What VoIP Can Do for you

By: IC

Lets get to the core question first, what is VoIP? There are multiple names by which VoIP is called, these includebroadband phone and IP telephony. Basically, this new technology called VoIP allows voice calls to be routed through the net or any network that is based on internet protocol.

The basic difference between VoIP and the conventional phone is that while the latter utilizes transmission through circuit telephony lines, the former makes use of a network that is packet-switched where sound, coming through as data, goes through.

IP means Internet protocol. It is this code that carries sound and its signals over the web thus the name Voice over Internet protocol.

Now, what's in it for you? Believe it or not, there are advantages of utilizing VoIP technology. The following are its benefits.

VoIP is cheap and easy

Generally, VoIP service costs a lot less than the conventional phone, if not free. This is because only one network is used to transmit voice data through the internet.

Also, calls made from a VoIP system to another VoIP pc is basically free. However, a call made from a VoIP system to a public phone network is not. The one who made the VoIP call is usually charged.
However, there is a provider that gives a free VoIP call to a public telephone network, however rare it may be. VoIP User offers such service.

VoIP is user-friendly

Compared to a traditional telephone line, Voice over helps anyone do tasks that cannot be done through conventional telephony sources.

If you are the type that prefers to work and receive calls during your vacation at the Bahamas, Voice over IP will let you do so. Thanks to this technology, any call could be redirected automatically to your trusty VoIP device wherever you may be within the network.

Also, phone numbers are given out free of charge if used through VoIP wherever a person may be, as long as a specific place carries a provider that gives out such a service - VoIP User is one example.

VoIP is mobile

VoIP allows just about anyone to go anywhere there is a VoIP network service in the globe. Making one extremely mobile enough to receive and make calls.

VoIP subscribers who have a Washington phone number and get to travel to Europe for a business trip, if someone dials his/her number, the phone will definitely ring in this place. No matter that the call is being made in the U.S. Of course, a high speed web connection must be present, such as a WiFi.

VoIP could be integrated in any internet based instant messenger system, and no matter where someone is in the globe, a call could be made using such.

Making and receiving calls has never been this easy. Also, an extremely useful feature about VoIP service is that a video conversation could be possible as well as data exchange, an audio conference, address book managing, all at once. Do you get the picture?.

All in all, VoIP is a versatile tool that today's technology can offer for the mobile and extremely busy individual. There is no place, no situation that VoIP will not be able to handle. Of course, provided that a given place has a ready and available internet access. If so, with VoIP nothing is impossible.

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