Does Voice Over IP Telephony Spell the End for Traditional Telephones?

Written by Nick Carter


Just What is Voice Over IP Telephony?

Voice over Internet Telephony is technology that means you can hold telephone calls overrepparttar Internet or an IP network. It eliminatesrepparttar 147777 need for having separate lines for your Internet connection and dedicated voice transfer lines. There are many advantages to VoIP but because it is still an advancing technology you need to shop around to findrepparttar 147778 best deal. No cumbersome circuit switching is required and there is no depletion inrepparttar 147779 bandwidth associated with normal dual line systems. VoIP protocol means that voice data is only sent overrepparttar 147780 network when it needs to be, freeing up that bandwidth when you arenít making Ďcallsí.

What arerepparttar 147781 Advantages of VoIP.

Voice over Internet Telephony isnít widely used in office networks, let alone inrepparttar 147782 home, however if you make international phone calls then you are probably being routed through IP infrastructure because ofrepparttar 147783 lower costs of calls. What this does mean, though, is thatrepparttar 147784 infrastructure is quite obviously already in place and anyone who chooses can do so easily. This means that you can Ďcallí friends, family or associates using your own VoIP withoutrepparttar 147785 need for them to haverepparttar 147786 same technology installed.

The costs are phone calls that are reduced dramatically by using VoIP and oncerepparttar 147787 infrastructure is in place there are usually little or no additional infrastructure charges required making it a cost effective and affordable telephony solution.

Because VoIP is a new technology you getrepparttar 147788 usual advantages of employing a new technology; increased technological advances and new technologies are employed meaning you get a state ofrepparttar 147789 art system. Telecommunications providers have been regularly using IP networks to transfer voice data and so most ofrepparttar 147790 teething problems have been thoroughly investigated and ironed out and allrepparttar 147791 advancements made have been integrated into a system you can have installed in your home, office or business.

You donít necessarily have to transmit your calls overrepparttar 147792 Internet, and for more secure calls you can use private IP networks. For this reason many large businesses already have IP systems in place making inter-business calls much cheaper.

Electronic numbering makes it possible to dial traditional E 164 phone numbers connected entirely by your Internet connection. This means that you wonít face any call charges whatsoever, and all you will have to pay will berepparttar 147793 cost of your Internet connection.

DECT - A Simple Explanation and How We Can Benefit

Written by Jason Morris


DECT stands for Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications. Unlike analogue cordless phones that used to be frequent in many homes and businesses aroundrepparttar world, DECT is a digital wireless communication technology that is through its advanced reliable infrastructure bound to make cordless phones even more common in businesses and homes aroundrepparttar 147776 globe.

DECT formerly stood for Digital European Cordless Telecommunications standard. This is becauserepparttar 147777 technology involved was primarily developed by European companies. It was changed to reflectrepparttar 147778 global acceptance of this cordless telecommunications technology.

DECT uses TDMA which stands for Time Division Multiple Access, to transmit radio signals, muchrepparttar 147779 same as Global System for Mobile communication (GSM). GSM is designed for mobile communications over longer distances, where as DECT has been designed especially with short distances and large user numbers in mind. Many of todayís modern cordless phones can operate in dual mode, givingrepparttar 147780 user seamless DECT and GSM integration.

Below are five major applications of DECT cordless technology;

1. Cordless Private Branch Exchange (PBX) This allows companies to connect to a wired telephone company and then re-distribute their calls over a DECT cordless phone system through a radio antenna. Users could each have their own number and make use of allrepparttar 147781 features of a fully functional PBX phone system. A DECT cordless PBX phone system would be especially useful to companies or organisations that have a large number of mobile employees, such as warehouses, hospitals and building sites etc. It is even possible to convert a wired PBX into a fully functional DECT cordless system withrepparttar 147782 addition of specialist DECT equipment to your existing wired phone system.

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