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Which Business Phone System?

Many businesses use an office move as an opportunity to change their business phones to bring them up-to-date with the latest technology advances in order to improve efficiency.

Business phones are the lifeblood of any company, because they are often the main means of communication between staff and clients, so careful thought needs to be given when choosing a new business phone system. To help you establish the right business phone for your new office, always take advice from an IT & Telecoms Company as they have the relevant expertise to review your current and future business objectives and help you choose a business phone system that is well-suited to your unique requirements.

Here are a few things you should consider to help you identify a phone system specification:

Research telecom service providers
Are you on the most competitive tariff in terms of cost and service standard? If not, the office move is an ideal time to review whether you can switch telecom providers.

How name phone lines are required?
Take a tour of your new office with an IT & Telecoms Company and establish how many phone lines you need and whether they are located in the right place. Most of the time, phone lines will need to be moved to accommodate your office space plan.

How many Handsets
How many employees need their handsets? Can they share if they are out of the office a lot? Consider ordering more to accommodate more staff as your business grows.

VoIP & Wireless
Consider advancing technologies such as internet calls, VoIP and wireless/mobile communications to improve overall efficiency.

Overseas Calls
Does your business need to make lots of international calls? If so, you need to make sure you are on the right tariff.

Incoming / Outgoing Calculation
Your Telecoms provider can arrange for a "stress test" of your phone lines to assess how many phone calls are lost or dropped because of not enough phone lines.

Choosing a business phone system can be a complicated and time-consuming task, but an IT & Telecoms Company can guide you through the process and ensure you are on the most cost-effective tariff.

Use the IT & Telecoms Checklist to help you choose the right business phone system.

 

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