VoIP allows you to make telephone calls using a broadband Internet connection instead of using a regular analog phone line.
What would you use VoIP for?
Why businesses should use VoIP. VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol, refers to the technology used in communicating calls and videos via an Internet connection. Since its introduction in the market, more and more companies have switched from using regular phone lines to this method of communication.
How does a VoIP phone work?
VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. A VoIP system works by taking your analogue voice signals, converting them into digital signals, then sending them as data over your broadband line. It’s a very useful way of making calls – for a start, once it’s set up it’s a lot cheaper than using normal phone lines.
What are examples of VoIP?
Some examples of applications that make use of VOIP technology are Whatsapp, Google Phone, Google Group Chat, FaceBook Video and Voice Chat and Skype to simply mention a few more common examples that are widely used.
Does VoIP require a special phone?
A: No, you do not need a computer for phone-based VoIP services. An ATA (sometimes provided free of charge through your VoIP provider) can be connected to your existing phone to a high-speed internet connection.