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Phone.com, Inc. Receives 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Phone.com, Inc. announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Phone.com as a recipient of a 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. “We are honored and proud of this recognition, and are thankful to TMC for their ongoing... Read More

Adjusting Your Phone System to Your Growing Business

  One of the hardest things in business is being able to plan for growth—to accurately gauge the resources you'll need in the coming months and years. If you're thinking about adding an office in another country, how do you know how much space to rent or how many people... Read More

Growing Your Tech Business Through Channel Partners

This post appeared first on TMCnet.     As of early 2016, small businesses (those with under 250 employees) employ more people in the United States than larger enterprises (56.1 million vs. 51.6 million). In fact, it’s estimated that more than half of all workers in the USA will be... Read More

Happy Holidays to our Phone.com Partners and Family

  We wish our Phone.com customers, partners and staff members a wonderful time with family and friends over the holidays. May your days be merry and bright, and we wish you a truly successful year in 2016.   Sincerely, The Phone.com Team Read More

How To: Make Phone Calls Without a Phone

  Did you know that you can have phone service without a phone?   How? Phone.com's Communicator software lets you receive and make calls from your computer, without a phone device! Learn more about Communicator features >   To use Communicator, complete the following three steps: Download and install the... Read More

More VoIP Features for Less

A recent article from Fit Small Business tags Phone.com as one of the best—and definitely the most reasonable—alternatives to all of those spendier VoIP phone services. For many good reasons. A few pointers from the article: Phone.com costs less per month than well-known VoIP providers like RingCentral—around 50 percent less! We're... Read More

GetVoIP and Joel Maloff: You Don’t Need an IT Person to Set Up Your VoIP

Our SVP of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships Joel Maloff may have a fancy title, but behind the scenes, we simply call him Mr. Awesome. You'll get the joke if you watch this ten-minute clip of his discussion with GetVoIP's Reuben Yonatan. For those who only have a couple minutes to spare, we've summarized... Read More

Hang Up! And Other Terms from Technologies Past

  In the era of VoIP phone service, the idea of adding a phone line seems dated. You're no longer connecting a wired cable; you're adding a virtual software service. Technology changes quickly but terminology tends to lag before slowly fading away. Even though we've used touch-tone phones for decades, we still talk about... Read More

Need for Scalability and Mobility Drives VoIP Adoption in 2015

Do your office phones run on a legacy PBX system that is on its last legs? Are you considering switching to Voice over IP? Turns out, you're not alone. More than 50 percent of business owners looking to switch to VoIP are doing so because they're seeing end-of-life system issues with their old... Read More

Reaching for VoIP: Grasping the Benefits, Avoiding the Obstacles

Voice Over IP is no longer the new kid on the block. Emerging in the seventies, coming of age in the eighties and nineties, VoIP has matured as a feature-rich, wallet-friendly alternative to the wired services that were the backbone of the businesses of our parents' and grandparents' generations. Old-fashioned phone service is... Read More

How Much Bandwidth Do I Need for VOIP?

As businesses and home users set aside traditional analog phone services, replacing them with Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP), one of the challenges becomes allocating the right amount of bandwidth to your Internet phone service. How much of your current bandwidth is needed for high-quality voice calls? This is a... Read More

The Robots are Coming! Video Conferencing in the Twenty-first Century

  As we move towards the year 2020, I'm wondering: Where are those time-saving robots that sci-fi writers and cartoonists promised us in the 1950s? Robots are running our production lines and powering our data centers, yet I'm still mowing the lawn and folding laundry! Isaac Asimov dreamed of a world... Read More

Streamline Communications with Our Killer Mobile App!

Defense consultant Edward Tj Gerety III communicates daily with clients and partners in the international community. A Co-Founder of Defensive Research, Gerety was looking for a business phone solution that would allow him to communicate efficiently wherever he found himself. "Phone.com's mobile app lets me communicate flawlessly with clients on all of my devices,"... Read More

AFAR: At the End of the Line for Animal Rights

[caption id="attachment_19184" align="alignright" width="250"] Customer Service pup Wino, enjoying the green grass at Phone.com's Poway offices.[/caption] Customer Advocates for Animal Rights (AFAR) came to Phone.com through our affiliation with Grassroots.org, a partnership that gives non-profits one year of free phone service. Based in Michigan, AFAR's goal is to advocate on animal-rights issues, educate the... Read More

Five Reasons Phone.com and Remote Work Go Hand In Hand

In the book Remote, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, founders of 37signals, present a compelling argument for allowing employees to work from home.  At the core of the discussion is giving your employees the flexibility to work wherever they feel is best. That could be home or a cabin in the mountains, or possibly... Read More

Cloud-based Unified Phone Systems On the Rise

A recent report from Infonetics Research shows that sales of unified communications, including cloud-based phone services like those offered by Phone.com, jumped 27 percent from the first quarter of 2013 to that of 2014. At the same time, worldwide sales of PBX systems and components fell by eight percent! The message is very... Read More

Extending Great VoIP Service Through Our Channel Partners

At Phone.com, we love our Channel Partner Program (CPP). It allows businesses that would benefit from bundling Phone.com with their own services to offer their clients superior VoIP phone service! While Phone.com provides software tools, training and support for CPP Agents, the agents work one-on-one with their own clients to... Read More