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NEWS: BT plans to stop taking new ISDN requests in 2020

Posted by Amina Addow on Apr 11, 2019 1:04:26 PM
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It’s now been confirmed by BT that they plan to stop taking new Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) in 2020 in the run-up to switching off the service altogether by 2025.

This means that small businesses would have to start considering alternative options very soon.


What is ISDN?

ISDN is a communication device for digital transmission of video, voice and other network services over traditional circuits of the public switched telephone network.

Though an ageing technology around 6.4 million UK businesses still uses telephone lines via ISDN.

With new technology coming into the frame it’s now time for UK businesses to look at other options to support their telephone line.

How should small businesses prepare for the ISDN switch-over?

The time is now to start making the switch to VoIP to minimise the effect on your business.

There’s a wealth of benefits that come with cloud-phones from cheaper costs, multiple numbers and easy to set-up! Read more here.

We invite you to look at our packages and see how we can help get the best deal for your small business.

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