An Overview of Business Communication Systems

An Overview of Business Communication Systems

by Caleb James on 1 Nov, 2011

Communication systems for businesses are available in a number of different formats. All of these systems offer different services and benefits to businesses, allowing them to have the best possible systems of communication at affordable prices.

Here is an overview of some of the main systems used for business communications and the benefits which they entail.

Business Broadband

Broadband is a service which is enjoyed in both homes and businesses, with the latter of these offering a slightly different level of service. Home broadband services are designed to cope with everyday, recreational use of the internet – something which is not suitable for businesses.
Business broadband is therefore designed to cope with higher volumes of traffic and increased demands. It is essential that businesses invest in a specific business broadband service due to their reliance on the internet.
The benefits of business broadband systems included faster connection speeds, faster upload and download times and larger upload and download capacities or allowances. These are able to cope with the intense demands of businesses of all sizes and are provided by a number of different countries. Daisy business broadband is one example of these, offering a range of different broadband packages to suit all sizes of business.

Business Phones

Business phone systems are another common form of business communications found within companies. These are designed to offer more competitive call rates to both national and international numbers, recognising how businesses need to be contactable across a variety of means. Business phones are available both as landlines and as mobiles, making companies even more accessible.
Business phone systems do not always use traditional phone line connections, however, and a number of recent developments have seen phones and internet services become combined. Examples of this include online video calls and the use of VoIP systems.

Business VoIP

Business VoIP systems are call systems which transmit verbal phone calls across a computers IP connection rather than across a traditional phone line. These systems will still require a phone line to be installed within a business as this is needed for the broadband connection. However, business will not need to invest in extra phone lines to keep up with increased call demands and will therefore be able to save money.

VoIP systems are available in a number of different forms with one of the most popular being hosted VoIP systems. These see the service hosted by the provider, meaning that offices do not have to be fitted with specific equipment to transmit or host the service. This means that businesses can save even more money whilst getting the best possible service. VoIP services are also easy to adapt or increase, with additional handsets being installed as and when necessary. This means that VoIP systems can be tailored to the specific needs of the business, directly reflecting their size and requirements. This can then be increased as the business grows, allowing the communication systems to keep up with the business.

About the Author

Caleb James

Caleb James is a financial advisor and journalist, who contributes regularly to financial blogs and industry publications.