Why Entrepreneurs Should Consider Hosted Voice Over IP for Their Startup

If your business is just starting out, it will be important to ensure that you stay connected with customers while avoiding outrageous costs. Needless to say, this might rule out a few resources, but that doesn’t mean that the quality of your telecommunication service has to suffer. For startups and young businesses, Hosted VoIP can be a cost effective option that provides all of the advantages of a much more expensive solution. How does it Work? Hosted voice over IP (VoiP) turns voice … [Read more...]

Are Education Institutions Making the Best of VoIP Phone Capabilities?

Educational institutions are one of many types of organizations that can benefit greatly from VoIP phone capabilities and technology. Some schools are taking great advantage of these benefits, allowing others to follow their lead. In two case studies discussed below, two schools saved a great deal of money by implementing VoIP which was then able to be routed back into the school’s programs, scholarships, and infrastructure. Case Study 1: University of Pennsylvania Overview: The University … [Read more...]

What is VoIP: A Guide for Educational Services

Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, technology is quickly becoming the norm wherever major telecommunication networks are needed. The benefits to all types of business are enormous – call routing, distribution, and statistics are easily available with the same high-quality sound that modern telephones offer, at a far lower cost. Understanding VoIP Technology Traditional phone systems, called Private Branch Exchanges (PBXs), required all businesses or educational institutions to invest in … [Read more...]

Measures of Student Retention: Using a Virtual Line

The Problem Although high school dropout rates have decreased over the last decade, the chances of a dropout earning a living wage are decreasing even more rapidly.  Additionally, this social epidemic has shown to perpetuate poverty, not just for the individual, but for families and communities as a whole.  There is a heavy burden on the school systems to try and rectify these unfortunate statistics, and by and large, the educational sector is stepping up to the plate. A proposed plan by the … [Read more...]