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How to Get SMS Text Messages Sent to Your Business Email Account

Like our other virtual phone numbers, SMS-enabled call forwarding numbers are available without a contract. Choose the monthly plan that’s right for you and let the texting begin. Continue reading

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When 3-Way Conferencing is Not Enough — How to Hold a 10-Way Conference Call with Global Participants

It’s important to note that while our rates are low, our service is phenomenal. This is NOT a cheap unreliable VOIP plan; it’s a PSTN global conference calling plan known for its quality and reliability. Continue reading

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How to Use Desktop Video Conferencing to Hold a Parent Support Group Board Meeting

Screen sharing allows you to share a PowerPoint presentation, your team’s new uniform design, or even YouTube videos. Continue reading

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How to Host a Press Conference Versus a Conference Call

Journalists are busy and have tight deadlines, making it important to adhere to your stated timeline. Continue reading

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How to Change a Global Virtual Number’s Destination Number

When you first order one of our global virtual phone numbers, you’re initially prompted to enter its destination number. Continue reading

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Origins of Telecommunications: The Role of Microwave Communications

In the telecommunications sector, microwave is used to transmit wireless and landline communications alike as well as Internet data. Continue reading

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How to Divert Calls from Africa to USA

We have global virtual numbers for many countries in Africa including South Africa, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Morocco, Egypt, and others. Continue reading

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Origins of Telecommunications – History of Telephone Operators

While the classic switchboard operator of the past became obsolete, live operator assistance is still available, albeit in a different form. Continue reading

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Origins of Telecom – Clandestine Communications

For example, burglars wouldn’t want to make unwanted noises that would draw attention to themselves, but they might need to signal their partners in crime. 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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