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T-Mobile USA is making a major push into the business-to-business market, offering a new unified communications suite for enterprises as well as a device financing program. The beefed up B2B offerings are part of the carrier’s broader strategy to expand its presence in the B2B market and challenge Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ), AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) and Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S).
T-Mobile’s “Office Connect” unified communications solution allows businesses to integrate their office and mobile phone systems. The suite connects to T-Mobile’s network and extends desk phone capabilities to mobile phones. Thus, employees can have only one phone number and a single voicemail box to manage. Office Connect also allows companies to route international calls using the least expensive option and have mobile long-distance calls billed at business rates. T-Mobile said the service will help businesses cut down on costs by minimizing the need for things like PBX upgrades and software licenses. Read more.Continue reading full post.