VoIP Explained

Written by Andrew Taub

Voice over Internet Protocol or VoIP, is one of today's hottest and most confusing new technologies. Because of allrepparttar confusion and complexity, Teleco has written this page to inform and educate you. We hope you find it helpful. VoIP consists of 2 major technologies....

Making Calls Overrepparttar 147682 Internet

This isrepparttar 147683 most common use of VoIP. It is also called VoIP lines or trunks. If you have a high speed internet connection, like cable modem, DSL, or T1, you can use your high speed connection to make phone calls onrepparttar 147684 internet. There are many companies like Vonage, Lingo, and VoiceWing (Verizon) that offer VoIP lines. Cable companies also offer VoIP lines, but only if you have their cable modem service. So, to boil it down, instead of getting your dial tone from Verizon overrepparttar 147685 traditional phone network, you get your dial done from your internet company. Any phone system made (even an old one) can take advantage of VoIP lines. You do not need an IP based (IP PBX) or even IP compatible phone system.

The advantage of VoIP lines are:

Lower Bills. Usually you pay a flat monthly rate and all your calls inrepparttar 147686 USA and Canada are free You can take your number with you. If you move aroundrepparttar 147687 corner or acrossrepparttar 147688 country with VoIP you can keep your existing phone number even if you move to a different area code. Multiple area codes. You can get phone numbers from different area codes or even overseas numbers. Portability. You can moverepparttar 147689 VoIP router with you and take your service easily with you. You can even set it up to use your laptop and a WiFi connections to make calls from anywhere you can get high speed internet access. Features. VoIP lines come with Caller ID, Call Forwarding, and lots of other great features. The problems with VoIP lines are:

Quality is not as good as traditional phone service, but it's close and getting better allrepparttar 147690 time. Set up can be very challenging. Depending on how fast your internet connection is, it may be possible to make several calls atrepparttar 147691 same time overrepparttar 147692 internet. However,repparttar 147693 more calls you make at oncerepparttar 147694 slower your internet connection will be andrepparttar 147695 poorerrepparttar 147696 sound quality of your calls will be. Faxes, modem, and alarm systems don't work well over VoIP lines. Sometimes they won't work at all. If you need a lot of lines,repparttar 147697 cost ofrepparttar 147698 high speed internet connection may outweighrepparttar 147699 savings. There are some minor technical issue using VoIP lines and Automated Attendants and Voice Mail systems. If your internet access goes down, all your phone lines go down too. VoIP lines normally don't work ifrepparttar 147700 power does out, but you can set up back up batteries. Right nowrepparttar 147701 Government does not tax VoIP service. If that changes VoIP may not be price effective anymore. Connection Remote Workers or Remote Offices....Voice over IP Stations.

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