PBX system

June 26, 2009  //  Posted by: Techie  //  Category: Communication

PBX, Communication, Office gadgetsPrivate Branch Exchange (PBX) differs from a general public carrier in that it offers its services to a particular office or business only. It can ramify into Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX) and Electronic Private Automatic Branch Exchange (EPABX). PBX is used for connecting intra business telephones to each other. It utilizes trunk lines for connecting the phones to the general trunk line so that common public can access them.

Unlike key systems and hybrid systems, PBX systems select their outgoing lines in a fully automatic way. PBX systems include an internal switching network, logic cards, UPS, stations or telephone sets and console and interconnecting wiring.

Today, PBX technology uses Internet protocols for telephonic transmission. They are VoIP oriented and are also known as IPBX. Earlier, Private Branch Exchange meant a lot of manual control and clerical operators. Today, IPBX has brought it within means of automation and hence far bigger data packets can be availed.

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