VoIP Vs IP Telephony?
Is there a difference between VoIP and IP Telephony? Technically speaking YES.
Although VoIP and IP Telephony are commonly used with other similar terms, technically speaking there is a difference. Briefly here are what differentiate them
- IP Telephony is when you make an on-site call within your LAN (local
area network). For instance, at home or work when calling to a
co-coworkers or manager.
- VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) is when
you make a call to an off-site location or WAN (Wide Are Network). For
instance, when you call to your family, friend, co-worker at branch
office in same or different city. Or even across the continent.
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