Question: Does VoIP Require A Service Provider?

To be able to use VoIP, you need a VoIP service.

VoIP service is the service that you get from a company (called a VoIP service provider) that allows making and receiving VoIP calls.

It is like the Internet service you get from an Internet service provider or the phone service you get from a PSTN line telecom.

Do I need a provider for VoIP?

A: No, you do not need a computer for phone-based VoIP services. However, you do need an existing broadband Internet connection. With a computer, one can manage and use different features offered by the provider, but owning a computer is not required for VoIP service.

Is there a free VoIP service?

With some VoIP applications, you can make Internet calls for free. The most popular free VoIP provider is Skype (Est. Because Google’s is the only VoIP service that lets you call any landline or mobile phone in the U.S. or Canada for free.

What is a VoIP service provider?

A voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service provider offers VoIP Internet telephony solutions to residential and commercial customers. VoIP calls are like regular phone calls but they’re made over a broadband high speed Internet connection rather than over a regular telephone line.

Can I use a regular phone with 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.