If you’ve relied on traditional wired phone service for your home or business, trying to differentiate between all the latest telecommunication systems can be confusing. Mobile devices, cloud storage, the Internet – it’s all rapidly changing the way we communicate.
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and virtual, cloud-based PBX systems are two of today’s most popular phone services for people that want to cut communication costs. While they both cost less than traditional service and don’t require expensive on-premise equipment, there are some distinct (and important) differences between using VoIP and virtual phone numbers. If you’re trying to decide between the two, keep reading.