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Things That You Should Know About the Telecommunication Industry

The telecom industry which is also known as the telecommunications industry is here and here to stay. It is a behemoth in the global market. Telecommunications play an important role in the world economy, and the worldwide telecommunication industry's revenue was estimated to be $3.85 trillion in 2008. The service revenue of the global telecommunications industry was estimated to be $2.3 trillion in 2012, and is expected to touch $2.7 trillion by 2014. So the question is how do I fit in to that market?

If you're thinking you want a piece of that pie, the time has never been better! When you think of a recession proof industry what comes to mind? How about AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and T-Mobile these companies offer local and long distance telephone and internet access to homes across the world. These companies are increasingly trying to ramp up their network infrastructures to create capacity for the growing demand of services and products in the global market. Again, so what does that mean for you? It means that the opportunity for you to start a home based business or internet home based business is right at your fingertips. There are many companies out there currently looking for people just like you, to become successful entrepreneurs. Many of the major telecom companies have merged over the last 10 years in order to offer massive products and service portfolios, which mean more opportunities for you.

If you are going to start your own home-based business your most important contact point is your internet connection. When you are starting your business you need to think about the type of connection that will best suit you. If you are heavy on downloads you may want to consider a portable wireless connection. This means that you can take the internet with you on the road. If you need to be in the one spot and you rely on large downloads then obviously a fixed internet connection is for you.

You should not use your home phone number for your business. You could get caught out with one of your children answering your phone. This just doesn't look professional. You need a business landline and one of your best options is a VoIP service. You could go with a Skype service that won't cost you anything unless you make outgoing calls.

Everyone needs a mobile phone but if you are a home-based business owner you need a smart phone. With a smart phone you get access to your email and you can also update your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. A smart phone means you no longer have to waste any downtime. If you are stuck waiting in a queue or for food at a cafe you can respond to emails or update your status. This means that you have more free time at the end of the day to spend with friends and family.

No matter the size of your business, whether you have hundreds of employees or you work from home, telecommunications is important. If you want to work from home you need to concentrate on telecommunications. You need the right internet connection, you need to make sure that you have a business landline and you need a smart phone to keep in touch with people on the road.

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