Update Personal Call Forwarding Preferences in the OnSIP App

Ever wanted to forward your work calls to your cell phone when you travel for a conference? We just made that super easy in the OnSIP app. This blog is for OnSIP customers who want to let individual users set their personal call forwarding preferences without any further assistance from the admin user, once the calling destinations are added to the Admin Portal.

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Topics: Blog, Business Technology, onsip_app, feature

Access Cloud Phone System Features with a Twilio Phone Number

You may already be familiar with Twilio - the cloud service that allows app developers to make and receive phone calls and text messages through its web service APIs. Simple use cases include automated authentication requests and service alerts, though Twilio's flexibility enables far more complex applications.

What you may not be aware of, is that Twilio and OnSIP resources can work together to introduce well-polished cloud phone system features to a Twilio phone application with hardly programming at all. This is possible through our Inbound Bridge feature, which incorporates third party phone numbers (including international numbers) as if they were first party extensions.

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Topics: Business Technology, howto, cloud phone system, twilio

5 Business VoIP Cordless Phone Options and Pricing

While some people sit at their desks for most of the day, others are constantly on the move. If you’re someone who needs a business phone that can keep up with your job, we recommend investing in a DECT phone, or cordless phone, so you can make and receive calls at your convenience.

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Topics: Blog, DECT Phone, Business Technology, IP phone, phone review

New OnSIP Phone Review: VTech ErisTerminal® VSP715

We're excited to reveal the newest phone review for the VTech VSP715 deskphone. This entry-level phone offers basic calling functionality for the office user. Here's a look at the review:

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Topics: Business Technology, IP phone, VTech, VoIP, phone review

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.

Here's an excerpt from our review:

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

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

Phone Registration Not Working? Try These Tips.

If you're going through phone trouble, there's almost always a way to fix it. Business VoIP desk phones, unlike most things in life, come with a reset option. You can solve just most phone registration issues by resetting your phone and re-registering it with your cloud phone system.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, Business Technology, IP phone, cloud phone system

New OnSIP Phone Review: HTek UC924

We're happy to announce our latest phone review for the HTek UC924. The 924 is a color enterprise IP phone that can host up to 4 SIP accounts. Here's an excerpt from the review:

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

4 Impressive Business VoIP Phones from 2016 [Free Guide]

Every year, business phone manufacturers release new models and firmware with the latest designs, features, and capabilities. In 2016, we saw several impressive IP phones enter the market. These phones featured shiny touchscreens, more customizable keys, HD voice and video codec support, and more.

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Topics: DECT Phone, Desk Phone, Business Technology, IP phone, IP phones,, phone review, Softphone