How to compute the TCO of a VoIP system

If you want to get the most value out of a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution, assess the actual cost of having one. There may be additional or hidden expenses that you might fail to consider, so analyze the total cost of ownership (TCO) to fully comprehend your telecommunications spend. TCO is the overall […]

How VoIP can help organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic

With COVID-19 now a full-blown pandemic, it’s increasingly important to stay up to date with the latest news and developments. The same applies to organizations worldwide — management and staff need to be able to communicate effectively to avoid misunderstandings that could prove fatal to operations in this time of crisis. Voice over Internet Protocol […]

The Latest VoIP Technologies – and How They Can Benefit Your Business

Everyone is talking about it. By it, I mean Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)—a popular, cheap and effective way to provide telephony to businesses. But you probably didn’t know that VoIP has been around since 1974, did you?

The very first type of VoIP call was known as Network Voice Protocol (NVP) and was made in August of 1974. From there it was turned into the technology we know and use today by a company called Vocaltec in 1995, and in 1998 the first PC to Phone calls began.