Quick Answer: Does VoIP Affect Internet Speed?

VoIP and internet speed

The speed of your connection is very important.

If you have a very fast connection then VoIP won’t affect it too much.

In fact, talking on a VoIP call for an hour uses less bandwidth than surfing the net for an hour so it won’t affect your bandwidth too badly.

What Internet speed do I need for VoIP?

Typically, only a broadband Internet connection can provide the minimum bandwidth for VoIP calls. For the best call clarity, the minimum speed for VoIP phone calls is between 90 kbps (kilobits per second) to 156 kbps at the other end of the VoIP speed spectrum.

How can I improve my VoIP performance?

Here are six steps you can take to maximize the VoIP call quality within your business.

  • Install a DECT Phone. Ethernet is the best connection method for VoIP systems.
  • Reduce Bandwidth Use.
  • Upgrade the VoIP Router.
  • Reduce the WLAN Frequency of Your Wireless Connection.
  • Invest in a Quality Headset.

Is VoIP service reliable?

The truth is, VoIP phone systems provide reliable and high-quality professional calls. The perception that internet-based calls aren’t reliable stems from the early days of the web tools when technological innovation outpaced the infrastructure available to host it.

What Internet speed do I need for Vonage?

Vonage recommends minimum upload speed of 90 kilobytes per second or greater per phone line to attain the highest audio quality.