VoIP phone service is a communication technology that enables you to make and receive telephone calls via the Internet. It is pronounced as "V-O-Y-P" which stands for Voice Over Internet Protocol.
VoIP phone service is also known as...
...and some other terms. They all mean the same and refer to VoIP phone service so don't get confused.
My adventure with 'VoIP' started back in 2000 when I left my home country. Never did I imagine that I would create a website and share my experience with you. More about that story on About Me page.
You know in the 90s many people used to ignore IP Telephony, perhaps because of its quality and didn't resemble a regular phone. However, it improved and nowadays VoIP is preferred over POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service). Let me take you through the system methods that were introduced in-order.....
As I said above VoIP has advanced so much so it's gradually replacing POTs (Plain Old Telephone systems). The below figures show you the growing number of VoIP users and market ...
Anyone who would like to ...
It can be said this technology is for almost everyone and every industry...
➦ Residential consumers
➦ Businesses of all size
➦ Governments, NGOs
➦ International students
Who's left? I bet you belong to one of the above category, no? Comment below.
Let's mention the disadvantages of VoIP first...
Disadvantages / Cons
➦ Update: Nowadays FCC is requiring providers to meet E-11 (Enhanced 911) obligations to solve the problem. E-911 is a system that automatically provide caller's ID number and location information to emergency service personnel.
Advantages / Pros
Obviously you will find the benefits numerous; I summed it up the main ones as:
➦ Tips: You can even
✔ make or receive calls for FREE
✔ get free phone number and
✔ get an ATA device (depending on your location and provider's plan).
Interesting? Visit free VoIP service page for more details. (opens in new window).
As you can see it's a win-win situation for everyone. VoIP eliminates your high-charges, increases your productivity and strengthens your core communications. Make it your choice as main system for your data, voice and video applications!
So do you already depend on VoIP or? Leave a comment below.
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