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Topic # 230623 5-Mar-2018 19:56
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Ok, so we are just in the process of setting up a very small office. Reception desk is where the router etc is at. All other pcs in office (just one now, but soon to be 4) connect wirelessly. 

 

Is 2talk a good pbx solution for this? If so, what kind of hardware should I be buying? Keeping costs as low as possible.

 

Are certain broadband providers better than others?

 

 

 

Thanks!

 

 


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  Reply # 1968435 5-Mar-2018 20:01
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how many lines and extensions are you wanting?

 

 

 

i would def recommend 2 talk, i use them for a few sites and a 3cx pbx on a debian based system and it work well




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  Reply # 1968442 5-Mar-2018 20:04
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1 phone line and 3 extensions - but the extensions are next to pcs that arent hardwired to the network is this an issue or no it just works (for my imaginations purposes) like cordless phones?


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  Reply # 1968448 5-Mar-2018 20:14
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Would you be happy with cordlesses?

 

If so, I recommend the Yealink W52P. Put a base next to your router (attached via wired ethernet) and buy another 2 handsets. They can all run off the one base. Coverage is pretty good (should cover a normal office situation easily).


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  Reply # 1968516 5-Mar-2018 21:19
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Yealink W56P with 3 W56H units. Slightly nicer and newer than the W52P units :) Fully wireless, base station next to the router.

 

Obviously - the best broadband provider would be 2talk but I wouldn't call them amazing for internet. Going with someone like Voyager would be your best bet.

 

If you need help setting up extensions on 2talk, feel free to chuck me a message, I've done so many of those setups and the layout can be a bit confusing!








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  Reply # 1968528 5-Mar-2018 21:39
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Fantastic, thanks so much

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  Reply # 1968640 6-Mar-2018 07:20
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CamH:

 

Yealink W56P with 3 W56H units. Slightly nicer and newer than the W52P units :) Fully wireless, base station next to the router.

 

Obviously - the best broadband provider would be 2talk but I wouldn't call them amazing for internet. Going with someone like Voyager would be your best bet.

 

If you need help setting up extensions on 2talk, feel free to chuck me a message, I've done so many of those setups and the layout can be a bit confusing!

 

 

 

 

Yep! Or W60 for that matter :) But I'd still go for W52 myself. I prefer the smaller handset & better bang for buck.


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  Reply # 1968674 6-Mar-2018 08:43
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I have both the Yealink T 26 and the Yealink W52P. The desk phone is superior to the cordless for an office environment. The desk phone has a decent speaker function and you can easily have a handsfree headset which is invaluable for long calls. I now use Yealink W52P for our house phones.





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  Reply # 1968793 6-Mar-2018 10:54
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Dulouz:

 

I have both the Yealink T 26 and the Yealink W52P. The desk phone is superior to the cordless for an office environment. The desk phone has a decent speaker function and you can easily have a handsfree headset which is invaluable for long calls.

 

 

 

 

Agreed! :) But the T26P requires a wired ethernet connection, and the OP stated this wasn't available at the location the devices are to be used.


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