First Look: Meet Snom’s M-KLE Series DECT Phone Handsets and Desksets!

Are you still searching for an intuitive, easy-to-deploy DECT phone solution for your team? Look no further! Snom’s M-KLE series DECT phones are the perfect solution you’ve been looking for.  Designed for an active, on-the-go workplace, the M-KLE series DECT phones come with easy calling features and deployment options.  This series includes the M10 and M10R DECT handsets, M100 base station, and M18 DECT deskset. Let’s take a closer look: Snom M10 & M10R DECT Handsets The Snom M10 is a 4-line DECT handset designed for small businesses who need to quickly manage their call routing. What’s cool about this unit? It supports key system emulation, a features that allows users to handle shared line appearances locally without the need of a service provider! Answer, hold and resume calls on any phone with just one touch of a button. Not to mention that the M10 DECT phone offers an extended range of up to 500 feet, HD voice and more. The Snom M10R adds a rugged design. With a locking battery door, water resistant and shock absorption, this unit is built to last a long long time! Snom M18 DECT Deskset  What if I want the look of a deskphone? Not a problem! Check out Snom’s M18 DECT deskset that…


Troubleshooting – My Snom C520 Conference Phone Doesn’t Ring

Our tech support team at VoIP Supply offers great pre- and post-sales support plus provisioning, consultations, configuration, and installation help. We get a lot of VoIP hardware and software questions and would like to share the solutions with everyone.  In previous Mom’s calling Q&A series, we have discussed: What versions of FreePBX provide a high availability HA solution? Today, we have more new real questions and answers from VoIP users just like you.   What can I do when my Snom C520 doesn’t ring Q: What can I do when my Snom C520 doesn’t ring when there’s an incoming call? A: You can try the suggestions below: Make sure there is a dial tone before dialing. Make sure the ringer volume of the phone is not set to off Make sure the DC power cable, Ethernet cable, AC power cord, and the power adapter are plugged in properly If other telephones in your office are having the same problem, the problem is in the wiring or IP PBX service. Contact your service provider (charges may apply) or system administrator. Other electronic products such as ham radios and other DECT phones can cause interference with your conference phone. Try installing your conference phone as far away as possible from these types of…


October VoIP Phone Roundup: Fanvil XU Series, Grandstream GRP2615 and Poly Trio 8300!

October is all about new IP phones at VoIP Supply! This month, we are introducing some more new exciting VoIP phones from our top brands. Let’s dive in! Fanvil’s XU Series IP Phones If you’ve heard about Fanvil’s X Series IP phones, you must check out their XU Series! These new VoIP phones come with additional side screens and more buttons to allow easy management and navigation.  Better yet, the XU Series is equipped with up to 60 programmable DSS keys (12 two-colored physical keys)! Who doesn’t love buttons? This series include th X3U, X4U, X5U, and X6U. Be sure to check them out! 3.5 inch side color screen(s)  Up to 5 line keys, 60 DSS keys  Up to 20 SIP Lines  PoE, Gigabit  Opus support, IPV6  Harman Speaker  Built-in Bluetooth  Poly Trio 8300 Conference Phone is Here! The Poly Trio 8300 Conference Phone is also this month’s big star! Designed for small meeting rooms with up to 5 people, this powerful conference phone offers the same familiar interface as its predecessors and allows users to join meetings quickly and effectively in just seconds with the touch of a button. This device is currently in stock! Get one of them to try out! Up to 3 line registrations Audio connectivity…


Remote IP Phone Security

The importance of considering network security in VoIP/UC deployments cannot be understated. Unsecured VoIP networks are vulnerable to the same threats as regular data networks as well as many more, The post Remote IP Phone Security appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


Can I Upgrade Yealink’s Open SIP Phone to Microsoft Teams?

Our tech support team at VoIP Supply offers great pre- and post-sales support plus provisioning, consultations, configuration, and installation help. We get a lot of VoIP hardware and software questions and would like to share the solutions with everyone.  In previous Mom’s calling Q&A series, we have discussed: Can Yealink’s SFB Phones Work with Mac OS? Today, we have more new real questions and answers from VoIP users just like you.   Can I Upgrade Yealink’s Open SIP Phone to Microsoft Teams? Q: Can I upgrade Yealink’s Open SIP Phones to use with Microsoft Teams? What about getting back to Open SIP from the Teams? A: By default, the phone has a built-in Teams feature license, which allows the user to use Yealink phones with Teams features directly. Any Open SIP/VCS build upgrades to Teams build will be required to apply and import the license. Any Teams will not be allowed to downgrade to the Open SIP/VCS from this release. If Teams are under temporary license (for demo testing purpose) and want to get back to Open SIP/VCS please contact Yealink support team for technical support for a unlock license.    STAY TUNED Come back for more VoIP questions and answers next time! If you have VoIP questions to ask us, please submit a…


The Cost of Not Updating a Healthcare Facility’s Phone System

Doctors, nurses and medical professionals alike know that, in healthcare, every second counts. Providing care for patients quickly and efficiently becomes especially important when tending to those in critical condition. The post The Cost of Not Updating a Healthcare Facility’s Phone System appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


June Hardware Roundup: New Video Phone, Multicase Speaker and WiFi Access Point

June is a month of great new VoIP hardware! This month, we are seeing lots of great new additions you can add to your communication system, including Grandstream’s new enterprise-grade GRP Series IP phones, CyberData’s multicast speaker, the GWN7630 WiFi Access Point and much more! Grandstream’s GRP2614 is now available! If you haven’t checked out Grandstream’s new GRP Series IP phones, you are really missing out! The GRP2614 is now available for purchase. Click here to order! These high-end devices are designed for enterprise users or service providers who need to mass deploy and manage a large number of endpoints at once. See what features are included for the GRP2614: 16 Lines Built-in dual-band WiFi support Support all major codecs, including wideband codecs G.722 and Opus Support secure-boot, encrypted data storage See datasheet here CyberData’s 011485 Multicast Speaker Looking for an economical and easy-to-use speaker? Check out the CyberData 011485, a multicast speaker with Power-over-Ethernet (PoE 802.af). This product is currently in stock. Click here to order! The 011485 speaker easily connects to your PoE network with a single Ethernet cable connection. The 011458 is capable of playing audio from any multicast source like the CyberData SIP Paging Server with Bell Scheduler (011146). Plays audio from multicast TLS security for…


The Fanvil X210: An Elegant Enterprise Phone Packed with Features!

    It’s no secret that we are all big fans of Fanvil here at VoIP Supply. Being that we are an official distributor of their products, we feel obligated to test and get to know each one of their phones inside and out, and honestly, it’s a lot of fun. One IP phone in particular that we have been waiting to get our hands on to test is their new flagship phone, the X210!  This phone is massive! It is packed with 3 color screens and really targets the executive user. Playing around with this phone in our own VoIP lab proved to not only be very informative, but also very exciting! In fact, we learned so much, that we didn’t want to just tell you about it, we wanted to take it one step further… So, we decided to write this blog after getting our hands on the Fanvil X210, but that still wasn’t enough! We asked ourselves: what would be the best way to let our customers know just how awesome and unique this phone is? Naturally, we decided on creating a product review video! This video showcases some of the features of the phone that we found to be most impressive.  One example would be its…


5 Ways a Hosted Phone System Can Help Small Businesses Succeed

Walking around and browsing the small businesses of the historic downtown areas of any city is an increasingly popular weekend activity across America. Especially with millennials, these older areas are The post 5 Ways a Hosted Phone System Can Help Small Businesses Succeed appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


3 Reasons Why You Should Subscribe to a Hosted Phone System

Statistics show that most of you reading this are subscribed to some sort of monthly service or delivery of goods. Music and video streaming services, meal kits, delivery of home The post 3 Reasons Why You Should Subscribe to a Hosted Phone System appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


Top 5 Reasons for an On-Premise Phone System

There are many good reasons to put your Unified Communications phone system in the cloud.  For example: You don’t have to lay out the cost of the system upfront. You The post Top 5 Reasons for an On-Premise Phone System appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


How to Configure Fanvil’s X6 IP Phone on the 3CX Server

Fanvil’s IP phones are not just known for its high quality and affordable price, but also its ease of use! Configuring a Fanvil IP phone only takes a few minutes and you are ready to roll. Today we will take the X6 SIP phone as an example and show you how easy and quick the configuration can be done. Let’s get to it: How to Configure Fanvil’s X6 IP phone On the web interface of the 3CX server, select “Settings” > “Network” Click “Ports” tab to check your SIP port used by PBX. You will need this SIP port number to configure SIP accounts for your IP phone Go to “Extensions”> Click “Add” to create a new extension and click “OK” On your X6 IP phone, click “Menu” >”Status” to get your IP address On the web interface of your X6, enter the IP address Select “Line”> “SIP” tab, enter your server address Now go back to the 3CX server web interface, copy your Authentication ID and Password Paste the information from 3CX server to your X6’s web interface. (Authentication User and Authentication Password) Enter your User name and Display name Enter Proxy Server Port, this is your SIP port number used by PBX (we got this number from step…


State of Phone System Buying 2019

It’s a fact that in the near future, those entering the workforce will have no memory of what the workplace looked like before Unified Communications (UC). They will have never The post State of Phone System Buying 2019 appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


What Your Unified Communications Phone System Does in a Typical Day

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog explaining what Unified Communications is. If you use a UC phone system, you might not even know where it physically is. Perhaps The post What Your Unified Communications Phone System Does in a Typical Day appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


How to Use Yealink’s SIP-T49G Bluetooth Phone with a Mobile Phone

Many of Yealink’s business IP phones have built-in Bluetooth support that allows you to connect your mobile phone to the Yealink phone unit wirelessly. The advantage is that you can switch the desktop phone to your mobile phone anytime you want, even during a phone call without any interruptions. (The person on the other end won’t even notice it!) Let’s take Yealink’s SIP-T49G business phone as our example and see how this process works: How to use Yealink’s SIP-T49G with a Mobile Phone Switching back and forth between the T49G business phone and your mobile phone is easy. Let’s take a quick look at the simple process: Turn on Bluetooth from your mobile phone setting Connect your mobile phone to SIP-T49G via Bluetooth When there is an incoming call, both your cell phone and the T49G will ring Answer the call on either the SIP-T49G desktop phone or your mobile phone On your mobile phone, you can switch this call to SIP-T49G without any interruptions When your conversion is finished, simply hang up the call on your cell phone or the T49G and the call will hang up on both ends This Bluetooth connection process works for the T49G, SIP-T58V, SIP-T58A, SIP-T56A, and SIP-T49G. The best part is that the…


Why Phone System User Experience is Important

Ever tried to open a door with a vertical handle by pulling it, only to find it’s a “push door”? Or a door with an obvious “push” handle that inexplicably The post Why Phone System User Experience is Important appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


Tips for a Seamless Upgrade to a New Office Phone System

When upgrading an office phone system, arming yourself with information can guarantee an easier transition and a smoother sales process. Digium Product Marketing Manager Matthew Hilton and Digium Account Executive The post Tips for a Seamless Upgrade to a New Office Phone System appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


New! Sangoma Welcomes the s205 Entry-Level SIP Phone to its s-Series Family!

Are you a small business looking for a basic SIP Phone that simply works? If you are familiar with Sangoma’s s-Series SIP phones, you must have heard the s300 entry-level IP phone, which is equipped with 2 SIP accounts, 6 feature keys and 5-way conferencing. Now there’s one more great option at an even lower price point for small start-ups looking for a simple solution without bells and whistles: the s205 Basic IP Phone! Entry-Level, Affordable IP Phones: Hot-Desking, Built-in VPN, EndPoint Manager The s205 is an entry-level SIP Phone designed with all the fundamental capabilities you’ll need for daily operations. This 1-line SIP phone features Host-Desking function that allows you to access all your settings simply by logging into any phone with your extension and password. This is perfect for users without a permanent work desk such as call-center agents and roaming workers! Even better, it comes with marketing leading security features that will give your whole team peace of mind. With the built-in Virtual Private Network (VPN), your remote workers are able to access all the tools from the office without compromising security. Like all other s-Series Phones, the s205 is also designed to work with FreePBX and PBXact phone system using Zero Touch Provisioning. This affordable entry-level…


Digium Introduces the D80 Touchscreen IP Phone

Digium kicked off the opening of ITEXPO with the release of the D80 IP Phone, an HD touchscreen desk phone for businesses who are looking for a high-quality phone at an affordable price. Yes, you heard it right, the words quality and affordable in the same sentence isn’t that amazing! The D80 features a 7-inch HD display with multi-point capacitive touchscreen, 100 rapid dial/busy lamp field (BLF) entries, dual 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit network ports and advanced touch-optimized applications. This model is perfect for users who want an easy-to-use interface with the highest level of quality. Digium phones support plug-and-play provisioning. Simply plug the phones in, automatically discover your Asterisk or Switchvox server, select the user, and start talking! Features 7-inch, High Definition (HD), 800 x 1280 pixel backlit color LCD display Multi-Point capacitive touch-screen display 1-line appearance 20 on-screen Rapid Dial / BLF keys, scrollable to 100 Feature and context-sensitive functions Headset, speaker and mute functions 2-color LED Message Waiting Indicator Volume control 2P2C handset jack Electronic Hookswitch port Wireless Headset support (coming soon) 2 switched 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet ports 802.3at/af Power over Ethernet 5-volt DC power port The D80 IP Phone comes with a one year warranty and the minimum software requirements are Switchvox 6.3.5 and DPMA 3.4. The D80…


How Did Your Phone System Perform in 2016?

As the 2016 holiday season comes to a close and we prepare for the New Year, now is a good time to evaluate how your communications solution performed – not The post How Did Your Phone System Perform in 2016? appeared first on Inside the Asterisk. Inside the Asterisk


Call Center features with 3CX Phone System

In today’s cut throat market, businesses of all sizes must be seen to be providing superior customer service to their existing and potential customers. Traditional proprietary PBX’s with call centre functionality have proven to be either too expensive or difficult to set up. 3CX changes this as it provides professional call center features within the 3CX Phone System Professional edition at an affordable price, allowing your business to focus on providing the best possible customer service. 3cx Phone system is a Windows based IP PBX system. By installing 3cx phone system you can save on costs by using existing Windows server, or install 3cx on a dedicated PC. Norcom has great features and you can connect many different IP phones such as Yealink, Snom, Grandstream, Cisco and so on. This means unlike most proprietary systems, you are not just tied to a limited number of choices that the manufacturer allows you, and you can change handsets down the track if something better comes along. 3cx has thousands of systems installed worldwide and is really gaining momentum here in the Australian market place. We rate this system very highly for it’s ease of operation, great built in software apps and ease of use for the average person. We think 3cx has…


Get the best Yealink phone for you!

Presently, there are various kinds of phones available in the market. But if you want to buy a phone which will provide advanced features, then you may buy Yealink phone. It’s a one of the best phone company presently. It provides their services worldwide. With a specific end goal to discover which sort of remote headset best suits you in the particular circumstance, you ought to investigate in what circumstance you will require it the most. How to find best distributor If you search the internet with the term “Yealink in Australia”, you may get the best results. You ought to be mindful of the scope of the headset you need or you ought to express the number or rooms or region in which you would like the headset to work. You ought to choose the quantity of gadgets you might want to connect the headset with. When you have experienced the responses to these inquiries and accompany answers, it will be simple for you to get the right headset that will best suit your association and will bring about more efficiency of work. You have to set Yealink Auto Provisioning phone details properly. There are a number of alternatives turning out concerning wholesale remote items like to run with…


PBX headaches with 3CX Phone System

3cx Phone system is a Windows based IP PBX system. By installing 3cx phone system you can save on costs by using existing Windows server, or install 3cx on a dedicated PC. 3cx has great features and you can connect many different IP phones such as Yealink, Snom, Grandstream, Cisco and so on. This means unlike most proprietary systems, you are not just tied to a limited number of choices that the manufacturer allows you, and you can change handsets down the track if something better comes along.3cx has thousands of systems installed world wide and is really gaining momentum here in the Australian market place. We rate this system very highly for it’s ease of operation, great built in software apps and ease of use for the average person. We think 3cx has done a good job to de-mystify phone system operation. Adding things like voice menus, changing office hours, changing names and adding speed dials to the company director as easy to use as any other windows program. Unify your communications with for Windows – an IP Phone System that completely replaces your proprietary PBX, supports standard SIP soft/hard phones, VoIP services and traditional PSTN phone lines. Pabx System is far less expensive than a traditional PBX and…