Thursday, February 1, 2007


Why use VoIP?

There are many reasons to use VOIP, but the two major ones are Lower Cost and Increased Functionality

Cost savings with VoIP

Due to the explosion of broadband in recent years, more and more people have fast internet connections at their disposal. With VoIP, every call you make can be treated as a "local" call - the internet has no concept of international. When you access a web page in the United States from the United Kingdom, you don't pay an "international" rate - you simply have a flat rate connection fee. VoIP can be viewed as a similar utility to web access or email - if you're on the internet with a fast enough connection, you can speak to another party without incurring any call charges whatsoever, as long as the other party is using a device compatible with yours.

What is VoIP ?

VoIP is basically a clever "reinvention of the wheel." VOIP stands for Voice Over IP, or in more common terms phone service over the Internet.
If you have a reasonable quality Internet connection you can get your phone service delivered to you through your Internet connection instead of from your local phone company.

Some people use VOIP in addition to their traditional phone service, since VOIP service providers usually offers lower rates than the traditional phone companies, but sometimes don't offer full 911 service, phone directory listings, 411 service, etc

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