Android users get WhatsApp voice calling

Android users get WhatsApp voice calling

WhatsApp fans rejoice – the instant messaging giant has finally released a long-awaited update that enables free internet-based calls, powered by the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platform. At least, it does for Android users – following a slow invite-only release program, the update is now available to all WhatsApp users on Android devices.

Why VoIP is better for your business

Why VoIP is better for your business

The telephone is an essential part of the communications toolkit in any business; it’s been used for over a century for good reason. But in today’s business world, the costs of traditional phone systems can drag down your company. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an alternative? Well, there is.

Prepare VoIP for the holidays

Prepare VoIP for the holidays

December is one of the busiest months for many businesses, especially those in the service industry. Because of this, you will likely see an increase in call volume and you need to make sure that your VoIP systems are ready to cope with this boost. To ensure that your calls sound clear you might want to follow these useful VoIP system tips.

Cutting the landline – good idea?

Cutting the landline – good idea?

The cell phone and tablets are quickly becoming the primary communication device for many individuals at home. In fact, in 2013 it was estimated that 2/5 households in the US use only mobile devices for calls. Cutting the landline is becomingly increasingly popular, and some business owners are considering switching over to a mobile only system entirely.

Common VoIP issues to be aware of

Common VoIP issues to be aware of

As with any technological systems, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) can offer businesses some intriguing benefits, including decreased costs and easier management. Because of these advantages, many businesses have already switched over. For those who are considering making the move, there are a few points you should be aware of first.

VoIP: Yes or no?

VoIP: Yes or no?

It’s safe to say that businesses today are concerned with efficiency and performance, as well as making and saving money. To that end, Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) is clearly and rapidly becoming one of the most popular go-to solutions. This system moves phone communications onto your network connection to help increase productivity and minimize communication costs.

VoIP on-the-go

VoIP on-the-go

Implementation of a VoIP solution can offer businesses many tangible benefits. However, without proper management and IT support for VoIP solutions, you could see a negative impact on your productivity. You may experience limited communication from both customers and employees, especially when it comes to mobile or remote workers.