When it comes to IT, easy set-up, flexibility, and savings are music to the ears of any owner of a small- or mid-sized business (SMB). These are all features that contribute to the success of Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP. The technology was built on a strong foundation that has allowed it to move […]
According to an AT&T study, more than 70% of business phone calls in the US are placed on hold for an average of 45 to 60 seconds each. While organizations try to minimize hold times, sometimes there’s nothing you can do except put the caller on hold while you transfer them to the correct department. […]
Recently, a story circulated amongst industry insiders of an official in a hospital’s records room who couldn’t customize her legacy phone system’s hold messages. The upshot was this particular platform restarted the hold message each time a caller was placed back on hold.
VoIP has come a long way since the mid-90s when the technology first enabled phone calls over the internet. Thoughtful developments in telephony hardware and software have driven its growth, and enhanced internet functionality has been a key component, too.