Rachel Greenberg's blog

The History of VoIP

Many eons ago, when neon pants were popular and Will Smith was still the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, VoIP software was introduced to the brave new world of 1995.

The Near Future of Telecom Legislation

Recently, an article in The Business Journal reported that in Colorado, lawmakers have decided to slow down progress being made to change legislati

Location Matters with Hosted VoIP Providers

That old saying, 'It's all about location', is true for a lot of things in life. VoIP telecommunication systems are no exception to the rule. Location plays an important role in how fast signals travel from point A to point B.

Use SIP to Pave the Way for Your Hosted PBX Future

Hosted PBX is your phone system in the cloud. For many businesses that require a no-hassle phone system with all the fundamental features, Hosted PBX is an easy decision. This will only become more so over the next few years as the old-style PSTN (public switched telephone network) finally fades away for good.

Hosted PBX uses internet technologies like SIP (session initiation protocol) to transport and terminate your voice calls. SIP is vastly more efficient and less expensive to use than older voice technologies like PRI. Depending on your current situation, you can save up to 50% on your current phone company line charges when you switch to SIP Trunking.

Avoiding the Landline Apocalypse- Why Everyone Should Make the Switch to Internet-Based Telecom Solutions

Do you have a landline? If so, you’re the proud owner of a dying technology.

VoIP for Remote Employees: Why Yahoo! and Everyone Else Should Reconsider their Remote Employee Policy

Yahoo! has recently summoned all of their remote workers to return to the traditional in house office format by June 1st, and this move has caused quite the controversy

The Benefits of Becoming a VoIP Reseller

As Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) continues to gain popularity among residential and business customers, many people have started to see the appeal of becoming a VoIP reseller.

5 Ways the President Could Use VoIP

The president certainly has different calling needs than the average person, but there’s no reason VoIP couldn’t be a great service for the president, just like anyone else.

The FCC's New Regulations and Your VoIP Service

Traditional telephone service providers AT&T and Verizon feel that increased regulation by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) services is inevitable, but the amount of control they would like to see the FCC have is up for discussion.

Big Developments for Skype and Microsoft

This has been a big week for Skype. According to press releases, Skype, one of the most popular VoIP services out there (especially for PC-to-PC calling), has officially been brought on as a replacement for the old Microsoft messenger.