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It’s our 23rd Birthday – what’s changed since 2001

It’s our 23rd Birthday – what’s changed since 2001

In this blog, we thought we’d look back at a few changes in the digital world since we started Time Communications in February 2001 – 23 years ago 2001, this was the year that the Nokia 5510 Mobile phone was launched. WOW what a phone! It had a full QWERTY Keyboard, a...

Celebrating Our Status as a Sangoma Technologies Gold Partner

Celebrating Our Status as a Sangoma Technologies Gold Partner

Achieving Gold Partner status with Sangoma Technologies isn't just a milestone; it's a significant mark of trust and quality in the telecommunications sector. It's not about the accolade itself or about hanging a new certificate on the wall, but what it represents—a...

Four Telecom Strategies for ‘24

Four Telecom Strategies for ‘24

Four Essential Telecom Strategies for Businesses in 2024 Telecommunications is an ever-evolving landscape, so it is crucial for businesses to stay ahead of the curve, we have 4 strategies to help you navigate this dynamic industry, and ensure your telecoms...

Is Cloud Telephony for Real?

Is Cloud Telephony for Real?

Is Cloud Telephony for Real? We have been providing cloud telephony since 2003 when it was in its infancy. The principle of VoIP (voice over internet protocol) was very real. However, the biggest two obstacles were the quality of connectivity to the Internet and user...

Three top tips in planning for the 2025 Digital Switchover

Three top tips in planning for the 2025 Digital Switchover

Three top tips in planning for the 2025 Digital Switchover The UK’s old PSTN analogue and ISDN digital phone network is being switched off in 2025 and from that point forward, all phone systems will have to use the internet to make calls (Cloud Telephony). While...

Is hybrid working right for your company

Is hybrid working right for your company

What is Hybrid Working? The Covid pandemic forced many companies to switch their operations from office based to hybrid or fully remote working very quickly. As we have moved away from the different lockdown measures put in place by the government and slowly returned...

Beware Scam calls to your Mobile Phone!

Beware Scam calls to your Mobile Phone!

Beware Scam calls to your Mobile Phone! If you receive a missed call on your mobile phone from a number you don't recognise, think twice before calling it back. That's because there's a chance if you do ring back, you'll fall victim to a scam which could leave you out...

A Traditional Desk Handset or a Cloud Softphone?

A Traditional Desk Handset or a Cloud Softphone?

Introduction In the ever-developing landscape of telecommunications, softphones in the cloud have emerged as a necessary addition for businesses. These software-based phone extensions offer flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness. However, despite their...