How To: Make Phone Calls Without a Phone

  Did you know that you can have phone service without a phone?   How?'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 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: 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. "'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's Poway offices.[/caption] Customer Advocates for Animal Rights (AFAR) came to through our affiliation with, 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 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, 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, we love our Channel Partner Program (CPP). It allows businesses that would benefit from bundling with their own services to offer their clients superior VoIP phone service! While provides software tools, training and support for CPP Agents, the agents work one-on-one with their own clients to... Read More

Port Your Google Voice Number to Today!

The free Google Voice service has been around for several years now, but its days may be numbered. Google is opting to discontinue support for third party services, migrating it into their Google Hangouts platform. For those of you currently using Google Voice who are concerned about losing your number and... Read More

GreenFire Energy Makes the Switch to

GreenFire Energy is a small but growing renewable energy firm located in Salt Lake City, Los Angeles and the San Francisco bay area. Founded in 2010, GreenFire has worked to develop breakthrough CO2-based geothermal energy systems that produce clean, sustainable energy. They recently made the switch to and co-founder Randy... Read More University – How to Order a Phone/Adapter

In addition to virtual number services, also offers several IP phones and ATA adapters that allow you to place and receive VoIP calls with an internet connection. There are several benefits to ordering a device directly from us, including: 30-day warranty on all devices. Pre-configured devices for instant setup... Read More

VoiceMail Transcription Saves The Day

If it wasn’t for’s VoiceMail transcription service, my entire checking account could have been emptied out. It seems that some credit card bandits used my Visa debit card to charge 76 cents from a place in Kansas. I can only guess where they got the number from, but I... Read More