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Traditional phone lines are going. Is your business ready for the ISDN switch off?



In other words to the ISDN switch off, by 2025, Openreach aim to kill the old  tech of the traditional phone  lines (ISDN) with internet- based replacements.


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Make sure you are ready for the switch off or you

could be like this guy. A dead phone line and customers with no way of calling your business.

To avoid this feeling, you need to consider switching. Even though 2025 seems far away, you should still consider switching soon to avoid disruption to your business. Switching will even bring some benefits.

Why is the ISDN switch off happening?

The traditional phone lines are outdated and offer little to no flexibility by tying businesses to physical locations to answer the phone. More and more businesses are moving to hybrid working. A blended model of working in the office as well as from home. It’s the best of both worlds, a lot say “it’s the way of the future”:

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“Over 70% of people want to work from home in the future”

– Statista 2021

The best alternative to support hybrid working is a switch to a VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) system. From physical phone systems based on your premises to cloud based, hosted  systems that require very little initial outlay. Dalys can find the right fit for you.

Benefits include:

  • Your business will make huge savings with cheaper calls and no more expensive line rentals.
  • Colleagues can make and manage phone calls from anywhere in the world.
  • No need to set up your employees with their own work mobiles and sim cards.
  • No longer tied to desk-based handsets, calls can be made through PCs and Mobile apps.
  • Better disaster recovery service in the event of a power cut or natural disaster.

What do you do next?

There is plenty of time to make the switch, but it’s important to start soon to avoid disruption to your business. Openreach have already confirmed they will stop installing new “traditional” telephone lines in most areas this year.

Daly Systems can take the stress away with 25 years experience delivering market leading Telecoms and IT service solutions. We offer a variety of hosted and physical phone systems using SIP trunks(Session Initiation Protocol). SIP trunks are a virtual version of the traditional phoneline that can make huge cost savings for your business. Speak to a dedicated Dalys Account Manager to work with you to find the best solution for your business.

Call Dalys today for a free consultation 0116 242 6996