Tag Archive: VoIP


Virtual Phone Service FeaturesSmall business owners and small businesses are getting on board with using a digital phone service.

The mobile-friendly capabilities and business-focused features are just a few of the appealing elements of this business communication solution.

Only a decade ago, if you owned a business and wanted to use your cell phone instead of an office phone, you needed to depend on your own cell phone plan and use your personal telephone number to keep in touch with potential customers. This would have kept you from developing a professional reputation. Continue reading

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Business Phone SystemsAn excellent and effective business phone system is the prerequisite of every modern business. If you are looking to buy a business phone for your company then there are three really important questions to address:

1. Is there a need to buy a full office phone system, including physical phones? Or your business can manage with the virtual phone system that would depend on the cellphones?

2. What are your service expectations? You will have to choose between the traditional telephone service (offered by local phone company) or VoIP that operates over the internet?

3. If you are opting for the VoIP system then do you want to have an on-premises system or are you open to using hosted service (cloud-based)?

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VoIP vs SkypeAfter the introduction of VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol, there has been a spectacular development of telecommunication technology.

The VoIP technology now allows transmission and receipt of audio signals by using Internet as a gateway, instead of using the conventional analog communication lines.

Talking about communication, Skype has been one of the most popular and recognized service providers of VoIP, which comes up with a lot of value added features. Continue reading

sip and skypeSIP and SKYPE both are the means to enjoy IP telephony. Find out the differences between the two.

FCC report of 2010 suggests that 23 % of all voice-based communications in the United States was performed via SIP-based communication system. SIP or Session Initiation Protocol is a signaling protocol which is necessary for initiating a communication and multimedia session over the Internet. Continue reading

What is a Softphone?

SoftphoneA softphone, or a software telephone is a system application that allows Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) connections from different computing devices.

In a company, softphones are at times referred to as soft clients. Several softphone application systems work together with a microphone and headset. Typically, a special VoIP phone, which is oftentimes called a hardphone, operates through the use of a device which is called analog telephone adaptor, like a Magicjack. This adaptor allows VoIP calling from a regular telephone handset. Continue reading

VoIP global dynamic

As global telecommunication networks shifts from older, copper wire based systems towards Internet based communications, some nations and world regions are further ahead than others.

In the next few years, Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is set to be the largest growing industry worldwide. Just as the development of railroads and teelphone lines helped fuel the growth of industry in the 20th century, the pace at which nations are able to adapt to digital communications will play a big role in determining their success in the online marketplace of the 21st century. Because VoIP does not rely on expensive phone networks, but rather on Internet networks, there is a large opportunity for VoIP growth in countries that traditionally have not had strong infrastructures. Continue reading

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