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

After Hours Voicemail and Auto Attendant Greetings

Most businesses will automatically play a recording if you try to call their office when they are closed. An after hours announcement is a professional way to notify callers of important details, rather than making them wait for the call to failover to a voicemail box or other destination.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, hostedPBX, greeting script

Cloud Phone System for Commercial Real Estate: Case Study

In 2011, Bill Vogel, the Principal & Managing Broker of Third Coast Commercial Real Estate, found that his firm was outgrowing the TalkSwitch IP-PBX phone system it was using. His growing real estate business was in need of more advanced functionality than the on-site phone system could offer. He began his search for a replacement.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, Office Management

What Is Power over Ethernet (PoE)?

Power over Ethernet is a feature that can streamline setup and decrease the cost of equipment you need to buy for IP-enabled endpoints, such as VoIP phones, cameras, and other devices that transfer data via Ethernet cables.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, IP phones,, VoIP, power over ethernet

Voice and Video Calling: Consumer vs Business VoIP

Nowadays, people have so many options for real-time communications over the Internet. Voice and video calling are offered in a variety of forms, including in standalone apps, embedded media, and IP-based communication services.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, business voip, skype, google, consumer voip

How Do I Test My Internet Speed for VoIP?

A key factor of VoIP call quality is your Internet speed. Low speeds can degrade calls, causing breaks, delays, and dropped connections. A simple VoIP quality test can assess your office Internet speed, along with your general preparedness for VoIP.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, routers, modems, voip test, ISP

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

Best Business VoIP Routers: The Features and Prices You Need

Most consumer routers aren't built to accommodate business VoIP traffic right out of the box. These routers lack the proper features, or are inadequately configured, to prioritize and protect VoIP traffic.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, business voip, routers

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

OnSIP: A Phone System for Slack Customers

Slack is a team communications tool popular among small and medium-sized businesses and organizations. It’s the place “where work happens - whatever work means for you." We integrated Slack into our cloud phone system, because its speed, ease, and efficiency works well with our goal of helping modern organizations collaborate with each other and connect with customers while saving time and money.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, onsip_app, integrations, slack