Fax (short for facsimile) refers to the transmission of documents to a remote printing device via the telephone network. The document is captured as a single graphic image, converted to bitmap format, and transmitted using audio-frequency tones. The receiving machine reconstructs and prints the image. The process was invented by Alexander Bain in the 1840s and was originally called the ‘Electric Printing Telegraph’.   To this day, we still need

At SpectrumVoIP, we like to stay informed about the latest developments and share our insights with our clients and partners. This is our news roundup for December 2017 to January 2018, in which we summarize the top headlines that grabbed our attention over the past two months.     UAE Regulator Confirms No Change to VoIP Policy   The United Arab Emirates’ telecoms regulator has claimed that there has been

As discussed in our previous article, experiencing any form of downtime or network disruption can significantly impact your business. Although broadband Internet connections are generally very reliable, they do occasionally experience outages.   So if you’re thinking about upgrading to Voice over IP, then perhaps you’re concerned that your operations will grind to a halt when the Internet goes down. Fortunately, modern VoIP platforms are designed to cope with this

When you’re managing a successful business, you can’t afford disruption or downtime. If your customers can’t reach you, then you lose not only revenue, but also their trust.   And that’s one of the reasons why some businesses are reluctant to make the switch to VoIP – they’re worried that the transition will be difficult and involve lots of downtime.   Well, we’d like to assure you that this is

Switching to Voice over IP should be an easy choice for your business, since you’ll obviously benefit from superior functionality and lower costs than your traditional telephone system.   However, we find that many prospective clients are concerned about voice quality. They’ve heard tales of VoIP calls suffering from poor audio or call dropouts. And in the early days of VoIP, those stories might have been true.   But not