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					To VoIP, Or Not to VoIP - That is the Question
VoIP has become a popular network application in the last few years in
the internet and communication world. While it brings major benefits for
both consumers and businesses that use it, the decision of whether VoIP
is right for their needs is a difficult one. Many businesses may not know
the benefits of VoIP either.
Consumers and businesses are aware that implementing a VoIP network can
save them money. For those that make a lot of long distance calls, the
savings increase substantially. For those that wonder how the savings
occur, you first have to understand how VoIP works. VoIP calls are
transmitted along your broadband internet connection, bypassing your
regular telephone service provider. The cost-savings are from not being
charged the numerous taxes and other charges that your regular phone line
Saving money from long distance calls can result in a massive savings for
businesses. With the growing number of VoIP service providers entering
the market each year, the competition and subsequent pricing battle
between the providers, now is a good time for many businesses looking to
convert to VoIP.
With the deployment of a VoIP network into your business, you will
receive a converter. This converter is great in itself because it's
assigned with your own individual number. If you need to travel, you just
take the converter with you and plug it into any broadband connection.
This allows you to make and receive calls using the same number. Make
sure to have a good bandwidth connection, such as with broadband or DSL,
to ensure your VoIP will work successfully. Other things you will need
include a computer microphone or regular phone, a VoIP route adaptor for
connecting to the internet and of course, a VoIP service provider.
Features that come with a VoIP network include call waiting, caller ID,
speed dialing, call forwarding, 3-way calling, free voicemail, plus much
In summary, there are many benefits for your business to convert to a
VoIP network. While the decision of whether VoIP is right for your
business's needs is a difficult one, hopefully this article has helped
you make a better decision. What business doesn't want to stay ahead of
their competition AND save money? This decision is yours! Just be sure to
compare the services and costs of several carriers first, then choose the
one that best suits your business's needs. Do your homework first!
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