Reuben Yonatan : Business VoIP
Reuben Yonatan
CEO - GetVoIP, addressing all topics of the VoIP industry.
| Business VoIP is a blog covering the business aspects of VoIP, deployment issues with VoIP, and other various elements revolving around VoIP in the business arena.

How Nordstrom Has Adopted The Latest Technology

For about two decades we have heard about the death of brick-and-mortar at the hands of technology like the Internet but Nordstrom’s...

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Will Carriers Ever Be Able to Make Money from OTT Players?

During a press interview last month a reporter asked me this question: “Will carriers ever be able to make money from...

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HP Proves That Samsung, Apple and Google Will Win in Hardware

At one point in time HP had the best combination of mobile devices anywhere. They owned their own line of PDAs and...

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1K of Space

A Brand is a 1K memory slot in a brain. It is the accumulation of everything they know, heard, experienced, think about...

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Logitech H650e Headset Review

The Logitech USB Headset 650e "corded" stereo headset is the sister to the H820e "wireless" headset I recently reviewed. Both models target...

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Bringing customers closer: Six degrees of mobile data plan innovation

By Rich Crowe, Marketing Director, Alcatel-Lucent IP Platforms

We’ve all heard about the dramatic rise of mobile data traffic, spurred on by expanding 3G and LTE networks, smart device use, compelling apps and mobile video consumption. We know that mobile network operators face shrinking voice and messaging revenues and growing competition from over-the-top (OTT) providers. Operators know the pressure is on. Can they transform network investment and data traffic demand into data revenue growth? Where will this growth come from?

In this eight-part blog series, Alcatel-Lucent’s Rich Crowe answers these questions by presenting six degrees of mobile data plan innovation that can help operators build closer relationships with customers and grow data revenues.

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New China-based Asterisk Player Coming to Town

HK Houyuan Technology Co. Ltd, a 3-year old company based in China has a line of Asterisk IP-PBXs with the super creative...

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Small Business VoIP Start-Up Guide

October 18, 2012

More businesses are leaving conventional landlines behind and getting onto Voice over IP phone systems, and considering the level of attraction for various reasons, this isn't all that surprising. Fortunately, business VoIP providers and IP telephony as a whole are improving daily, moving closer towards implementation that addresses all issues and covers all bases. The following guide is in an effort to go over some of the pros and cons of VoIP, helping small businesses commit to something they would benefit from, or perhaps shy away from a technology that is neither feasible nor applicable.

​Making VoIP Work

​There are two ways of powering your VoIP service, and that's cloud hosted service or self-hosted service.

Is a Virtual Number the Same Thing as a Virtual Extension?

September 23, 2012

Do “virtual number” and “virtual extension” mean the same thing? The simple answer is yes. The main difference between the two is the context in which they are used.

“Virtual,” in the context of VoIP Service, means that the call is forwarded to another telephone.

Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a VoIP Provider for Your SMB

September 11, 2012

Which VoIP provider is best for your business? No exact list of questions can cover everything you need to ask before selecting a phone provider. Consider GetVoIP as a companion for head to head independent comparisons of different VoIP providers.

Who Do You Call, and Who Calls You?
Take a look at your phone bill for the last few months to get an idea of how many minutes your use in a month. It will give you a good idea of whether you’re better off with a metered or unlimited plan.

How Business VoIP Services Increase Productivity

September 7, 2012

It is more important than ever to be connected to the office. In the past, this has meant an assortment of gadgets, and too often, an improper balance of home and office life. Business VoIP services allow you to get work done more efficiently by managing the most important resource you have: your own time and attention. The exciting new features of Voice over Internet Protocol for business allow you to digitize, customize, and optimize your telephony experience.