All companies require a business phone system. But what type of business phone system fits best with your particular company? Over the course of our next two blogs, we will take a look at the various options.
Voice Over IP (VoIP) Phone System
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is something you’ve probably used before (ie, Skype). Per the name, this type of business phone system transmits voice calls over the internet. The most common type of VoIP is through desk handsets. Here are the main benefits of VoIP
After you account for the installation fees and monthly charges you get with a landline, VoIP is much kinder to your budget. For example, if you only have five employees, the costs would likely be around $150-$300. A landline would run you around $400-$500.
Ease of Use
As long as you have Internet access and a VoIP handset, you are good to go. You can purchase handsets as cheap as $30 and be operational within minutes.
One of the most alluring aspects of VoIP is its flexibility. With VoIP you have the freedom to leave the office and have any incoming calls forwarded to your smartphone.
What type of business should use VoIP?
The affordability of VoIP makes it a fantastic option for any small business. Additionally, companies with teams that do not have a central office. If you manage a remote team (but still need access to a central phone system), VoIP is a smart choice.
However, if you want to take advantage of all VoIP has to offer, you need a reliable high-speed Internet connection to maintain clear phone calls on a consistent basis. For this reason, we recommend businesses take a VoIP speed test before committing to a VoIP provider.