Use a local SIM card when traveling to save big on roaming bills

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Long-haul flights can try the patience of the most seasoned travelers. When you finally disembark in your destination country, your focus is likely on collecting your baggage, clearing customs and arranging transport to a hotel so you can finally put your feet up. As you stand by the luggage carousel, you pull out your phone […]

More Tips for Pooling Mobile Service Plans

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We recently discussed ways to reduce your costs by pooling mobile plans with your organization. We’ve gather a few more tips to help guide you when moving your users to pooled mobile plans. Ensuring That Your Pool Size is Sufficient Another potential pitfall that you may encounter is ensuring that your pool is always larger […]

Tips for Pooling Enterprise Mobile Service Plans

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  Enterprise mobile services eat up a lot of an organization’s telecom budget.  For large companies, pooling your voice, text and data is the best way to manage your account, and drive down your expenses. How Mobile Pooling Works Pooling works in one of two ways.  Either you’re paying a certain amount for a block of minutes, gigabytes […]

Five Critical Steps to Performing a Telecom Audit

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So you’ve been tasked with performing a telecom audit for your company. It can be done manually, which is long. tedious process.  Based on our experience, we recommend that you use some sort of Telecom Expense Management software to help you create files that self-reconcile so that your audits aren’t static – that information gathered from one […]

Other benefits of VoIP

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We recently discussed what telecom and IT managers think about voice over IP. The consensus, no matter whether your opinion is that it’s a good thing or not, is that VoIP is here to stay.   There are certainly many benefits of VoIP, including cost-savings on both long distance and move/add/change requests.  But what are some […]

The Evolution of VoIP

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Over the past 10 years, we’ve witnessed a huge evolution in voice over IP.  In the mid-00s, VoIP had telecom managers apprehensive, excited, and mystified all at once.   In an Avema survey conducted around the same time, most telecom managers acknowledged that the evolution to VoIP is inevitable, but were not enthusiastic about this change. Most telecom […]

What Can Happen if Telecom Costs Are Not Managed

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What would happen if your organization spends more than it should on telecom costs?   As important as managing telecom costs is in a large corporation, it is under even more scrutiny in government organizations or public companies, where executives and directors are accountable to the larger public. One such example happened in the mid-00s. Major Canadian […]