What is PRIVATE BRANCH EXCHANGE (PBX)?

A small telephone exhange, usually a replica that is connected to the telephone company’s exchange and is installed at the subscriber’s location. The PBX is capable of handling hundreds of telephone connections and has the ability to route incoming calls to the desired extension through automation or through a telephone operator. Latest PBX’s are based on a computer system and often require a connection to a server to aid it in the management of calls.

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