It’s a secret to no one that MeloTel has long championed the use of VoIP telephony by small and medium-sized business owners. By speaking over the cloud, you afford yourself many new benefits that were unheard of when there was no other calling option than traditional landline telephones. Of course, there are still many businesses across North America that continue to use the age-old technology. And, as a result, they’re missing out on a number of benefits.
Are you still sticking with your landline telephones? If so, you’re enduring several disadvantages. Here are just three:
With landlines, long distance charges are inevitable. This is especially true for businesses that work with clients and/or other businesses in areas located great distances away. With VoIP technology, your phone uses the internet instead of a standard phone line. Therefore, long distance calls can more easily be compared to emails than they can traditional phone calls. Long story short: it’s cheaper to use VoIP since there are no long distance charges.
In fact, with MeloTel’s cloud-hosted Commercial Phone Services, you can enjoy unlimited calling to more than 22 countries! In addition to being able to significantly grow your customer base, such advances in technology enable you to expand how far both you and your employees can run your business. With VoIP phones, your workers can set up in remote locations and still use your business phone number to reach their customers. All they need is their own extension!
This may not sound like a big deal at first. After all, you’re likely quite used to working in your office considering that that is exactly what it was designed for. But when you use VoIP instead of a landline, you can take your office on the road with you…so to speak. MeloTel’s Single Number Reach feature lets you forward your business number to up to five different devices of your choice.
That way, when the number is called, all five phones will ring at the same time! VoIP technology makes it practically impossible to ever miss another important call again. Wherever you go, your business phone goes with you. Landlines, on the other hand, are quite restrictive.
“Landlines typically do not offer much mobility,” agrees Peter Anderson on eHow’s U.K. website, “Even when a cordless-type landline is being used, the user typically cannot stray more than a couple hundred yards from the phone’s base, leading to a loss of convenience.”
When the phone lines go down in your area due to inclement weather, your business contemporaries who are using VoIP telephones experience no interruptions. VoIP users find that, because internet connections and phone lines are two separate entities, they enjoy crystal clear calling without their formerly-commonplace service interruptions.
“All across the country, highways and landscapes are traced by large telephone poles which carry the lines,” Anderson reminds us, “These lines are the arteries of landlines, and are susceptible to severance in bad weather conditions. If one telephone pole goes down—taking with it the wires—an entire community, neighbourhood or city could be affected.”
Start taking advantage of VoIP today! For more information about MeloTel’s VoIP-based Commercial Phone Services and the innovative Single Number Reach feature, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 1-888-MELOTEL or use the Live Chat feature on our website!
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