How Broadband Internet Improves Quality of Life

People are using broadband all across the world.

Broadband Internet access is becoming more and more important to the lives of people all over the world.  As of August, 2015 there were over 3,179,035,200 Internet users in 190 countries accessing the world wide web for a number of reasons, providing entertainment, communication, access to vital services, and education for users everywhere.  The Internet’s increasing importance in our daily lives has led many to believe that Broadband Internet is a utility as vital to public… Read more »

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 »