ISDN Switch off
The ISDN switch off is happening in 2025, Are you ready?
Why is this happening?
Communications and technology have advanced significantly over the past 30 years. Although some improvements have been made to the ISDN network, these have been overtaken by the progress of internet-based communications.
Internet Protocol (IP) simply means that calls and data are exchanged over the internet. Exchanging information over the internet is faster and gives greater flexibility for users too.
With a nationwide infrastructure and investment in fast internet products, Internet Protocol is the modern alternative to the ISDN.
When do I need to act?
All traditional phone lines will be switched off
Dates and Deadlines
ISDN lines are no longer be available for purchase. The switch off will be complete by December 2025. However, orders for new lines have already been stopped in some parts of the country.
You can wait until your local exchange is switched off or you can take action and upgrade now. It’s entirely up to you.
Want to read more about the ISDN Switch off? Download our Data Sheet now.
Good News - We can help
The good news is that IP telephony has many benefits.
Benefits that are worth having right now. Which means you don’t have to wait for your local exchange to be switched off to upgrade. Switch on the benefits of VOIP. Before ISDN switches off. VOIP stands for Voice Over Internet Protocol, sometimes shortened to ‘Voice Over IP’. It means that voice and data are transmitted over Internet Protocol instead of copper wires. It’s essentially telephony in the cloud. VOIP is an opportunity to future-proof your business. You can upgrade straight away to take advantage of free calls, lower line rental, greater flexibility and better performance.
COST SAVING FREE local, national and UK mobile calls and lower line rental. Without the expense of new and complicated hardware.
CONNECTION & CONTROL VOIP connections are more reliable, and you can scale lines up or down when you need to. Ideal if you need to upsize, downsize or move.
CONTINUITY VOIP can handle emergencies easily. Designed to support disaster recovery and business continuity, you can re-route calls to an alternative location. Fast.
COMPATIBILITY – In most cases, your phone system equipment will be compatible with VOIP services. So you won’t need to change your phone
The ISDN Switch Off: Explained
Clamouring to upgrade to the cloud?
Here are the key takeaways
- ISDN stands for Integrated Services Digital
Network. It’s a digital telephone network that
transmits voice and data at the same time
- BT will be shutting down all ISDN lines by
- VOIP lines (Voice over Internet Protocol or
Voice over IP) will gradually replace ISDN lines
- The benefits of VOIP are worth having right
now. You don’t need to wait for ISDN lines to
be switched off to upgrade
- VOIP is easy to install and doesn’t require a
change to your phone system
- You’ll get FREE calls and lower line rental
- Installation is also FREE
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the rest. No downtime. No new system. No
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