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VoIP vs. Landline Phone Systems: What’s the Difference?

Posted on: January 12, 2018

If you have just started a business or are looking to enhance the productivity at your existing company, one of the first things you need to address is your communication system. Efficient communication is crucial in not only building client relationships, but also for making sure your employees are able to correspond as effectively as possible.

With so much technology available today, it can sometimes be confusing to know which system is best for your business—whether it’s small, medium-sized, or an enterprise. Traditional landline phones are a dependable option, but they also entail a lot of inconveniences and unnecessary expenses. For example, with a landline, you’re likely to accrue charges from long-distance calls. As a result, your opportunities to connect with potential clients or communicate with your company’s other satellite offices are limited—unless you want to pay the cost. However, when you switch to VoIP, you can enjoy added benefits without the high price tag.

To learn more about VoIP systems or schedule cloud-based phone installation at your business in the DC metro area, contact us online today!

How Does VoIP Work?

VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) systems, or cloud-based phones, operate over your existing IP data network. By carrying out calls over the Internet, you have more capabilities and increased versatility in your communication methods. Instead of being limited to basic phone calls at your desk, you can hold meetings with multiple offices or connect from a remote location on your cell phone.

As an added bonus, investing in a VoIP provider now will save you money in long run. At ComTech Cloud, we charge a low monthly rate per user instead of charging per call. This enables you to communicate more often, more efficiently, and in more dynamic ways than you could with a landline.

Why VoIP Is Better than Landline

Landline phones are often regarded as a “tried and true” option for businesses because they have been in use for so long and are connected by physical wires instead of relying on a network connection. However, if any of these wires are out of place or dysfunctional, you’ve got a tangled mess on your hands. Also, since landline phones require so many pieces of equipment to operate, they take up a significant amount of space in your office.

VoIP systems, on the other hand, take up less space, save money, and offer a lot of advanced features. These include:

  • Unified voicemail and fax messaging
  • E911
  • Softphones or “App”
  • Caller ID
  • Voicemail
  • Call forwarding
  • Auto attendant
  • Voice to email

Plus, when you choose ComTech Cloud as your VoIP service provider, you’ll get personal service that you can’t get from big name companies. We promise white glove service to our customers, meaning we offer phone installation, training sessions, and equipment maintenance to any business that chooses us as their VoIP provider.

Schedule VoIP Installation in MD, DC & Northern VA with ComTech Cloud

As you can see, landlines are now a way of the past, and VoIP is the future of office communication. With ComTech Cloud, you’ll get the features and service you expect and deserve, and you’ll see a vast improvement in your company’s productivity and overall success.

Our Core Values

At ComTech Cloud, we take pride in incorporating the following into everything we do:

  • Clear communication. We put our customers before all else and aim to build relationships through strong communication skills. That way, we know when you are happy.
  • Superior technical understanding. It is important to us that we excel in providing the products and services you need.
  • Adaptability. We understand the world of technology is always changing. It is our goal as a company to learn and grow with new developments in the industry.
  • Problem prevention. We analyze issues in all areas of our field and consistently come up with alternatives to find the best solutions for both the long- and short-term goals of our customers.
  • Accountability. We take responsibility for our work and aim to continually improve as a company.

To set up a consultation or schedule commercial phone installation for your business in the DC metro area, contact us online today!

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