Communication, both internal and external, is vital to the smooth running of any business. External communication with shareholders and customers creates awareness and helps increase market share for the company. Internal communication between the management and employees ensures that employees are aware of new developments in the business and helps foster loyalty. Conferencing services are widely used as an effective tool for internal support.

Teleconferencing allows more than two people to connect to a single phone call with the help of a conference bridge, which can be described as a server that can connect a number of phone lines to a single call. A teleconference solution is useful when a major part of the workforce in a business is working from home or when the business has a number of offices in various locations. It also helps inter-departmental coordination.

Phone conferencing provides the simplest solution to those businesses where internal support meetings are a necessity but the number of employees is too much to allow everyone to be accommodated at one place at the same time, or if the business runs 24/7 with different employees working different shifts. A teleconference can ensure that all employees are keep abreast of all the latest developments whether they are present in the office or not.

Telephone conferencing has come a long way in the past few years and combined with cutting edge technology, a conference call connecting all the employees together and even enabling them to share visual information and share views and opinions is as good as a personal meeting. In fact, it proves to be quiet inexpensive for the management to set up a call conferencing facility than arrange internal support sessions for employees every now and then. For employees also, it makes more sense to attend a voice conference to present their grievances and get performance appraisals from the comfort of their office or even homes than attend such sessions in person. So it is a win win situation for both management and employees.

Conferencing solutions may range from simple audio conferencing to high end web conferencing facilities. There are many reliable conference call service providers who provide competent tariffs and also unique features like call recording and online polls.

Teleconferencing service providers have customised software which ensure secure exchange of data and also good quality audio and video when a teleconference is conducted. For the purpose of internal support this proves to be a simple and inexpensive tool which is safe and effective too.