Desk Phone to launch ebay store

DeskPhone to launch ebay store

Today we are pleased to preview the upcoming DeskPhone eBay store. We found that lots of people are searching and buying hardware from Ebay and underestimating the time and costs associated with setting up an office phone system. With our new store our aim is to provide a marketplace for people to buy both new and used quality VoIP hardware that is pre-configured with a DeskPhone account allowing for the simple plug and play installation that we are known throughout the industry for. Read More
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Microsoft purchases Nokia’s device and service devision

Yesterday (2nd September 2013) Microsoft and Nokia announced a long expected acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services Unit with some access to Nokia’s mapping service and patents thrown in for good measure. The total acquisition price stands at some EUR 5.44 billion making it a sizeable investment from the software giant. Ultimately this move will allow Microsoft to unite its Windows 8 Phone software with it’s main hardware partner Nokia with an aim of offering a more complete end-to-end user experience similar to big industry player Apple inc. Read More
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VoIP office phones – Infographic

Check out the our first VoIP office phone info-graphic. If your looking for the benefits of switching to VoIP office phones check out this great info graphic produced by the experts at DeskPhone. View the cost savings that can be achieved when switching to a VoIP phone system. Read More
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Ofcom Plans to simplify UK phone numbers

Today the BBC have reported that Ofcom, the UK’s telecoms regulatory body are putting in place a number of plans to simplify the system of ‘non geographic’ UK phone numbers which start 03, 08 & 09. The advance of telecommunications in the UK has seen a whole host of complicated premium rate number and charging structures outside of the regular area codes that were first used in the UK. Ofcoms own guide on these numbers runs in at around 3 pages so it has been clear for some time that this would need to a reform at some point. Read More

Desk-Phone VoIP mobile App Sneak Peek

Good morning and happy Friday to all our Desk-Phone readers! We hope that you are enjoying the resources that we are putting on our blog and are finding them beneficial when considering improvements to your own office phone systems. Today, mainly because it’s Friday and after a long week in the office we wanted to take a quick break from our ‘Benefits of VoIP office phones for small business’ series to show you something very special. An exclusive sneak preview of our very own Desk-Phone mobile application currently under development! Read More
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Office Phone Systems – The Scalability of VoIP (Part 3)

In our experience in providing super office phone systems for some amazing small businesses, we noticed that one of our their favourite benefits of of using VoIP was the flexibility and scalability hosted VoIP offers. When you think about old school office phones, scalability was alway a bit of an uphill struggle. With additional infrastructure and hardware costing a fortune and slowing your growth it wasn’t surprising to have to shell out hundreds of pounds even for a couple of new extensions. Then there is the problem of temporary project staff, customers we spoke too couldn’t even justify getting a new extension even for mid term staff so they just had to do without. Luckily this is all changing with hosted VoIP systems in place of traditional PBX for your office phones. Read More
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Benefits of VoIP office phones part 2 – Reducing costs

It would be hard for us to do a summary of the main benefits of VoIP office phones for small businesses without mentioning the extraordinary cost savings that can be achieved with a well managed VoIP phone system. At Desk-Phone our average customer savings is an impressive 73% for those who have traditional phones and with UK startups and small businesses having to stay lean in these hard times these cost savings on your office phones can be put into other areas of your business such as your Digital Marketing. So how do we achieve these cost savings for our customers? Read More