The latest news reports on business telecommunication system developments and issues faced by the communications industry.

Do you need to upgrade your phone system?

Posted on 11/06/15

Are you looking to replace or upgrade your business phone system? We can help you save up to 25% off a Unified Communication system. Move your fixed landline to us and get 15% off, move your mobiles to us and get a further 10% off! Unified Communications (UC) enables better collaboration by unifying formerly separate modes of communication into a […]

Would you like FREE local, national and mobile calls?

Posted on 11/04/15

We can provide you with FREE mobile calls with any new SIP Trunking installation. Did we mention that you will also get FREE local and national calls when you have SIP Trunking installed? What is SIP Trunking? SIP trunking is a Voice over Internet Protocol and streaming media service based on the Session Initiation Protocol. We […]

We’re all packed and ready to move to our new office!

Posted on 11/03/15

Please note that as of Monday 27th April our new home will be… Unit 5 Barnsley Business and Innovation Centre Limited, Innovation Way, Wilthorpe, Barnsley S75 1JL Our phone number will be the same 01226 704610.

Unify and Active Voice & Data enable multi-site OpenScape Business deployment that dramatically improves team performance and drives new ways of working

Posted on 11/02/15

South Yorkshire Credit Union (SYCU), a savings and loan cooperative, has completely overhauled its customer service operations with the help of Unify’s OpenScape Business platform. In conjunction with long-term partner and winner of the Unify Private Cloud Solution of the Year Award 2013-14, Active Voice & Data, Unify has provided SYCU with this powerful all-in-one […]

We’ve won the Private Cloud Based Solution of the Year 2013/2014 award!

Posted on 11/11/14

What a way to end the year, we’ve been awarded with the Private Cloud Based Solution of the Year 2013/2014 award by Unify. This is for the UC solution we designed and implemented for South Yorkshire Credit Union, in partnership with Unify, Onyx and Gamma

A sim only offer for prepaid Vodafone business customers worth talking about…

Posted on 01/10/14

Unlimited UK landline calls Unlimited texts Unlimited cross network calls 10Gb Data 1000 minutes non-geographic, inclusive of 0800,0500,0808,0845, 0844 and 0871 Minimum contract 12 months Don’t miss out – contact us today on 01226 704610 or drop us an email [email protected] Offer available from 8th October 2014. Currently connections have to be complete before end 2014.

Back to school means back to work for most of us so how are you going to make the most of your time?

Posted on 11/09/14

We all know that the world is a lot smaller now than it was a few years ago. Gone are the days when you had to patiently wait for signed paperwork to arrive in the post. With advancements in technology we live and work in an environment that is fast paced, with information available at […]

Digital Region is closing will you lose your internet connection?

Posted on 16/04/14

As of August 14 all existing Digital Region connections in Sheffield and South Yorkshire will no longer be connected to the internet and anyone effected will need to find a new supplier – is that you? At Active Voice and Data we can provide you with Superfast Fibre Optic Broadband services offering download speeds of “up to 40Mbps” […]

Dial Through Fraud – have you heard about it?

Posted on 12/02/14

The chances are that if you have heard about Dial Through Fraud it’s because you have been victim to it. Dial Through Fraud costs the UK £1.2b a year, globally £40b a year and it is on the increase.  But what is it? Private Branch Exchanges (PBX) are telephone systems used by businesses to communicate […]