoIP
Five ways to avoid VoIP eavesdropping

With the recent headlines on cyber attacks via Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) eavesdropping, the safety of your communication systems is clearly at risk. As cyber criminals constantly find new ways to infiltrate your business, now might be the right time to implement the proper defenses for your VoIP phone systems. Get the ball rolling with these following […]

Be careful of ransomware-infested Skype ads

April 12th, 2017 VoIP
Be careful of ransomware-infested Skype ads

Since Skype is a free service for consumers, it generally has to rely on advertising to turn a profit. As a result, most users regularly see banner ads on the video calling interface. Recently, hackers have begun to exploit these advertisements by distributing fake ads that contain ransomware. If you’re an avid Skype user, here’s […]

Online video chat enhances customer service

March 27th, 2017 VoIP
Online video chat enhances customer service

More companies will launch online video chat as a customer service platform by 2018…and it’s about time. Businesses have never been more eager to please, thanks in part to customer service satisfaction scoring sites and apps, which is how competition got increasingly tough. The eventual integration of online video chat as a customer service platform […]

WebRTC: internet calls without the software

March 9th, 2017 VoIP
WebRTC: internet calls without the software

Making calls over the internet has been one of the greatest advancements for small- and medium-sized businesses in several decades. And although some are calling the newest addition to this field detrimental, we think it’s an awesome addition. For business owners who believe in staying ahead of the times, WebRTC is worth checking out. What […]