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The VoIP Report Weekly Round Up – August 5, 2016
August 5th, 2016

The VoIP Report Weekly Round Up – August 5, 2016

This week at The VoIP Report we reflected on a Washington Post piece, “At Schools with Sub-Par Internet, Kids Face a Poor Connection with Modern Life,” spotlighting one of the eight percent of Alabama...

Summary

This week at The VoIP Report we reflected on a Washington Post piece, “At Schools with Sub-Par Internet, Kids Face a Poor Connection with Modern Life,” spotlighting one of the eight percent of Alabama schools without high-speed internet service. The author follows students to see firsthand what education is like without good internet connectivity and service.

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Rural Education’s Digital Disadvantage

Steps are being taken to counter the rural-urban digital gap. Communications director for the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association, Wendy Mann, describes how small, rural telecom companies have stepped in to “connect the school, the library, and your home.” These same companies also purchase computers in bulk and sell them to cash-strapped rural schools at discounted rates.

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Phone System Buying Guide: Hotel Edition

A unbiased, comprehensive guide for executives researching hospitality industry VoIP phone systems.

By enabling hotels to provide an efficient, customer-focused service, VoIP communication capabilities drive repeat business and revenue growth.

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5 Reasons UC is Good for Small Businesses

Unified Communication (UC) systems allow seamless integration of every communication tool utilized by a business. According to Transparency Market Research, UC system sales will rise to a $61.9 billion business by 2018.

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Migrate Your Call Center to the Cloud

Research conducted by Evolve IP found that 70 percent of call centers utilizing in-house equipment are looking to move to a hosted call center platform.

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Get Your Employees to Adopt New Technology

Implementing new technology in your business can make processes more efficient and employees more productive. However, getting employees to comply can be a challenge. Here’s a strategy to encourage employees to adopt new technology.

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Transitioning to a Unified Communications System

These systems work by putting every communication system a business employs — from email to voice conferencing — into one platform. Additionally, these platforms are stored in the cloud, reducing costs and eliminating the need for expensive equipment.

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Final Thoughts

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.


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