The Definition of Broadband is a Moving Target: We Must Lead.

A small maine town in need of a better broadband connection.

Broadband is a very hot topic in Maine these days. It seems that society has finally decided that it’s time to make sure everyone is connected, in much the same way that rural electrification and universal telephone service were priorities of the past.  Broadband is even talked about in the same context as infrastructure such as roads and public water or sewer systems. The problem is that with broadband, we are aiming at a moving… Read more »

Cloud Faxing: Is it the right choice for your business?

We are all familiar with VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol telephone service. Now cloud faxing or Internet Fax has come to the forefront. Unlike traditional faxing, there are no fax machines and much less paper Involved. In fact, with an Internet connection and a computer or just about any mobile device, cloud faxing can be an exciting new tool for your business.  Considering cloud faxing? Here are some considerations to help you choose a service:… Read more »

VoIP Phone Networking — Avoid the Traffic Jam

Did you ever find yourself sitting in bumper to bumper traffic wondering what the person who designed it was thinking?  There are vehicles crawling as far as the eye can see in every direction, and there’s no visible cause — no road work, no accident, nothing!  Did anyone think about volume, growth, connectors, rush hour potential, or other hazards that could cause such a traffic jam? This is the role of effective VoIP phone networking…. Read more »

IP PBX: Premise-Based or Cloud Hosted IP PBX?

When considering an IP PBX phone solution, there are two types of systems; premise-based and cloud Hosted IP PBX. Thanks to advances in technology, IP PBX Phone Systems have become the industry standard for businesses of every size, offering incredible versatility and functionality to suit just about every conceivable business need from telecommuting to call center applications. A premise-based, or IP PBX phone system houses the hardware appliance at your site in your server closet… Read more »

Key Considerations for Evaluating Hosted Phone Systems

Hosted phone systems are swiftly becoming the industry standard in businesses of all sizes.  Whether a business is seeking efficient connectivity between multiple sites, simplification or elimination of on-site equipment, or the functionality for auto-attendant and call center capabilities; hosted phones will provide the solution. In many cases, the use of hosted phone systems can also save money over time since there is no on-site switching equipment to be maintained and upgraded as a business… Read more »