What is the 95th Percentile?

The 95th percentile is a method of measure bandwidth usage that allows customers to burst over their committed rate, allowing carriers to scale the customer’s billing with the cost of infrastructure and transit commits. It is an alternative to fixed data billing or data transferred payment methods, which are models…

5 Benefits of Accession Meeting

Web-hosted meetings and conferencing have become an increasingly popular method of hosting meetings with clients and teams, and with good reason! Utilizing web-conferencing can help cut down on time and expenses that would otherwise be spent on traveling for meetings. Accession Meeting offers a feature-rich application that can offer much…

Introducing Accession Meeting

More companies are choosing to host meetings online, making business trips and in-person meetings a thing of the past. In doing so, companies are able to simultaneously cut down on travel costs while keeping teams connected from all across the globe. Whether you’re looking to cut down on travel costs…

Utility Telecom’s 5-Step Referral Program

If you love recommending new things to your friends and colleagues, it’s about time you get rewarded for your talents! With Utility Telecom’s new and improved Customer Referral Program, active customers can refer their friends, family, colleagues, and whoever to Utility Telecom’s phone and internet services for their business. The…

The FBI Wants You To Reboot Your Router

Why is the FBI asking everyone to reboot their routers? On Friday, May 25th, the FBI released an announcement encouraging everyone to reboot their router to help the government disrupt a botnet from a Russian hacking group. According to the FBI, rebooting your router will destroy the part of the…

Investment In Your Network Security

Low Price Doesn’t Equal Quality Security Learn how quality equipment can save your business thousands in security. The U.S House of Representatives have just passed a bill that blocks the U.S from buying Chinese surveillance equipment. This includes the ban of Dahua and Hikvision equipment, which are owned and controlled…

Announcing a New Data Center in 2019!

The Utility Telecom team is excited to announce the launch of a data center in 2019, based in Stockton, CA. This data center will be directly connected with One Wilshire Data Center in Los Angeles, making Utility Telecom’s data center one of the most well-connected data centers in California. Utility…

Protect Yourself From Phishing Attacks

Phishing websites, emails, and links are all designed to mimic trusted companies to trick you into disclosing your login and password. The latest scheme uses domain names that appear identical to legitimate web addresses. In the past, fraudsters have duped internet users into visiting knock-off or misspelled domains; the new…

Understanding the Benefits of VoIP Phone Systems for Business

A Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone system can help your business reduce costs and deliver state-of-the-art communication options to your team and customers. More than just a system to make and receive calls, VoIP phone systems run on affordable cloud technology and offer advanced features at a fraction of…

Utility Telecom: How We Started

At age 14, Jason Mills was a young entrepreneur. Inspired by the personal computer revolution of the 1980’s, he started his own business selling and installing business telephone systems. Mills ran Livermore Telephone Company out of his parents’ ranch and installed telephone sets, control equipment, and key service units at…