New Toll Free 833 Code Vanity Numbers Available April 22nd

OnSIP is happy to announce that we are now taking vanity requests for the new 833 toll free code, which will be available starting April 22nd, 2017.

April 21st, 2017 - Update: Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its order for the 833 toll free code opening. The 833 code officially opens on Saturday June 3rd, 2017 at 11:00 AM CT.

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Topics: Blog, Business Technology, phone number

Pre-Release Review: Grandstream GDS3710 Beta

We're happy to announce our latest pre-release review! The Grandstream GDS3710 is an IP surveillance camera, door lock, and intercom system operated by a SIP-based security mechanism. We were given the opportunity to review a beta model of the device by Grandstream.

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Topics: Grandstream, SMB Leadership, Business Technology, IP phone, phone review

OnSIP & Chorus Communications Deliver Modern UCaaS to Businesses

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Chorus Communications to offer leading-edge voice, video, and messaging services to organizations nationwide through their network of agents.

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Topics: VoIP Reseller, Reseller

What are NAT and Firewall Traversals?

NAT and firewalls determine how Internet traffic is routed to your computers, phones and other devices. These technologies facilitate peer-to-peer filesharing, VoIP calling, and other Internet-based communications. In this blog, we'll cover what NAT and firewalls are, and how they can impact your daily Internet activities.

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Topics: routers, NAT, firewall, networking

Resell, Recycle, and Donate Old PBX Phone System Equipment

Hosted VoIP, when compared to an on-premise PBX phone system, reduces costs, requires less hardware, decreases service issues, and saves installation and maintenance time. If you've recently switched over to cloud VoIP from an on-premise system, you've made a good choice.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, hosted PBX, VoIP

New OnSIP Phone Reviews: VTech VSP600/601/608

We're happy to announce our latest phone reviews! The VTech VSP600 is a DECT base station that hosts phones such as the VSP601 cordless handset, and the unique VSP608 wireless deskset. We reviewed all three of these devices together in our latest review.

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Topics: DECT Phone, IP phone, VTech, phone review

What Are Call Detail Records (CDRs)?

A call detail record (CDR) provides information about calls made over a phone service. A CDR report can offer businesses exact answers about where, when, and how calls are made for reporting and billing purposes.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, hosted PBX, business voip

Stop Unwanted Calls: Block Inbound Numbers on Polycom Phones

With the rise of spam calling, US small businesses lose half a billion dollars a year handling unwanted calls. Futhermore, the federal government's Do Not Call Registry applies only to private citizens, not to businesses.

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Topics: Polycom, SMB Leadership, IP phone, phone number

SIP.js Update: Video Conferencing & Secure Calling Added

Our engineering team recently enabled the latest version of FreeSWITCH 1.6.14 for SIP.js. This update will help developers build real-time communications apps with expanded video and security capabilities.

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Topics: WebRTC, Business Technology, freeswitch, sip.js

New OnSIP Review: VTech VSP726 and VH6102

We're happy to announce our latest phone review for the VTech VSP726, along with the VH6102 cordless headset. The phone has a solid feature set for the price, and comes with local call recording. Here's an excerpt from the review:

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Topics: SMB Leadership, IP phone, VTech, VoIP, phone review