A Beginners Guide to Setting up a Remote Workforce

Posted in: IP Phone SystemsMobile WorkforceTechnologyUnified CommunicationsVoIP

    Are you thinking of setting up a remote workforce? You’re not alone! Kirill Tatarinov, the CEO of Citrix Systems, recently spoke on about the future of the work force; saying that by 2020, 50% of the workforce will most likely be working remotely. He went on to say that today’s professionals (executives, […]

Looking for a Shaw SmartVoice Review?

Posted in: InsiderIP Phone SystemsTechnologyTelephone CarriersTelephone SystemsUnified CommunicationsVoIP

A review of the Shaw SmartVoice solution… You may have heard about Shaw SmartVoice recently?  You might even be considering it for your business right now. Or, maybe you’re interested in knowing more about it before you make a decision on the future of your company’s communications. We’ve had a lot of questions from people […]

Mitel Acquires Toshiba Unified Communications Assets.

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Mitel’s statement on the acquisition of Toshiba Unified Communications assets Excerpts from Mitel’s statement on their acquisition of Toshiba Unified Communications was taken from Mitel’s press release the original source can be viewed here. Effective immediately, Toshiba customers and partners have a clear path forward with Mitel, including ongoing access to existing Toshiba products and services. In […]

Free Carrier Audit? How You Can Pay Less and Get Better Services.

Posted in: TechnologyTelecommunicationsTelephone CarriersTips & Tricks

What is a carrier audit, and why do you need one?   With the way business is done today, services like Internet, telephone, and fax lines (as well as the many other methods of rapid communication) are invaluable. Godfrey Reggio (the American film director) once said, “Technology has become as ubiquitous as the air we breathe, […]

Toshiba Canada Telecom Closing: What This Means For Our Customers

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Recently, Toshiba Canada announced it would winding down its global telecommunication systems business. As a Toshiba customer, you probably have a lot of questions; don’t worry, we have supplied you with answers to the most frequently asked questions. If you find you still have additional questions that are not listed, please don’t hesitate to reach […]

The Latest Addition to the Total Communication Services’ Family: Mitel Canada

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Proudly introducing our new partnership with Mitel, A Canadian based company. When Total Communication Services started business over 20 years ago, our mission was to provide top quality service to our customers. We wanted to take the complex and make it simple, provide the best quality service and features, while ensuring that each of our […]


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As partners of Shaw, we had the pleasure of being invited to join them in their volunteer efforts at the Calgary Drop-In Centre. Two members of our team, Troy McIsaac and Christine Dalton, spent most of last Friday lending a hand. And both were impressed with the work that’s being done at the centre to help […]

How long should my Business Phone System last?

Posted in: IP Phone SystemsPBXTechnologyTelecommunicationsTelephone Systems

This is a question that many business owners ask, “how long should my business phone system last?” usually followed by “how long will a new one last me?” We ask this question because it seems like in this day and age, nothing is built to last. We have mobile phones that we trade in every […]


Posted in: TechnologyTelecommunicationsTelephone SystemsTips & TricksUncategorized

Whether it is for protecting property and assets or ensuring the safety of your people and clientele – a video surveillance system keeps you wired-in to what’s going on at your business or facility. Advances in wireless technology are making it easier for businesses to install reliable and robust video surveillance systems without the cost […]

Five Must-Have Features To Look For In a Call Centre System

Posted in: Call CentresIP Phone SystemsTelecommunicationsTelephone Systems

For many businesses and organizations whose success is built on providing responsive customer support and a telephone-based sales strategy, a call centre might be more accurately referred to as a “nerve centre.” When choosing a technology platform to power your call centre, there are three big picture objectives that should guide your decision: * Improving […]