Businesses looking to maximize their tablet usage can utilize the devices to make VoIP calls, according to PhonesReview. Although this may sound complex, all that's needed is an app to make the device ready to make calls over the internet.
"VoIP offers users a number of advantages including greater cost efficiency, extensive features, greater flexibility, and more," the website said. "In utilizing the service on an iPad, users have a way of reducing their monthly calling costs while also expanding their capability. … Fitting a tablet with a VoIP app enables users to utilize VoIP without having to switch their provider over."
However, tablets need a working Wi-Fi connection to make VoIP calls. While PhonesReview said tone may not be available every time, users can find apps that work on 3G or 4G as well.
PC World said for certain types of users, they may even be able to cut out their service provider and rely on VoIP for phone calls. This, however, would depend on how often and in what situation phone calls are being made. For those frequently at home or at the office, it could be a great move.
VoIP has emerged as the new standard for enterprise communication, and Sangoma offers the media gateways and other solutions to ensure seamless and reliable integration of IP-based communication regardless of an organization's size or its current telecommunications environment.