When businesses look into new office space, reducing operational costs is often top of mind. Office leases and utilities, along with payroll, are among the largest “fixed” costs for the average professional firm. Close behind is the “bundle” of technologies used in day-to-day operations, most of which are data-driven applications ranging from specialized software to common voicemail features.
This December 2014, the Epik team gave out sleeping bags to people living on the streets. There are more than 5,219 people surviving on the streets of Toronto on the coldest days of the warmest holiday.
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A recent article in The New York Times shines a light on a scam in which hackers break into a company's phone network to run up false six-figure charges in order to receive a cut of the profits. Often called a "traffic pumping" fraud in the telecom industry.
The article outlines how this is easier to pull off and more profitable thanks to the telephone services routed through the Internet.
It goes on to say that mostly small businesses are being impacted -- to the tune of $4.73 billion globally last year -- according to the Communications Fraud Control Association, because they often use local carriers, that lack antifraud systems.
Epik Networks provides 20 select locations with the ability to help businesses cut costs
Twenty select buildings in Vancouver's financial district will now be able to offer their tenants free, dedicated, fiber optic-based Internet services thanks to Epik Network's (Epik) On-Net Building strategy.
Epik, the first company to bring flat rate billing to Vancouver five years ago, is once again changing the telecommunications landscape in Vancouver. This time it's with a new model that sees office buildings implement the infrastructure needed to completely eliminate Internet fees for their commercial tenants.
Voice Over Internet Protocol technology* (VOIP) is a cost-effective alternative to traditional analog phone systems and is seeing marked increase in popularity.
*VOIP enables phone services to be delivered over the Internet, rather than through traditional telephones lines.
Dynamic mural provides a phone number directing visitors to an accompanying neighbourhood soundscape
A new art installation at the Davenport railroad underpass (located at Davenport Avenue and Dupont Avenue in Toronto) will allow visitors to interact with what they see and access an accompanying neighbourhood sound artwork through a phone number powered by Toronto’s Epik Networks.
The mural, Synesthia, by Toronto artist Paul Aloisi of Ideas In Places, is an interactive public art installation whose visual composition was inspired by sound recordings made on site. Those sounds, of trains, are then accessed through a designated phone number noted on the mural (416-222-4897).
Advanced call centre capabilities of big business now available and affordable to smaller companies
Fifteen select office buildings located in Toronto’s financial district and the Yonge/Eglinton neighbourhood will now be able to offer their tenants free dedicated, fiber optic-based Internet services thanks to Epik Network’s (Epik) On-Net Building Strategy.
In North America where the average person has a smartphone, tablet, computer and an endless selection of apps and programs, why is the average business still hanging on to 20th century technology? Every two to three months we host a seminar for business leaders and managers that covers how businesses, too, can effectively adopt advanced communication technology.