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Telecommunications Services

Communication companies provide telecommunications services that facilitate information exchange from one location to another. These services include: -Fixed-network services such as data retail, internet retail, and voice retail. -Fixed-data services such as dedicated/private lines. -Packet and circuit-switched access services such as frame relay, asynchronous transfer mode, IP, Integrated Services Digital Network, DSL, and multichannel multipoint distribution service [MMDS]. -Fixed-voice services such as PSTN and retail VoIP. -Mobile telecom services such as SMS and mobile data access. -Wholesale/carrier services. Service providers offer these telecommunications services to customers for a fee.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Telecommunications Services

An SMB uses and pays for for a variety of telecommunication services to communicate with customers, clients, partners, investors, and suppliers. These services allow an enterprise to execute day-to-day tasks, such as sales, marketing, customer service, project management, and financial management.

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