Importance of VoIP for small companies

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December 9, 2012BusinessNo comments

VoIP that stands for Voice over Internet Protocol is a concept of telephony that is very significant for small and medium-sized enterprises. It is true that IP telephony, a recent way of telecommunication, has taken communication to an altogether different level. In fact, it is Internet that has made all this possible by providing a firm base to the scheme of ??”transmission of information.”

 

This service works on the principle of packet switching, which enables the users to communicate at high speeds using the internet. Business VoIP solutions are specifically designed for business purposes. Business houses that were formerly using the conventional PSTN services or communication systems are now encouraging new and innovative telephony solutions supported protocols. The implementation of VoIP for business solutions is on a roll.

 

Importance for small companies:

 

By giving extra benefits, business VoIP telephony solutions have transformed the working structure of small and medium-sized businesses due to these inherent benefits:

 

1. It is the reduction of the cost of the call that has helped in achieving the feat mentioned above. Over and above, efficiency of management has also improved. The business VoIP solutions have eased and simplified the procedure of calling international destinations. It is very economical too as there is no need to be anxious about the swelling monthly bills. If you compare this service with other services, such as PSTN and mobile connections, it would not be wrong to say that you can save up to 50 percent on your monthly bill by subscribing to a business VoIP service.

 

2. VoIP Solutions help in condensing and improving video, data and voice interactions. It is because of this that business users across the globe are enjoying a tactical advantage. With the advent of VoIP solutions, users have gained access to a world of mixed communication, where users can receive and send data, voice and video over an IP network.

 

3. Local calls can be directed automatically to a VoIP phone, without depending on the location of the network that you are connected to. You may wish to take along a VoIP phone with you while on trip to receive calls wherever there is an Internet connection.

 

4. Those working at a Call center of a company can use VoIP phones to work from anywhere with an Internet connection that is fast enough.

 

5. Some VoIP packages include extra services that PSTN (public switched telephone network) provides normally at a fee, such as calls to 3 at a time, callback, automatic redialing or caller ID.

 

Business opportunities:

 

There are many business opportunities also related to VoIP. You can benefit from activities other than using Voice over IP. From being a supplier of VoIP solutions to wholesalers and retailers, the opportunity to benefit from this activity are very high. For example, the business opportunities in the field of reselling VoIP is increasing day by day and as a result, becoming a reseller of VoIP is really becoming a very profitable business.

 

The acceptance for business VoIP and its applications is increasing every day. Several different users, such as a large corporation, contact centers, SMEs, call centers, as well as residential users are inclining towards this technological application that is highly cost efficient. Above mentioned benefits of using VoIP makes it amply clear to us that it is a must for small companies who want to cut short on call costs.