Internet Phone Systems also known as Cloud Phone Systems are the today’s affordable Phone Systems for Small to medium sizes businesses in Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia.

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Internet Phone Systems

Cloud phone systems “Internet Phone Systems” are far easier to use than ever before if you select the Hybrid models with features like Shared Hold, BLF indicators for who is on a call, as well as ring groups.   Yet, give you the power of handle the new hybrid workforce our employees are demanding and our budgets are loving with less space needed.

What is a cloud phone system?

A cloud-based phone system also known as an Internet Phone System,  is a phone service that allows you to make calls over the internet rather than over a traditional analog phone line that uses copper wires or optical fibers to make a connection. This reduces greatly the cost of the calls making it affordable to have an advanced Cloud Phone System that is feature full of features your office needs.  Cloud phones are hosted in one or more off-site secure data centers. These phone systems can be used with a variety of devices, including traditional phones with adapters, smartphone apps, computer software or VoIP-enabled phones.

Cloud Phone Systems Vs. Line Phone Systems

Cloud phone system vs. a traditional phone system Traditional telephones works by connecting phone systems to the public network. These networks use an Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) or a public switched telephone network (PSTN) to place calls. In more modern setups, traditional phones can work through VoIP, which runs the phone lines through internet connections. These lines make it harder to have remote workers, Mobile APPs, and connect client software to the phone system.

Is a cloud-based phone system worthwhile for your business?

An effective and reliable method of communication is a cornerstone of any successful business. Cloud-based phone systems, also known as internet calling or Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), have become extremely popular with the increased ubiquity of cloud storage across all aspects of business, but they may not be right for everyone. Read on to see if it’s right for you.  Todays Voice is handled through a new HD Audio format known as SIP which we use Digital Voice Lines.

Are all Cloud Phone Systems the same?

Cloud Phone Systems are not all equal in fact they are built on software and depending on how that software is programmed determines how user-friendly your phone system will be! Therefore, having Voice Data Specialist can truly make a difference on how your office handles its communications needs.  One big factor is many Cloud Phone Systems can not easily hand off a call to another user other than using “Transfer”, whereas as other systems have features called Shared Hold that make it better.


We are family-owned and operated and part of A.B.S business Communication., Since 1991 A.B.S has been providing telecommunications, Phone System Support to small and medium-sized businesses throughout Maryland, DC, and Virginia.  MDConnectx (com) is not part of the A.B.S family.


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