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Why Property Managers Need POTS in a Box for Critical Phone Lines

Why Property Managers Need POTS in a Box for Critical Phone Lines

Discover how this innovative solution can safeguard your essential communication services.

What is POTS in a Box?

Atlantech Online POTS in a Box is a revolutionary product that provides reliable and cost-effective phone service for critical phone lines. POTS stands for Plain Old Telephone Service, which is the traditional analog voice service that many property owners and managers still use for their elevators, fire alarm systems, security systems, and other essential communication devices. These systems are critical for building operations and tenant safety. Why policy makers did not take this into account when authorizing the abandonment of the POTS network is a question for another time. 

As a result, POTS lines are becoming obsolete, expensive and are no longer maintained properly, and phone companies such as Verizon are phasing out their copper networks. This results in a big problem for property managers and building owners. POTS in a Box solves this problem by converting your analog signals to digital signals and transmitting them over a secure and redundant network, with backup power and cellular connectivity. Here are the top three reasons why property owners and managers need POTS in a Box for their critical phone lines.

POTS in a Box Saves Money

One of the main benefits of Atlantech Online POTS in a Box is that it can significantly reduce your monthly phone bills. POTS lines are typically charged by the line, and the rates can vary depending on your location and provider. Some property owners and managers pay as much as $100 per line per month, which can add up quickly if you have multiple critical phone lines. POTS in a Box, on the other hand, is charged by the device, and the rates are much lower than POTS lines. You can save up to 80% on your phone bills by switching to POTS in a Box.

Insure Reliable and Secure Service with POTS in a Box

Another advantage of POTS in a Box is that it provides reliable and secure phone service for your critical phone lines. POTS lines are vulnerable because of aging infrastructure, which can disrupt your essential communication services and put your safety and business at risk. POTS in a Box, however, uses a robust and redundant network that can withstand any adverse conditions and ensure uninterrupted phone service. Moreover, POTS in a Box (PIAB) encrypts your voice data and protects it from unauthorized access, hacking, or tampering. PIAD is aproved for Life Safety and is permitted under the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 72 as a Managed Facilities Voice Network (MFVN). Therefore, the service meets or exceeds national, state, and local building and firecodes. 

A key feature of POTS in a Box is that it offers backup power and cellular connectivity for your critical phone lines. POTS lines depend on the power grid and the phone company's network, which can fail or go down at any time. POTS in a Box, however, has a built-in battery that can provide up to 24 hours of backup power in case of a power outage. In addition, POTS in a Box has a cellular modem that can automatically switch to a wireless network in case of a network failure. This way, you can always stay connected and communicate with your emergency services, customers, or staff.

POTS in a Box Simplifies Phone Management & Maintenance

Another benefit of POTS in a Box is that it simplifies your phone management and maintenance. POTS lines require a lot of wiring, hardware, and equipment, which can be complicated and costly to install, maintain, and repair. Atlantech Online POTS in a Box, however, is a plug-and-play device that can easily connect to your existing phone jack, without any additional wiring or installation. You can also manage and monitor your POTS in a Box devices remotely, through a user-friendly web portal, where you can view your usage, billing, and performance. Furthermore, POTS in a Box comes with a lifetime warranty and 24/7 technical support, so you can rest assured that your phone service is always in good hands.

Lastly, property owners and managers need POTS in a Box because it future-proofs their phone service. POTS in a Box, is compatible with any phone technology, whether it is analog, digital, VoIP, or SIP. You can use POTS in a Box with your existing phone equipment, or upgrade to a new one, without any hassle or disruption. POTS in a Box also complies with all the regulatory and safety standards for critical phone lines, so you can be confident that your phone service meets the requirements and expectations of your industry and customers.

Final Thoughts

POTS in a Box is a smart and affordable solution that can save you money, ensure reliability and security, provide backup power and cellular connectivity, simplify your phone management and maintenance, and future-proof your phone service. If you are a property owner or manager who needs to protect your critical phone lines, you should consider switching to POTS in a Box today. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you with your phone needs.

Tom Collins
Post by Tom Collins
April 18, 2024
Tom is the Director of Enterprise Sales & Marketing for Atlantech Online. He has over 20 years of professional experience in the Internet Service Provider industry and is known for translating technology into positive results for business. A native of Washington, DC, a graduate from University of Maryland (degrees in Government & Politics and Secondary Education), Tom is also a five-time Ironman finisher.