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The Definitive Guide to Successful Deployment of VoIP and IP Telephony-Chapter 1
As the era of traditional telephony draws to a close, the doors to the next generation in communications open. Chapter 1 of this 4-part e-book discusses

monthly rate of return tco  Paulding County’s very favorable monthly fiber cost. With normal fiber pricing, a budgetary figure of $80 to $100 per month per user to provide VoIP-based phone service would be more realistic for an organization of similar size, which would mean that even traditional Centrex may be more cost effective and the cost difference may have to be justified based upon strategic application benefits or on a “Voice Rides Free” strategy, which also makes sense for many organizations. This example clearly

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