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How Phone Companies are Taking a Fundamental Shift

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July 05, 2017

Phone companies and global telecommunications technologies have progressed significantly over the past few decades. Home phone companies actively change and expand their offerings to provide the latest advancements in home phone service, call connection and telephone equipment. The best phone companies and digital telephone providers will continue to stay on the cutting edge of the telecommunication industry by upgrading their home phone service features in line with phone subscribers’ needs.

Evolution of phone service by telephone companies

Telephony may refer to the development of the telephone, advancements in telecommunication and telephone companies, and the history of the phone (landline and mobile). Phone companies have played a significant role in the history of telephony as they successfully connect phone company subscribers to one another by transmitting sound waves over great distances. Voice waves travel from phone to phone (home phone or cell phone) by way of fiber-optic lines provided by phone companies. Telephone companies can now connect callers to one another without the use of physical wires, cables or cords. A fiber-optic line can carry a digitized version of a caller’s voice across local or long distances. Today, there are hundreds of long distance and local phone carriers that make international calling and local phone calls possible throughout the world.

What types of phone service to expect from phone companies in the future

Home phone providers—both direct access phone companies and indirect access phone companies—are constantly integrating modern elements of phone service into their home phone offers and telephone packages. Some of these telephone company features may include VoIP phones (Voice over Internet Protocol phones), satellite phones or international calling plans. With a VoIP phone, also known as an IP Phone, callers can transmit sound waves over IP networks like the Internet, rather than via telephone networks. A satellite phone is a type of mobile device that connects to an orbiting satellite instead of a telephone company’s cell tower.

As for international calling plans, home phone companies continue to add international phone calling features to their phone service packages. Telephone company customers interested in long distance calling packages and calls to international phones should carefully review the costs associated with frequent or lengthy telephone calls to foreign countries. Phone companies and home phone providers should have international calling rates and long distance pricing information readily available for telephone company subscribers to review.

Home phone companies, local telephone carriers and long distance telephone companies all strive to offer reliable home phone service and crystal clear call quality. Digital phone company customers are fortunate to live in an age where telephone wires and phone cords are technologies of the past. Home phone companies and home phone communication has evolved considerably, and is expected to continue to advance in the years to come.