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IP Office Phone Systems - Before You Buy Voice over IP office phone systems have made doing business much easier as compared to traditional analog phone systems. IP systems are more flexible, offer more options, and are much cheaper to operate than traditional phone systems are. Here's what to look for with potential IP office phone systems' vendors before you buy: Inexpensive The voice over IP office phone you choose should be much more inexpensive for you than a traditional phone service. In most cases, your long distance calls should be "free" (included with your monthly fee). So, too, should be most "extra" features like call forwarding, call waiting, caller ID, and conference calling. Many included basic features With analog telephones, extra features mean extra cost. Not so with most IP office phone systems. With IP phone systems, most of the features can be built right into the system, at no extra cost to you. Access to voicemail (sometimes available via e-mail as well, depending on the service), conference calling, and call forwarding, for example, should all be features that are included with your service at nominal cost, or as part of your monthly service at no extra charge. If a provider should try to charge extra for basic features like call waiting, caller ID, call forwarding, or conference calling, look elsewhere. Great sound quality It's no longer true that IP office phones leave something to be desired when it comes to sound quality. These phone systems convert "voice" into data, for fast, efficient, crystal-clear connections. In many cases, these phone systems have better sound quality and connectivity than analog systems do. Although analog systems' vendors may try to tell you that analog connectivity is better, this is generally not true. You're going to do better with IP systems both in terms of sound quality and in terms of price and features offered. Great competition IP office systems companies are competing for your business. That means cost savings for you. Although IP phone plans are available through just about everyone, including your cable provider, for example, check to see which companies do business in your area. Chances are, you can get a lower price than your current cable provider could offer, and in some cases with more features included in a "basic" system. The ability to use legacy phone equipment Any IP phones company you choose should be able to set up your system using your own legacy (traditional) phone equipment. Today's Internet connectivity for phone use happens through a router, meaning that you don't have to use headphones and a direct connection to your computer. Use your legacy phone equipment, and save money. Flexibility Probably the best thing about IP phone service is that you can be extremely flexible. Expand as your business grows, at little to no extra cost to you -- and with much less hassle than would be had with analog phone systems. In fact, you can manage most additions and changes through an easy to use Web interface on your own after initial setup. Click Here for Free VOIP Web Conference System
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