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Who Should You Call for Onsite Telephony?

Who Should You Call for Onsite Telephony?

With today’s mass migration to the cloud, it can be easy to overlook the advantages of an onsite phone (on-premises) system, which includes control, cost savings over time, lower costs to expand and the ability to choose SIP trunk providers for lower cost calls. Cloud-based phone systems (hosted VoIP) are great for many small businesses and some unique situations, but for mid-sized and larger companies or call center operations, hospitality services …

How to Choose Between Onsite and Hosted Telephony

How To Choose Between Onsite and Hosted Telephony

When the telephone was introduced in the 1870s, it changed the world. By opening the universe of communication, it made the world smaller and more connected. Imagine hearing the voice of someone in another city, state or country over the telephone for the first time. It must have seemed like a miracle!
Since then, telecommunications have continued to evolve rapidly, from switchboards and direct lines to massive networks, and from landlines to …

How to Ensure E911 Compliance

First, let’s quickly review what enhanced 911 (E911) means. The new Michigan legislation is designed to ensure that a caller’s callback number and specific location within your building (not just your address) are delivered to the correct Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), the call centers answering emergency calls and dispatching emergency services. (To learn more, read “What is Enhanced 911 and How Does it Affect Your Business”).
Basically, the legislation which …

What is Enhanced 911 and How Does it Affect Your Business?

New, enhanced 911 legislation (MCL 484.901) is currently in effect in Michigan with a compliance deadline of December 31, 2019. The legislation requires all multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) or Private Branch Exchange (PBX) operators/owners in Michigan to comply with these regulations or face fines of $500 to $5,000 per offense.
Now is the time to verify compliance, plan, budget and implement any necessary changes.
What is Enhanced 911?
The new E911 technology …