AT&T Gives Business ‘Plain-Old’ Phone Service a Cloud Makeover | Texas

DALLAS, Oct. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — What’s the news? AT&T is modernizing business’ traditional analog phone lines using the cloud. AT&T Phone for Business-Advanced is designed to breathe new life into ‘plain-old-telephone-service’ (POTS) by pairing the reliability of POTS with the voice quality, security and lower maintenance costs of digital lines using market leading cloud capabilities with RingCentral. The new service is available now to nearly any business in the U.S.

Why is this important? Many businesses across the U.S. still use traditional wireline phone service not just for standard voice capabilities, but also for specialty functions. Tens of millions of alarms, elevators, fax machines, modems, and point-of-sale terminals across the country depend on these lines for voice and/or smaller-scale data transfers….

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