Cut Your Monthly Phone Bill In Half!Local telephone companies have had the leading role in dictating the price of doing business. Truethey had a huge expense laying out the framework for the world to tele-communicate. That expenseof course was paid by us, the consumer.Technology has been slow to catch up with and surpass the copper world. One of the big excuses forsticking with the local phone company is advertising. Having a presence in the local phone bookmeant survival.That was true. Now it could mean Death to Your Business. In the beginning it starts out as a pleasantexperience. You get the newbie rate. Great, Oh thank-you great phone company for saving memoney on my advertising.Hogwash! They are setting you up for failure! Every year their price increases and the service is thesame. Telephone books are a environmental disaster!The average business phone bill for users with less than 10 copper telephone lines is between $65 to$75 per line. That charge varies depending on the features added. Caller ID, Voice Mail, 3 partyConferencing and call forwarding are a few features that add to the bill.All those features make it easier to do business. Track phone calls incoming and outgoing, use voicemail for busy call coverage, conference 2 outside people to close sales or review details. Upgradingor changing out the phone system might not be in the budget.VOIP or Voice Over Internet Protocall has gone through great advances over recent years. Echo,delay and reliability of the network have made VOIP risky in the past. Higher connection speeds anda larger pipe (bandwidth) have helped VOIP tremendously. Cable companies with cable internet havemade this more reliable and faster.VOIP business lines require hunting to work with more than one line. If the main number is busy, callhunting seeks the next available line subscribed to and passes the call to that line. If voice mail isenabled, and all the lines are busy, the call then is sent to voice mail. This gives the company full callcoverage.Fake hunting or tricked call forwarding is what some providers try to push off. Programs that mightwork are not acceptable in business.Even if your present business phone system does not support caller id, Voip Service can still makevery good use of the service. All calls to your business can be tracked by caller ID. Incoming andoutgoing calls, what time they we made and the length of time on the call. Everything is accessibleonline instantly for review.All of the features described, plus more are available for a fixed price. US and Canada long distanceis also included. No contracts. You dont need to sign up for 3 years to lock your rate. The averagecost per line is $26.Keep your existing number or numbers and start saving. This replaces your existing copper lines inyour phone system. More details are at Advanced Telecommunications.