Epik Networks Provides Business With Timely Tips to Save On Canada’s High Cell Phone Costs Using Hosted VOIP

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Mobile Workers Enabled While Phone Costs Are Cut Through Softphone Apps

'Many Hosted VOIP providers offer mobile applications that provide a sustainable alternative to high-cost carrier plans,' said Claudio Nespeca, VP Operations & Marketing at Epik Networks.

With the mobile workforce expected to grow to 1.3 billion by next year, businesses are deploying cellular devices more than ever and paying a lot through legacy carriers.

Last summer, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development confirmed that Canadians pay some of the highest prices for some of the worst cell phone service in the industrialized world.

While Canadian businesses wait to see how the government will step in to address the need for market competition, they can currently reduce their cell phone costs through VOIP services.

“Many Hosted VOIP providers offer mobile applications that provide a sustainable alternative to high-cost carrier plans,” said Claudio Nespeca, VP Operations & Marketing at Epik Networks, a Toronto-based VOIP provider of phone and internet services. “They transform everyday smartphones and tablets into a portable extension of the office network with a simple VOIP application.”

Instead of sending voice signals through the carrier’s network, voice data can be sent through the web, reducing the call costs and plan restrictions. Calls can be made through a 3G or WiFi connection – and in areas where free WiFi exists, this eliminates those data costs entirely.

Ways to save through mobile VOIP include:

  •     Free in-network long distance
  •     Elimination of roaming charges
  •     Reduced use of carrier minutes
  •     Data-only plans as an option
  •     Linking all mobile employees without added expenses
  •     Softphone apps for smartphones and tablets that create phone access over free wifi networks

Until carriers redevelop their B2B cellular service, mobile VOIP is the best choice for commercial cell phone users. Mobile VOIP apps are adaptable, affordable and accessible to any smartphone—making it possible to reduce cell phone costs for business and address the needs of a growing mobile workforce.

About Epik Networks
Epik Networks is a leading VOIP and Internet service company, providing state-of-the-art communications to businesses of all sizes. By moving away from outdated and on-premise equipment, Epik’s network eliminates up-front capital costs and reduces internal IT support budgets. Epik’s communication technology is future-proof; it can adapt to any changes in the industry, safeguarding our client's investments.

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