Traditional PBX brings to the mind a picture of complete chaos with loads of entangled wires and connections, expensive and complex equipments and expert staff to maintain it. Hosted PBX system is the answer to all the problems and hassles of the traditional PBX systems. In terms of functionality there is no difference between a premise based traditional PBX and a Hosted PBX. But the benefits of Hosted PBX are far greater than any traditional PBX system as there is no such,
- Initial cost of installation
- Expensive equipments
- Complex wiring
- Physical maintenance and regular monitoring
- Difficult and costly upgrading
Hosted PBX is a low cost, hassle free and easy to maintain alternative to the expensive traditional PBX. It offers a full featured, technologically evolved and highly cost effective communication system with loads of attractive add-ons and advanced call handling features. Many business enterprises are rapidly taking the plunge and are switching to Hosted PBX solutions for their growing needs.
The Hosted PBX transfers calls through high speed broadband connection instead of the conventional copper wires. At the transmitting site the analog voice messages are converted into digital data packets and are routed through the internet. At the receiver site the digital packets are again converted back into analog audio signals. As the internet connection is used for voice transmission, the system becomes highly efficient. There are a lot of priceless benefits of Hosted PBX over the Traditional PBX like:
Reduced Call Rates- Many small and medium business enterprises are saving thousands of dollars on long distance calling by going for Hosted PBX services. There are a lot of attractive monthly plans to choose from catering to your business and personal needs. You can create extensions in multiple office locations and connect all branches and offices as one unit and route calls anywhere. Some service providers let you enjoy free international calls or have unlimited talking at flat prices.
Choose a desired area code- This is an attractive feature to greatly cut down your monthly phone bills for long distance calling. You can get an area code that is different from your geographical area. This means that if you live in Japan and want a New York number, then you can get it and enjoy local calls to New York and save heavy capital expenses with your hosted PBX system.