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The 4 Reasons your business can’t wait for VoIP

Businesses that encourage employees to communicate anytime, anywhere and from any device are winning in today’s economy. While many business owners are too busy running a company to notice, it’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) that enables these anytime-anywhere capabilities. This helps business save money and time.

In fact, phone costs are typically 10% of the IT budget for most businesses. This reliable, cloud-based communication option can improve collaboration, deliver faster business decisions, and even bring companies closer to their customers.

Here are the 4 big reasons your business shouldn’t wait to get VoIP:

  1. Reduce Communications Costs: Deploying IP communications can bring immediate savings to your business. With the need for one network connection instead of two, this usually means lower hardware costs. VoIP also requires about half the data cabling of traditional phone systems.
  2. Increase Operational Efficiency: Looking to increase the talent pool? Giving your employees the ability to work from anywhere opens the door to the best and brightest new workers. Right now, many companies are operating virtually anyway, so don’t be the outlier.
  3. Enhance Productivity and Collaboration: The ability to stay connected to your business’s communication network anywhere and anytime only elevates employee productivity. Missed calls and connections are no longer missed opportunities. Workers can collaborate easily, even across remote locations and while traveling.
  4. Gain a Competitive Advantage: A VoIP system can effectively break down silos by integrating applications and technologies, resulting in the delivery of important communications in seconds rather than hours. Services like call notification and message notification can even alert users on any device.

VoIP allows businesses to make faster decisions in order to capture new opportunities, close sales, resolve issues and improve customer service. If you’d like to take the next step and schedule a demonstration of TDS managedIP Hosted, your local TDS specialist will show you how it works, analyze your calling patterns to design the best solution, and give you a no-obligation proposal to compare your all-in monthly savings. If you’d like to learn more, you can call 1-866-448-0071 or check out tdsbusiness.com/voip

About Mike Wanta

Mike works on the Corporate Communications team at TDS and is the manager of the TDS Business Blog. He has a passion for all things business, storytelling, and teaching. Mike attended Edgewood College and earned degrees in English Literature and Journalism, while competing on the Men’s tennis team. He recently completed his Masters in Sustainability and Business. With his newfound free time, he plays music, tennis, and reads (a lot).
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