Voice over internet protocol, or VoIP, allows you to transmit voice calls as digital data packets through IP networks over the internet rather than use the traditional method that sends analog signals sent along the public switched telephone network (PSTN).
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There’s no additional equipment required for a VoIP system, which saves your business time and money. You can place a VoIP call with any regular phone or mobile device, or install special internet protocol (IP)-enabled VoIP phones if desired. Switching to a VoIP provider typically saves companies between 40 to 90 percent on traditional telephone services.
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A VoIP phone (also called an IP phone or internet phone) is a device that uses the internet instead of a phone line to transmit and receive calls.
Where regular phones simply transmit audio signals from one phone to the next, a VoIP phone converts what you say into your phone into digital signals. It then transmits those signals through the internet and converts them back into audio so the person on the other side of the call can hear what you said.
A VoIP phone is typically a phone that can be plugged into a data connection instead of a phone jack. But VoIP services often also offer a software-based phone application (or softphone) that can be downloaded to a mobile device so that it behaves like a VoIP phone.
The cost of a VoIP phone system is relatively minimal compared to installing an in-office system. The hardware requirements for a VoIP phone system typical include:
Once the system is installed, the price for monthly voice service can vary based on the number of users you have on your system. Details on the monthly cost of Jive’s VoIP service is available here.
Yes, you can use a regular phone with VoIP. You’ll need what’s called an analog telephone adapter (ATA). The ATA converts voice signals from your regular, or analog, phone into digital signals that can be transmitted through your VoIP phone system. Most VoIP providers can outfit you with an ATA.