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Need a VoIP Partner? Reseller vs. Wholesaler

Do you need a VoIP partner because you are thinking of starting to offer VoIP services to your existing client base? Or are you tired of working with an unreliable VoIP partner? Becoming a VoIP Reseller or VoIP Wholesaler is an exciting step for any business. Changing your current partner might seem less exciting. Choosing the right company in both instances can be daunting. Anecdotal evidence suggests that more and more South Africans are marrying later in life.  Being far [...]

Mar 6th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Grandstream now stocked by Switch Telecom

Grandstream’s advanced line of IP phones, voice conferencing solutions, and analogue telephone adapters (ATAs) will now be available to purchase from Switch Telecom. Switch Telecom's clients and resellers will now have access to the latest technologically advanced IP Telephony powered by Grandstream. Take advantage of our special launch prices on a number of the Grandstream cordless and desktop phones. You can also choose from a range of Reception and Executive desktop phones for your business. Most importantly, all IP devices [...]

Feb 19th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Your VoIP Service and the Festive Season

Your VoIP service is going to save you a lot of money during the festive season. Using your VoIP service to contact friends and family. Calling internationally can be cheaper than calling them on a local mobile number. (This obviously depends on the destination you’re calling). There are also numerous ways to stay connected to your customers without being tied to an office desk. This means you can relax and unwind with the knowledge that your customers can still get [...]

Dec 3rd, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Fibre and LTE Connectivity and your VoIP Solution

Technologies, such as VoIP, Fibre and LTE are changing the way South African's communicate.  In terms of fixed-line connectivity, Fibre is considered the latest and greatest. It uses Fibre optic cables which means it's very fast and much more stable. And because it doesn’t use traditional copper cables it's also theft and weather-proof. LTE can also have similar benefits depending on a number of factors. Large volumes of businesses and homeowners are changing from connectivity mediums such as ADSL and [...]

Sep 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

How to choose from the Best VoIP Providers in South Africa

With the ever-increasing cost of living and cost of doing business in South Africa, choosing to move to a VoIP Telephone system is a no brainer. However, picking the right VoIP provider for your needs is not always as easy as it may seem. So how do you narrow down your selection and choose the right provider? The following guidelines should enable you to select a VoIP provider who will meet your requirements: How to pick from the best VoIP [...]

Aug 21st, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

VoIP Security: Use a layered approach to ensure it

Nowadays the Private Security Industry in South Africa is thriving. Homeowners and Businesses alike are signing up for sophisticated systems to protect their assets.  Most people are taking a layered approach to their security, such as electric fences, CCTV solutions and armed response. Similarly to the Security Industry, the deployment of VoIP solutions has also greatly increased. Unfortunately, some of the key factors that make VoIP so attractive have also become it's Achilles heel. VoIP allows for flexibility and accessibility [...]

Jul 5th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

VoIP Applications – Getting it Right the First Time

Nail guns have replaced hammers overtime in the construction industry. They are powerful, easy to operate and boost productivity for nailing tasks. However, nail guns are a leading cause of injury among residential ‘carpenters’. They are responsible for an estimated 37,000 emergency room visits each year in the United States alone. Puncture wounds to the hands and fingers are most common. More serious injuries, such as a nail to the head, leg and thigh often occur. The Industrial and Construction [...]

Apr 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

VoIP Service Providers South Africa

The emergence of digital technologies such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has seen a decline in the utilisation of analogue technologies. This decline has also led to VoIP service providers in South Africa discovering innovative ways to scale and reduce costs. Most VoIP service providers in South Africa offer products and services which enhance productivity and efficiencies in the home and workplace. VoIP technology runs over IP and offers businesses the benefit of high-functionality and low-cost. VoIP also enables [...]

Mar 13th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Loadshedding and your VoIP Solution

It seems that load shedding isn’t going away any time soon.  So, what do you do when the power is out and you still need to make and receive calls? When electricity is load shed, many communication methods, such as the internet, computers, and telephones are left without power. Even though load shedding is taking place throughout South Africa your clients, friends and family might be on a different schedule. This means that you could be missing their calls. This [...]

Feb 14th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|