VoIP Phones - is This Where Technology Has Brought Us?

By: Darlene Kaitlene

The resourceful technology called VoIP has created a storm in the world of communication. More and more people all around the world are opting this technology at homes and at offices. There was a time when even a telephone was an awe inspiring concept. And now we, humans have grown and evolved to such a stage, where we can make international calls at the snap of a finger and enjoy a communication which is crystal clear and dirt cheap.

VoIP, as by now we all know, stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. And VoIP phones are telephones and cordless phones that are VoIP enabled. Today, markets all over the world, are brimming with VoIP phones and you can find all the well known brands like Philips, Siemens, Panasonic, etc. All these leading brands have different variety of VoIP phones, which are: Skype Phones, Wi-Fi phones, USB phones, Skype headset etc. Consumers choose as per their requirements and their usage.

VoIP, as said above, are used both at home and offices, with the help of an ATA box. The ATA box connects the phone and the computer to the modem, which connects to the internet. At home, one can plug in the main base of the telephone or cordless phone to the ATA box.

VoIP requires a high speed internet connection for which one needs cable or DSL. However, it would be best if you have broadband connection since the speed is pretty fast in such cases. There are many service providers who provide broadband internet connection. Although the technology with all the providers remains same, however, there is a big difference in the pricing and plans that each provider offers. You can choose your service provider as per your requirements.

After you get internet connection, all you have to do is just dial in the international or national number from your VoIP phone and get connected to any corner of the world.

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