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Getting a Business Landline at Home

Long gone are the days when your landline was tied to one location with a phone at the office for business, a separate number at home, and no way to connect the two. Getting a business landline at home means you can use your business phone number anywhere: essential in a world where working from […]


BT Pauses Digital Voice Rollout Following Complaints

On the 29th of March, BT announced that they have decided to pause the UK rollout of their Voice over IP (VoIP) style Digital Voice services. The new service meant that all calls would be made over a broadband network, rather than the old analogue network that carries calls via copper wire (technology that has […]


What is VOIP?

  VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. It’s sometimes also called IP telephony, internet telephony, or internet calling. It’s simple, easy to use, provides a host of benefits for any business, and is usually cheaper than using traditional phone lines. If you’re not familiar with VoIP, you may be understandably skeptical as it can sound […]


Introducing STIR/SHAKEN Compliance with Microtalk

STIR/SHAKEN is used to help defeat scammers and illegal robocalls. If you’re thinking it sounds like something out of James Bond’s cocktail order, you’d be right as the acronyms (‘Secure Telephony Identity Revisited’ and ‘Signature-based Handling of Asserted Information Using Tokens’) were created as a nod to the character’s villain fighting skills. It may not […]


Telephony Tools That Help Your Business

What do all business owners — from startups to larger enterprises — have in common? Aside from a drive to succeed and expertise, it’s that reliable communications between employees and customers are crucial to any company. In this blog post, we’ll be sharing the telephony tools that can help your business thrive and grow. Some […]


Expanding our Footprint in the Philippines with Globe and Smart

For over thirteen years businesses and consumers have been relying on Microtalk to provide their voice and data communications. We now connect more than 40 million calls a month and, as Microtalk is management-owned, we’re dedicated to ensuring our customers get the support they need. During our expansion, developing a global presence to serve customers […]


Landlines STILL Used by 70% of UK Businesses

Despite the Big Switch Off, a recent survey conducted by National Business Communications revealed that 69.5% of surveyed UK businesses are still using landlines within their company. Last year, we spoke about the looming Big Switch Off and how companies can prepare for the move from analogue to digital telephone communications. It appears many businesses […]


IPv6: Next Generation Internet Protocol with Microtalk

The internet faces a major challenge. As new devices log on every day, the number of unique IPv4 addresses are running out. So, what can be done? IPv6 must be adopted and Microtalk is pleased to announce we have partnered with RIPE NCC to facilitate the global shift to IPv6 and continue to enhance the […]


A Quick Guide to the PSTN and ISDN Switch Off

In 2025 BT is switching off their Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) services for everyone in the UK: both business and home lines. So, why are we talking about this now? The Big Switch Off is still a few years away, but this massive shake-up in the communications industry has […]


Hybrid Working: A Guide for Your Business

The concept of office work has been redefined over the past year and a half. The pandemic demanded a quick shift to remote working as we adapted to an unprecedented situation. There’s been a move back to traditional office working, though it appears many elements of WFH are here to stay, so businesses need to […]


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