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Here at Utility Telecom, we want to hear from our fellow businesses about current industry trends. We’d like to know what you think about an Integrated Content Filtering program.  Internet Content Filtering is the practice of monitoring and prohibiting certain access to websites that are deemed to be inappropriate and/or…

Deciding Between Single and Multiple Security Cameras

If you’re looking into security cameras for your business, you may be debating over whether or not you should get a single camera or commit to a multiple camera bundle. Start by considering your priorities for the security camera to help you figure out the ideal solution. To get started,…

Utility Telecom Launches 10 Camera Security Bundle

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many displaced as unemployment in the United States has seen a record-breaking high, businesses are left struggling to navigate through ongoing public regulations and panic over uncertainty.  In an effort to help protect businesses and their employees from crime and to manage properties while working…

How Will Unified Communications Be Used Post-Pandemic?

Unified Communication services have quickly proved themselves to be a pandemic staple, providing the only solution for staying connected in a time where socially distancing is enforced. With little preparation and a global health crisis, Unified Communications became the solution every company forced into remote work could rely on.  While…

Five Tips for Working Remotely

COVID-19 has forced a change in how people work globally. Non-essential businesses have been forced to shut down or reduce their hours, while many office buildings have remained vacant for months as millions have switched from in-office to remote working.  The truth is: Working from home can be both a…

How to Access Your Auto-Attendant from Your Business Group Admin

Making changes to your Auto-Attendant system is easy. If you have access to your Business Group Admin Portal, you will have the ability to change and edit all of the user settings including the Auto-Attendants. Each attendant is fully customizable depending on your business needs. Follow this step-by-step guide on…

How an Answering Service Can Benefit Remote Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced employers to shift gears in their work-structure. Many office employees have swapped their on-site cubicle for a home-office as remote-work has offered the safest alternative for employees.  While many employees expected to work remotely for a few weeks, it is clear that the pandemic has…

3 Auto-Attendant Best Practices

Having an Auto-Attendant allows your business to be available to your customers at all times. It not only serves as a virtual receptionist, but it helps your business maintain a sense of professionalism. Here are 3 best practices when handling your Auto-Attendant service.  1. Keep your Greetings Short and Direct …

What to Do If Your Phone Number is Marked as Spam

Many Americans are familiar with the frequent frustration that comes with being the target of robocalling and caller ID spoofing. Whether on a mobile phone or landline, many are victim to these irritating calls spam of fraudulent calls.  In response to complaints all around the country, the FCC took the…

Improve Business Phone System Messaging During the Pandemic

The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted every industry ranging from medical, education, to retail, leaving many consumers with many open-ended questions and concerns. In response, many business call centers and offices have been overwhelmed with new callers.  As various industries are reporting an increase in their call volume,…