Death of the PSTN

/Death of the PSTN

Illinois Agrees to Chop Landlines

Illinois joined the "Death of the PSTN" club and decided to let go of the aging technology we all grew up with. Traditional landlines will soon go the way of Buggy Whips and 8 track tapes. ATT already has FCC approval in 19 of their 20 legacy states, CA is the only one holding out for [...]

By | 2017-07-10T21:35:20+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Death of the PSTN, General, landlines, Unified Communications, Voice|0 Comments

The Last PBX Guys Wave The White Flag!

The Hosted VoIP service providers have been in this battle for over 10 years! Most utilizing a Broadsoft platform. BroadSoft is the market share leader for cloud-based unified communications, with its open platform deployed by 25 of the world's top 30 service providers. These Service Providers have been working hard to educate the business community. The [...]

By | 2017-06-26T05:46:23+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Avaya, Broadsoft, Death of the PSTN, OTG, Unified Communications|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The OTG Consulting Process

The OTG Consulting Process is providing benefits for both SMB and Enterprise type clients! Who is OTG? The Team was formed by a group of industry leaders in order to fill a gap in the marketplace. The Partners at OTG have led the companies that have defined business communications to date. We are going into a [...]

Everyone and their brother are now selling SD-WAN

There is an avalanche of SD-WAN offerings flooding the market! SD-WAN will do to MPLS networks what hosted VoIP is doing to the PBX and PRI! It is just another one of those technologies, "leapfrogging" what is currently in the market. SD-WAN allows for the best disaster recovery I have seen to date. This is not simply [...]

Seismic shift in the 2017 UC Landscape

Wow, We  had the privilege of experiencing a seismic shift in the UC market this week.  Amazon has announced Chime, their Cloud communication service. Just by the nature of Amazon's marketing muscle (and market segment domination expertise), will cause major disruption in the marketplace. I have been using the Chime service for a few days and [...]

By | 2017-02-19T10:10:17+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Categories: Amazon Chime, Avaya, Broadsoft, Cloud, Death of the PSTN, Unified Communications, Voice|0 Comments

The Evolution of Communications

As we look at the Evolution of Communications here in the final days of the PSTN, it is important to look out to the horizon and where things are headed. The large telcos are shutting down traditional communications, POTS (Plain Old Telecommunications Service) lines and PRI. There is a big push underway to move business customers [...]

Go To Market Strategy

We have lots of talented people here at OTG Consulting. Most have "been there and done that" when it comes to attacking this Telecom marketplace. We are doing lots of work helping Enterprise Executives  make the transition off the "Old PSTN" to the New World of communications. We also have many Service Providers we work with [...]

By | 2017-02-05T16:56:19+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Categories: Death of the PSTN, Go To Market|Tags: , , , |0 Comments