Current Universal Service Fund (USF) Rate
- Q3 2019 – 24.4%
- Q2 2019 – 18.8%
- Q1 2019 – 20.0%
- Q4 2018 – 20.1%
- Q3 2018 – 17.9%
- Q2 2018 – 18.4%
The Universal Service Fund (USF) is a government-administered fund used to support telecommunication services in rural and high-cost areas to low-income consumers, government facilities such as schools and libraries,
No matter what type of meeting you’re having – a sales call, team collaboration, a webinar presentation. Or who you are having it with, potential new customers, remote employees, or clients. There’s one thing that remains constant – Audio Is Everything. If you can’t share your content or hear your meeting participants, everything will literally be lost in translation. So, if you’re looking for clear, crisp, high-quality audio, implement these conference call audio improvements. Download the infographic to share with your team.
How many times can you open a conference call with “one fun fact about yourself?” At this point in my career, my Name/Title/Fun Fact is on auto-repeat. However, a good icebreaker doesn’t have to illicit a roomful of eye rolls. Instead, icebreakers can be a great way to warm up the room, increase meeting participation and engagement.
A lot of conference calls are made up of people who aren’t familiar with each other.
Setting up a conference call is simple. Learn how by following these easy steps and start your conference call today.
Setting Up a Conference Call
- Create a conference call account if you don’t have one.
- Select appropriate dial-in numbers for your callers.
- Pick a date and time for your conference.
- Send a conference call invite.
- Dial into your conference at the appointed time.
In today’s competitive business environment, even small increases in productivity can be enough to create and sustain a competitive advantage. So, if you’ve tried all the routine tricks out there, these six pieces of diverse productivity research may offer new insight that can make you and your team even more productive.
Illness Causes Billions in Lost Productivity
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You’ve done your homework. You’ve prepared for the big meeting. You’re standing in your Wonder Woman power pose. But, you’re unsure if the presentation is going over well. The room is silent and you can’t read your audience.
In professional just as in personal relationships, non-verbal communication often speaks louder than words. Are your clients interested? Confused? Bored?
Can you really get inside your client’s head?
Recognizing and interpreting body language cues can help you better understand your client’s needs.
Did You Know that Proper Manners Help Make Your Online Meeting More Productive?
Online meetings are an invaluable tool for connecting with everyone. From prospects and clients to coworkers and remote team members around the world. With a simple conference call or the click of a link to a web meeting, you can carry out everything from sales calls to status updates with worldwide participants – and with the addition of video conferencing,
It seems you can’t go anywhere these days without someone wanting to tell you about their favorite podcast – business podcast included! There’s a lot of great content out there. As of 2019, there are over half a million podcasts available with which to fill your time. Who would have guessed that an informative entertainment format that harkens back to the early days of radio days could be repackaged to make such a significant impact on 21st-century culture?