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 […]

What to Consider When Choosing Wireless Plans

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While it is important to keep your telecom pricing as simple as possible, this can be even more important when dealing with pricing for wireless services.  With volume wireless plans, there are currently several pricing schemes available including individual price plans for each user, pooled pricing, and flat rate pricing.    As we already discussed […]

Simple Price Structure Better for Managing Telecom Costs

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Commodity Services Mean Lower Prices As I am sure you are aware, many telecom services have become a commodity. There is virtually no differentiation from one long distance service to another, or even Internet access from multiple providers with the same technical specifications. This has caused pricing to come down dramatically over the years, and […]