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Least Cost Routing: Business VoIP Phone Services Help Achieve Telecommunications Cost Savings


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January 06, 2012

Least Cost Routing: Business VoIP Phone Services Help Achieve Telecommunications Cost Savings

By Arvind Arora, TMCnet Contributor

In these difficult times of global economic crisis, enterprises have been leaving no stone unturned to maximize their savings and reduce their expenses to realize maximum revenues. While it is not possible to save a penny for every expense made, there are some key areas where effective savings can be realized in a proactive manner., a provider of vital information and support about VoIP  to consumers, has stated that one of the wisest decisions for enterprises to save their telecommunications costs in the year 2012 might be switching to VoIP services and solutions. Based in Seattle, Wash., the company is powered by a number of VoIP and telecommunications experts, and helps consumers understand VoIP technology and make better decisions with the help of comprehensive information upon the subject matter.

If businesses want to realize effective savings without compromising on the quality, telephone communications services must be the first category they need to focus upon, emphasizes It states that VoIP is consistently being adopted by a vast number of companies worldwide as a low-cost alternative for making a transition from their traditional landline-based telephony services.

While usually VoIP is said to be the technology of tomorrow, suggests that the technology has already been adopted by hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide, which are attracted towards its low operating cost and high functionality. At present, around 75 percent of all international calls are being made over the Internet through the VoIP services, adds.

Further, the business VoIP phone services provide even cheaper domestic and international calling rates through least cost routing to enterprises, saving them from spending money upon installation of in-house PBX (News - Alert) hardware and related maintenance required for traditional telephony systems. As an additional benefit, the companies get free calls between users, such as calls to and from staffers at the main office, staffers who work from their homes and even international locations.

Apart from that, more often than not, the VoIP service packages are provided along with a range of value-added features and functionality for no extra charge; while they don’t have to get new telephone numbers for the VoIP services as the existing telephone numbers can be used.

“Savvy decision-makers in the business world are attracted to the cost-savings associated with VoIP phone service, commented Mike Bragg, chief financial officer at “But these decision-makers also want phone service solutions which are cost-effective, meaning that the quality is there. And, they are finding that VoIP is the answer.”

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Arvind Arora is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Arvind's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Tammy Wolf

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