Should My Business Still Have a Landline?

Many people have given up on using landlines for their mobile devices. It’s just more convenient for individuals to have all their calls directed to their smartphones, because they always have them while on the go, in the office, or at while at home. It’s become a question for businesses if they even need landline phone systems to run their daily operations. Here is some insight on the matter.

Efficient Communication

A central factor in all successful businesses is efficient and clear communication. Business representatives not only need to communicate with customers but with other business partners as well. It’s a more engaging form of communication than email and messages are received much more clearly than through typed communication. Although mobile devices are convenient, landline services come with benefits that help with directing and controlling communication.

Service Benefits

Multi-line phone systems are much more cost-effective for businesses. Although it makes buying or leasing expensive equipment necessary, the benefits are often worth that cost. Being able to have a system that allows calls to be directed appropriately and managed sufficiently will create the professionalism that all businesses require. It allows you to assign representatives to the specific task of handling and forwarding calls.


For the purposes of professionalism and reputation, your phone service needs to be reliable. Cell service, at best, is only as reliable as your location. If you happen to take a meeting that is out of range, it’s possible that you’ll miss important calls and messages that you won’t have access to. Landline services are much more reliable and, even in the event of a power outage, will not result in a disruption of service.

Growth Potential

It is the goal of every business owner for their company to grow and reach a larger customer base. With that goal in mind, it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to handle a higher volume of calls with just your cell phone. A landline service with a multi-line system will help you stay organized.  

Delta Intellicom for Your Business Phone Needs

Ready for your VoIP project? Delta Intellicom can satisfy all of your telecommunication needs, whether you need help with your new VoIP system or just want to streamline your existing office phone network. We have served the Maryland, Washington, D.C, Northern Virginia, and Pennsylvania areas for over 20 years and offer an unparalleled customer experience. We have the expertise and products to fulfill all of your phone service and data needs. For more information, contact us online or give us a call at 1-800-946-3358. For more tips, follow us on Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.