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Top Tips for Working From Home

6th April 2020

Are you new to working from home?  More and more of us are taking the plunge and are taking our work home with us.  Not only that, but current events are forcing millions of people to work from their kitchens, bedrooms and conservatories! Therefore, it’s likely to be a bit of a shock, at least More…

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Why Choose a Virtual London Number?

1st April 2020

London is the UK’s social and economic hub. It is also one of the most marvellous cities in the world. This is why businesses are always striving to open offices here. A London office will expose your company to an international pool of customers and potential business partners that will expand your reach. Of course, More…

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How VoIP Can Help Your Business When You’re Remote Working

27th March 2020

The Coronavirus is having an especially detrimental effect to businesses because people in so many countries have been asked to stay home.  To keep your business functioning, you can provide the right tools for your employees to work from home. There’s No Geographical Restrictions With VoIP, you can pursue your day to day business activities More…

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6 Ways to Start Working Efficiently From Home

26th March 2020

With the world changing fast and furiously in the last few weeks, millions of us are having to work from home. It’s something that can take a bit of getting used to, so with that in mind we’ve put together half a dozen quick and easy ideas that could make all the difference to your More…

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Closely Knit: What Is the Relationship Between SIP and VoIP?

21st March 2020

While you may have heard that the landline phone is a dying technology, you likely haven’t heard the numbers to back up this claim. According to recent surveys, 95% of people in the UK state that they wouldn’t miss their landline phone systems if they were removed from their lives altogether. At home, people are More…

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Choosing a Memorable Number for Your Business

18th March 2020

Businesses are normally encouraged to make multiple communication avenues available for their customers. However, most customers prefer to communicate via phone, which is why companies prioritise our memorable numbers. The problem with ordinary phone numbers is that people can never remember them. This is why memorable numbers for businesses are so important. They consist of More…

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The Quantity for Quality: How Many SIP Trunks Do I Need for My Office?

14th March 2020

As businesses across the United Kingdom prepare to make the leap to 100% VoIP phone services, one decision that needs to be made is about SIP trunks. This may leave you wondering what these are. You may be thinking, “How many SIP trunks do I need?” In this post, we’re going to answer all of More…

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VoIP: Why it is So Cheap

11th March 2020

Legacy phones use PBX systems to send messages. VoIP stands out because it transmits calls using data packets. Traditional phone systems such as the landline have been the dominant means of communication in most parts of the world since the 19th Century. But the introduction of the internet changed everything. And even though people were More…

5 Amazing VoIP Add Ons You Don’t Want to Miss

7th March 2020

By 2025, British Telecommunications (BT) will be run completely online rather than through physical copper cables. To make sure your business is ahead of the game, you’ll want to switch to VoIP as soon as possible. There are many benefits your company will gain when switching to VoIP phone services. One of those is that More…

Calling 0800 Numbers from Abroad

4th March 2020

0800 numbers are the way to go for any organisation in the UK. They are completely free to call and that encourages consumers to reach out to you. If you run a local business, you are probably wondering what would happen if you decided to expand your services to encompass international customers. Can you continue More…

Generate Leads: Why Sales Call Tracking Software Is Essential

28th February 2020

Advertising is a necessary part of any business. But are you spending your money the best way possible? It’s hard to keep track of all the advertising mediums, let alone what medium best fits your company. Staying ahead of the curve and learning what type of advertisement best suits your business’ needs can make the More…

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How Can a VoIP System Call a Landline Number and Vice Versa?

27th February 2020

The total revenue of the VoIP industry in America was $14 billion in 2019. It’s an industry that’s growing all the time and with good reason. Yet the public perception of how VoIP works is still a bit fuzzy. One common question is “can a VoIP call a landline?” The answer is yes, it can. More…