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Here we are exploring the possibilities of low cost, flexible, reliable, high quality phone services for small triple bottom-line businesses.
 
Here we are exploring the possibilities of low cost, flexible, reliable, high quality phone services for small triple bottom-line businesses.
  
Some of the small business requirements:
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Typical of the small business requirements:
 
* Access from anywhere
 
* Access from anywhere
* Multiple phones can make and receive calls
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* Multiple phones can send and receive calls
 
** Speaker
 
** Speaker
 
** Handsets
 
** Handsets
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* Low, scaleable rates...grow when your needs grow
 
* Low, scaleable rates...grow when your needs grow
 
* High quality (low echo, static, dropping)
 
* High quality (low echo, static, dropping)
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* Integration with
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** Mobile service
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** Google Voice
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** Fax cloud service
 
* Some PBX routing features
 
* Some PBX routing features
* Mobile integration
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** Routing by extension
* Google Voice integration
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=== Green Garage VOIP Architecture ===
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* [https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1_IlGESMEQXbBj-phGybRdbCPpAvnALSIC_nnNDldcrY/edit Drawing in Google Docs]
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=== VOIP Devices ===
 
=== VOIP Devices ===
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** The OBi100 - for homes / simple business
 
** The OBi100 - for homes / simple business
 
** The OBi202 - for small businesses simple needs (can be wifi enabled).
 
** The OBi202 - for small businesses simple needs (can be wifi enabled).
** The BiPLUS Small Business Phone System - nice PBX type solution with two levels. [http://obihai.com/docs/OBiPLUSTutorial.pdf OBiPLUS Tutorial in pdf]
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** The OBiPLUS Small Business Phone System - nice PBX type solution with two levels. [http://obihai.com/docs/OBiPLUSTutorial.pdf OBiPLUS Tutorial in pdf]
 
*** OBiPlus "Lite" is FREE (4 lines)
 
*** OBiPlus "Lite" is FREE (4 lines)
 
*** OBiPlus is currently $120 / yr for first year $300 after that (12 lines).
 
*** OBiPlus is currently $120 / yr for first year $300 after that (12 lines).
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* [http://grasshopper.com/how-it-works-and-features Grasshopper]  The entrepreneur's phone system  
 
* [http://grasshopper.com/how-it-works-and-features Grasshopper]  The entrepreneur's phone system  
 
* [http://www.callcentric.com/ CallCentric] VOIP provider...great help on integration
 
* [http://www.callcentric.com/ CallCentric] VOIP provider...great help on integration
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=== Powerline Internet Adapters ===
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* [http://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-XAVB101-Powerline-Ethernet-Adapter/dp/B001AGM2VI/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350398457&sr=1-2&keywords=netgear+powerline+adapter NETGEAR Adapter]  Converts electrical wires into an ethernet LAN.
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Netgear-XAVB2101-Powerline-Nano-Adapter/dp/B006OOKT3Y/ref=pd_cp_e_0 NETGEAR Adapter Kit (2)]
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* There are many other providers
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* Check the speeds can get 1G...200Mbs is common.
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=== Regular (Analog) Phones ===
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-KX-TG6512B-Expandable-Cordless-Handsets/dp/B0036D9YKU/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1351426373&sr=1-2&keywords=DECT+6.0+PLUS Panasonic DECT 6.0 Phone]...solid speakerphone on the wireless handset.  Panasonic has a Bluetooth version for integrating cell phones.
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=== Speakerphones ===
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* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001E4L0ZA Panasonic USB Speakerphone] been sold out recently.  Use it with Skype or any PC based phone service.  Nice with Google Voice as your conference call service...FREE.

Latest revision as of 21:51, 28 October 2012

Here we are exploring the possibilities of low cost, flexible, reliable, high quality phone services for small triple bottom-line businesses.

Typical of the small business requirements:

  • Access from anywhere
  • Multiple phones can send and receive calls
    • Speaker
    • Handsets
    • Headsets
  • Integrated voicemail
    • Audio
    • email or text voicemails
  • Conference Calls
  • Port current numbers
  • Low, scaleable rates...grow when your needs grow
  • High quality (low echo, static, dropping)
  • Integration with
    • Mobile service
    • Google Voice
    • Fax cloud service
  • Some PBX routing features
    • Routing by extension

Green Garage VOIP Architecture


VOIP Devices

  • OBihai VOIP Devices ... built in support for Google Voice
    • The OBi100 - for homes / simple business
    • The OBi202 - for small businesses simple needs (can be wifi enabled).
    • The OBiPLUS Small Business Phone System - nice PBX type solution with two levels. OBiPLUS Tutorial in pdf
      • OBiPlus "Lite" is FREE (4 lines)
      • OBiPlus is currently $120 / yr for first year $300 after that (12 lines).
    • OBiWiFi...provides the wifi connection for OBi202.

VOIP Softphones

3CX Softphone runs on PC

VOIP Service Providers

Powerline Internet Adapters

Regular (Analog) Phones

  • Panasonic DECT 6.0 Phone...solid speakerphone on the wireless handset. Panasonic has a Bluetooth version for integrating cell phones.

Speakerphones

  • Panasonic USB Speakerphone been sold out recently. Use it with Skype or any PC based phone service. Nice with Google Voice as your conference call service...FREE.