TheDigestBlogs Blogs

The Advantage of a VoIP System in Your Home Business

When you run your business out of your home, you face a particular set of challenges. Not only do you generally have limited funds, but you face the stigma of a less-than-professional appearance.

Send Your Love Internationally This Valentine’s Day

As the shops begin to fill up with Cupids, boxes of chocolates, and heart shaped candies, it’s a bold pink and red reminder that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. As flirty and lovey as Valentine’s Day may be, it can be a real drag if you’re in a long distance relationship.

Your VoIP = Your Mobile Office Assistant

If you work from home, or from an irregular office-base, then you most likely already own a computer or laptop. The only extra hardware expense that setting up VoIP will entail is the purchase of a headset with integral microphone. It is recommended to get a good quality headset as customers may find it exceedingly off-putting to constantly lose connection, suffer from the conversation fading in and out or be subject to crackling static while going over business details. With a good headset the sound reproduction can be crystal clear, especially when coupled with a noise-reducing microphone that prevents outside noises from distracting you from what you are saying.

Rapid Growth in Telecom & VoIP Employment Opportunities

U.S. Department of Labor forecasts show that the second fastest growing occupation through 2014 is that of Network Systems and Data Communication Analysts. Jobs in this category are expected to increase by 55% compared to the employment level last year.

Ranked 5th in this time horizon were jobs for Computer Software Engineers-Applications, which are seen as growing by 48%. Ranked 8th, 11th and 12th, respectively, are Computer Software Engineers-Systems Software, Network and Computer Systems Administrators and Data Base Administrators.

5 VoIP Features That You May Not Be Using

VoIP is the newest way for your business to communicate and send and receive messages. Transmitting over the Internet allows you to share data at greater speeds for lowers costs, and will keep your business progressing with the latest software and apps available.

AT&T announces total shift to digital

There is a major shift on the horizon that could mean big things for digital technology and the world of telecom. AT&T announced it will be investing $14 billion over the next three years to move away from its traditional copper network to a fully digital network instead.

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.

Google Talk, Twitter, and Azure Outages: Bad news comes in threes?

Earlier today Google Talk, Twitter, and Microsoft's Windows Azure all experienced outages of a few hours. All services are up and running smoothly now, but a large amount of users were affected by each service outage.

Internet Access, Freedom of Speech, and VoIP: VoIP Calls Banned Where Internet Censorship Thrives

The UN's Human Rights Council (HRC) was very busy yesterday, dealing with 12 resolutions related to the "promotion and protection of all human rights." One of the resolutions, sandwiched between some seriously weighty issues such as human trafficking, conscientious objection, and violence against

Mobile Service Provider SK Telecom Provides Faster Cellphone Service with World's First Multicarrier LTE Network

Last week, SK Telecom was in the news for its role in regulatory decisions against the phenomenally popular mobile VoIP app KakaoTalk.