What does the NBN phone system mean for your business?

Have you received a sales call advising your phone system needs upgrading or will NOT work once the copper services have been removed due to the new NBN network?

Commandacom have received phone calls from a number of puzzled clients concerned about the future setup of their communications through the NBN network. We confirmed with these clients that in fact their existing telephone system was compatible with the new NBN network.

These calls can be very misleading with one goal to sell you a new phone system, in most cases your telephone system is already compatible or requires a cost effective adaptor to work with the new NBN network.

If you do have concerns or want to take advantage of the NBN phone systems roll out please contact us to discuss all available options, or call us on 08 9473 7000

OPTION 1 - CHEAPEST

Stay with your current phone system - by simply adding a NBN VoIP gateway card,  a once off cost - providing your current phone system is VoIP capable (most recent systems are).

OPTION 2 - COST EFFECTIVE

Upgrade your current phone system to a new VoIP system - you may be able to re-use your current phone handsets.

OPTION 3 - MOST EXPENSIVE

Service Provider Hosted Solution - You will be asked to sign a contract from 2 to 6 years. At the end of these terms, re-sign another contract, this becomes an ongoing operational cost.

Other useful information about NBN

WHAT IS NBN?

The aim is to enable access to fast, reliable and affordable phone and internet services, from a range of providers. The NBN is designed to enable lifestyle enhancements including health, education, well-being, sustainability and wealth.

We are committed to closing the digital divide by providing access to a minimum level of broadband services to homes and businesses across Australia. Due to the nature and size of our country, we plan to use a mix of technologies to deliver the NBN phone system, using the best fit solution for each area.

THE NBN FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Better engagement, stronger relationships – fast, reliable broadband brings video conferencing to life. Meet with customers, suppliers and colleagues, regardless of location, face to face without even leaving your desk, saving time consuming and costly travel.

Connectivity counts, so does cutting costs – the benefits of cloud based services are realised with access to high-speed broadband. With access to customers, suppliers, staff and information at home as well as in the office, on any connected device, you have the freedom to work smarter.

New markets, new opportunities – fast internet can improve the online experience for your customers, remove geographic barriers and as we connect more homes in Australia, grow your potential local market too.

Flexible working, boost productivity – widespread availability of fast, reliable broadband could allow more flexible working , the ability to open up new employment opportunities, including those in more remote locations. The NBN phone system has the potential to boost productivity of your existing staff.

Improve performance, focus on the future – the NBN phone system provides potential to sell new products and services, exploit new channels to market and to offer services globally. It could provide the opportunity to improve operational efficiency and change the way you do business in the future.

Celebrating collaboration – bring together the best possible team regardless of location and when team members are away from the office they can still be connected to the project. The ability to share resources, meet and work together could help drive team productivity too.

To check availability of the new service or the current road map visit www.nbnco.com.au for more information.


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