While the percentage of U.S. households that have “cut the cord” is nearing 20 percent, a different and more intriguing trend seems to be emerging with businesses. Specifically, as Cliff Edwards points out in the current Business Week, companies are increasingly opting for a “third way” for their phone systems.
The idea is for employees to get a single number for both desk and mobile phones. All calls from either source are routed through the corporate landline. This allows for greater efficiency and flexibility in calling plans, especially when the number of employees can fluctuate significantly.