Wiring is different – VoIP phone systems use the same cable that connects a PC to the LAN at a user’s desktop.
Digital phones require both a voice cable and a data cable.
Digital phones do not connect via the data network so there is no concern with how the system will affect business data needs.
Is digital phone the same as VoIP?
While both digital and VoIP systems involve the transmission of signals, the way those signals travel through a network is quite different. Digital phone lines send signals through a circuit-switched network, while VoIP signals travel through a packet-switched network.
What is the difference between a SIP phone and a VoIP phone?
VoIP and SIP both refer to internet telephony, but are technically different. VoIP describes the type of phone call (over internet), while SIP is the industry standard method used to enable VoIP calls between devices.
What are digital phones?
What is a Digital Phone System? Digital phones are essentially the next technological step for the traditional office phone system. These phones still use traditional phone lines but convert the analog sound of your voice into a digital signal that is encoded and then decoded at the other end of the line.
Can you use a VoIP phone as a regular phone?
Using a VoIP phone
If you’re asking the question more in terms of can VoIP phones be used as regular phones, then the answer is also yes. Anything a regular phone can do, a VoIP phone can do too. It has a handset, rings, makes and receives calls, and is dialled in the same way.