ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Benefits of a VoIP landline phone

Updated on September 20, 2012
VoIP Landlines
VoIP Landlines

Are Landline Phones Still Relevant in Today's World?

Almost everyone carries around a mobile phone these days. Even before the era of smart phones, feature phones were ubiquitous and this caused a complete turnaround in the way people work. Whereas previously they had been shackled to land lines sitting in one place all the time, now they could freely move around either in the office, or at home, or even in the car and carry on their business. This has led many people to wonder whether or not it is worthwhile anymore to keep land lines in a business environment. As far as the retail scene goes, the market is falling and fewer and fewer people are opting to keep them at home.

There are a few benefits of land lines though that are of particular importance in a professional setting. It may seem that they are clumsy and inflexible, but in reality they can be a valuable tool in the arsenal of productivity. To start off with, mobile phones are designed for portability not convenience. Anyone who has tried using them hands-free while holding it in place with the shoulder knows how inconvenient it is. You can't do it for long and for certain conversations such as conference calls, it can be very awkward indeed. A landline on the other hand has a receiver that is perfectly suited to the way we communicate. The form factor has evolved over decades and is now standardized and accepted as the best fit for us.

In addition, a landline provides a sense of permanency. A single device can be used by a number of people depending on who is available at the moment. There are a few situations in a business where this kind of setup is called for.

VoIP Landlines

As far as VoIP is concerned, land lines play a special role in the business enterprise. To start off with, they are optimized for use with HD voice codecs that provide clearer and crisper sounds. The shape of the audio receiver as well as the earpiece are specifically designed with acoustics in mind. This is invaluable for long calls where people get tired and don't have as much energy to differentiate between various people's voices.

In addition, land lines can also obtain the latest security patches and software upgrades directly from the SIP service provider or the phone manufacturer. This relieves a great deal of the pressure on an IT administrator who has to ensure that every device on the network is up to date.

Telecommuting with VoIP has never been easier and having a VoIP landline can make the difference between a comfortable and an uncomfortable experience. Contact a local Boston VoIP services Internet telephony service provider to find out how you can get started today in as little as 15 min.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)