Can a New Office Phone System Save You Money?

Can a New Office Phone System Save You Money?

It really depends. The age and type of phone system you have in place right now and the growing needs of your office will all be factors. It might seem hard to believe that installing a new phone system can save you money, but several of our customers have found out for themselves that this can be the case! Like with any office equipment purchase, it is assumed there is a finite lifespan. That’s one of the reasons you can deduct the depreciation of your equipment over time. So no equipment purchase is expected to last forever. But some treat...

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How Fiber Optic Cable Works

How Fiber Optic Cable Works

Fiber optic cables are your fastest option to keep your business connected, but how do they work? And how are they so much faster than other cables? Let’s break it down. If you ripped open a fiber optic cable, you would find several optical fibers made of a flexible and transparent kind of high quality glass or plastic. For glass optical fibers, the glass must be heated up to 4000 degrees Fahrenheit, and as it’s stretched out, it’s guided by a microlaser to ensure the diameter remains consistent. What these fibers do is create a “light...

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Stewart Telecommunications Donates Phone System to Homeless Day Center in Eureka CA

Stewart Telecommunications Donates Phone System to Homeless Day Center in Eureka CA

Stewart Telecommunications finished installing the phone system for the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center in Eureka last month, and we were happy to be a part of the project. Betty Chinn is an internationally recognized advocate for the homeless, and this new center is another step toward her dream of helping the homeless. Betty Chinn and those running the center are intent on changing people’s lives positively, and they will work one-on-one with those who come in to help them get services they need. The center also allows homeless and poor people...

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How Medical Offices Can Benefit From a New Phone System

How Medical Offices Can Benefit From a New Phone System

When you run a medical or dental office, you need to be able to communicate with your patients and a major part of that equation is having a reliable office phone system. The right system for your office should be able to handle your peak call volumes, transfer calls within the office, place callers on hold and handle a fax line and several handsets. Medical offices with antiquated phone systems may experience dropped calls, static noise during conversations, degraded audio quality, handset failure and other problems. Just like other office...

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What is a PBX Phone System?

What is a PBX Phone System?

PBX stands for private branch exchange and is a business phone system that has been in use in one form or another since the 1960s. A PBX phone system makes connections between internal telephones of an organization, so employees can call each other without having to use an outside line. If you’re using a phone system where each employee has their own extension, you’re using a PBX. When PBX was first created, switchboard operators ran the in-house system. Now, the term PBX is used to refer to all types of complex, in-house switching...

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Signs Your Office Phone System Needs Repair or Replacement

Signs Your Office Phone System Needs Repair or Replacement

Every physical asset of your company will need to be repaired and, eventually, replaced. Office phone systems have a long lifespan if you purchase high quality equipment, but even these will need to be repaired or replaced at some point. There are several signs that your phone system is not operating at its best capacity. Don’t let it get worse or you may lose business by not being able to connect with your customers. Get your office phone system diagnosed to determine how to best address the issue. Sign #1: If your phone system has been...

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