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Origins of Telecom – Clandestine Communications

Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention. In the case of organized crime, the need to stay under the radar of authorities required finesse and innovation. Meanwhile, crime fighters have an ever-present need to catch bad guys and provide … Continue reading

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How to Set Up an Informational Help Line

Our virtual numbers are both affordable and offered on a month-to-month basis with no contracts, making it quick and easy to set up informational help lines as needed — even for temporary projects. Continue reading

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Cross Border Business – How to Set Up Call Forwarding Numbers for Mexico-USA Phone Calls

You can also configure your Mexico call forwarding number to ring to specific extensions or to different phone numbers in a specific order. Continue reading

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How to Set Up International Communications for a Remote Branch Office

Our international call forwarding rates are extremely competitive, and all calls are carried over modern PSTN telecommunications networks for the highest audio quality available.  Continue reading

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How to Set Up International Audio Conference Calling for Branch Offices

Since our service is a pay-as-you-go audio conferencing plan, you can hold global conference calls with your branch offices according to a schedule of your own design. Continue reading

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How to Get a Virtual Number for Canada that Rings to a Phone in the United States

Here’s how to set up a virtual number for Canada so that it rings to a phone in the United States. Continue reading

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How to Collaborate Face-to-Face with a Distributed Team of 4 to 10

For face-to-face team meetings, an all-in-one video conferencing solution that runs in a web browser is ideal. Continue reading

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How to Host a Large Event Audio Conference

As with any large event, working out the details and advanced planning are crucial to the success of your audio conference. Continue reading

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How to Set Up International Call Forwarding Hunt Groups

Using sequential ringing to create a global, virtual hunt group is an effective way to deliver a superior experience to your international callers. It’s also easy to change as needed. Continue reading

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Origins of Telecommunications – Pioneers of Teleconferencing

We owe a debt of gratitude to the visionaries who pioneered teleconferencing technologies. Continue reading

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How to Divert International Phone Calls to the Correct Department with Global Call Forwarding Numbers

We recommend keeping your system simple, without too many levels of prompts to avoid frustrating your callers. Continue reading

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How to Host a US Canada Cross Border Conference Call

Conference calls can be held at a moment’s notice with no reservations required. Continue reading

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How To Conduct Face-to-Face Interviews via Video Conferencing

Conducting interviews in a video conference call isn’t difficult, especially when you have the right conferencing tools at your disposal. Continue reading

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Origins of Telecom | Telephones Through Time

In just a matter of years, we’ve seen telephones change from cordless landlines and flip phones to powerful smartphones. Though innovations are fast and furious right now, telephones took their time as they evolved since the days of Alexandar Graham … Continue reading

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How to Connect an Outside Attendee into a Global Conference Call

Connecting attendees as needed — It’s often desirable to connect an expert, speaker, or individual as needed. Continue reading

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How to Host a Multi-Country Conference Call      

First, you’ll need to know which countries your attendees will be calling from so that you can select the most appropriate international conferencing plan for the call. Continue reading

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Origins of Telecommunications – The Telegraph vs the Smartphone: Two Devices that Changed Communications

While the smartphone has certainly changed how we communicate with others, the telegraph had a similar effect. Continue reading

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How to Have a Virtual Number Forward Calls to Different Numbers Based On Time of Day

Time of day call forwarding is a standard advanced feature on all of our pay-as-you-go plans including local, toll free, and international call forwarding. Continue reading

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Origins of Telecommunications | Harnessing the Power of Light to Communicate with Fiber Optics

With a laser, amplified light is created in an energized medium by reflecting light back and forth. Continue reading

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