A: No, you do not need a computer for phone-based VoIP services.
However, you do need an existing broadband Internet connection.
You can also purchase a dedicated IP phone; but this is not necessary, as most providers offer a BYOD option.
Can you use a regular phone for VoIP?
Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) however, instead routes most of the call through the Internet, resulting in reduced costs to both the provider and the user of the VoIP line. The best thing about VoIP is that with the right adapter, you can continue to use the same phone you used on your landline.
Do cordless phones work with VoIP?
Cordless phones provide you the comfort of mobility within your premises while calling or receiving calls. Cordless phones in VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) work the same way as a regular cordless phone with standard phone connection. VoIP service providers have now made cordless phones available to subscribers.
What is needed for VoIP?
For VoIP with a computer, you’ll need… a laptop or desktop computer with an internet connection, the right software, and either a headset or speakers and a microphone.11 Dec 2017
What is a VoIP phone number used for?
Phone Numbers and VoIP Origination
In IP communications, the number is just an identifier for making calls on the network. One number can be attached to multiple devices, and a user can make and receive calls from the same VoIP number using their smartphone, desk phone or any other internet-capable device.