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Simplistically, this means that the old technology will be switched off and, because of the nationwide roll out of fibre to the cabinet broadband and Ethernet, phone services will be delivered via SIP (Session Initiation Protocol.)
As you can imagine, the switch over is a massive task, hence the length of time.
If you are still using a traditional phone system, there is no need to panic. There are several IP (Internet Protocol) solutions for your business.
A quick comparison guide to show you the differences between ISDN and SIP lines
You are in control - Add or take away lines as required
Can’t be done
Substantial savings on both calls and line rentals
Calls can be re-routed easily when disaster strikes
Calls certainly cannot be diverted quickly
The way forward - convergence for voice and data
Move your phones around from location to location as long as you have a data connection you just plug in and go!
Changes take months depending on your supplier
Read full article by Kat Hall
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The Merlin Team