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How Internet Phone Service Can Help the Hearing Impaired

Ooma Blog – 8.14.19

Are you a part of the 15 percent of American adults who have trouble hearing?

If so, something as essential as a phone call would have once been prohibitively difficult. However, today’s smart technology has made it easier to put together a phone system that meets your needs. Voice over internet service, also called VoIP, has been a transformative solution for all types of users. It’s helped seniors save money, https://www.ooma.com/blog/7-ways-your-home-phone-line-keeps-your-family-organized/, and travelers stay connected.

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When Seconds Matter: Advanced 911 Helps You Act Quickly During an Emergency

Ooma Blog – 8.5.19 (7.31.19)

A health or safety emergency must be met with swift action to protect the people and places you care about.

It starts with a call to 911 for help. Dispatchers know that seconds can mean the difference between life and death, and how fast you can get help may determine the eventual outcome:

  • Cardiac Arrest: For every minute that goes by without CPR and defibrillation, chances of survival decrease by 7-10 percent.
  • Stroke: For every minute without treatment, two million brain cells die.
  • Fire: It takes just five minutes for a house to be engulfed in flames.
  • Gas Leak: In one case, there were only 20 minutes between the first report and an explosion that killed eight people.

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Cloud Phone Systems For Beginners

Ooma Blog – 7.24.19 (7.18.19)

Cloud technology has already transformed how you do business. Cloud email systems provide access from anywhere using any device. Cloud-based file storage makes it easier to collaborate. You may even have your own private cloud to host your internal database, or you might use a cloud CRM system to track and maintain all your sales activity and customer information.

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