Voice Service VoIP

By Charron Conley
Updated: April 01, 2011

When looking a voice service VoIP there are many options and choices to consider. The first step is signing up with a VoIP service provider to route your internet calls. VoIP service equipment is housed at one decided office (in house) and from there; it connects to the internet to deliver calls from a company’s phone to customers and clients. Most internet service providers offer a fixed free volume of traffic or bandwidth as part of the monthly payment. What is used as far as the volume / bandwidth for is up to the buyer.

There are many VoIP providers that offer a simple level of service for low cost. VoIP is known for saving money on long-distance calling. However, there are many other advantages such as promoting bandwidth data capacity and telephony efficiency. The installation process for VoIP phones is very simple, as long as it’s done correctly. VoIP then allows users to integrate computer applications like email, efax and web conferencing, with the telephone. VoIP service provides the user with accessibility to using the phone and surfing the Internet at the same time.

The other benefit is that internet and phone service can be managed under one company. Buyers no longer have to pay for two monthly services. Instead, your phone and Internet will be covered in a single monthly payment. This saves time and money every single month. With the way VoIP works it does not matter if a call made across the world is 2 minutes or two hours. There is always one bill and one cost. This is perfect for both large and small business. There are many options as far as features with voice service. Companies can easily customize VoIP for their needs.

Easy-to-use features

  • Conference calling - This is an instant access conferencing system that can be reached by dialing a dedicated conferencing number.
  • Voicemail as Email - This allows a voicemail to get transferred to email either in text or as a reminded.
  • Find Me/Follow Me - Find me service allows the user to receive calls at any location; follow me service allows the user to be reached at any of several phone numbers

Advanced Features

  • Auto-Attendant routing - This features creates a route for unanswered calls to follow in case an employees are on the phone or away from your main phone. This will also direct to voicemail.
  • VoIP Call Recorder - This allows important calls to be documented.
  • Virtual Phone Numbers - an extension not associated with a physical Virtual Office telephone
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