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Basic Features of VOIP

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VoIP technology has attracted people all over the world in a very short span of time, due to its advance and numerous features over the traditional phone lines. VoIP provides a number of best features that suits your requirements for your convenience.

VoIP technology has attracted people all over the world in a very short span of time, due to its advance and numerous features over the traditional phone lines. VoIP provides a number of best features that suits your requirements for your convenience. VoIP offers abundant features that are much enhanced, useful and interesting. Many of them are even provided free of cost by the VoIP service providers. Some of the attractive features of VoIP are listed below:

Free Calls:

Most of the VoIP service providers provides the facility of free in-network calling feature. Through this feature, you can call someone free of cost in any part of the world if the person to who,e you are calling uses the service of the same VoIP provider as you. This is a great feature that enables you to call long distance free of cost. It is more liked as you can directly use internet phones in order to make calls or you can even make computer to computer calls.

Portability:

One of the most beneficial feature of VoIP is its portability. You can take your telephone and an adapter or if you have an IP Phone with you and use it anywhere if you have an internet connection.

Moreover, now a days, WiFi phones are also available that has added a new feather to the portability of VoIP . Many hotspot are available at different public places such as airport, parks and cafes where and you can make VoIP calls while you are not at your workplace.

Caller ID Block:

This is a special feature that enables you make a discreet call to someone, if you want to hide you number and identity from showing up at the other phone.

To activate your called ID block all you need is to dial 67 before you dial the number. Due to the policies of Federal Communications Commission (FCC), this service is provided free of cost by thr VoID service providers. As per the rules of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) all phone companies should make available the facility for Blocking and unblocking of Caller ID free of cost with all the calling plans.

Three-Way Calls:

Though three way calling is not a new concept as it is also possible with the standard phone system but when you talk about VoIP phones it is much easier to connect three persons residing at any part of the globe. Moreover you can make this conference in a very cheaper rates in comparison to the traditional phones. In addition to that some VoIP service providers allows you to connect to ten persons at the same time which is not possible with the conventional phones.

Softphone:

VoIP provides softphone solution, through which you can make call through your computer any local or international landline or mobile phone. This is also called Pc-to-Phone VoIP and you need to install a software to run the application of VoIP in your computer.

In addition to the software you need a high speed broadband internet connection a headset or speakers and microphone. The calls are either free of cost or you have to pay significantly lower costs for making the calls.

The services and features of VoIP does not limit here, but there are various other features provided by the VoIP service providers. Such as Free Second Line, VoiceMail Viewer, Online Account Management, Incoming Call Routing, Block List, Call Waiting Caller ID, Call Waiting, Call Hold, 3-way Conference Calling, Enhanced 911, 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee, Bandwidth Saver, Remote Click2Call, Failsafe, Free International Minutes, VoiceMail-to-Email, Remote VoiceMail Access, Outbound Caller ID Block, Incoming Caller ID with Name, Simultaneous Ring, Speed Dial, Directory Assistance Block, 7, 10 & 11 Digital Dialing, Local , Long Distance Dialing, Free In-Network Calling, Keep Your Number, 211 Community Service, 811 Call-Before-You-Dig Service, International Call Block, Voicemail, Web Based Call Logs, Do Not Disturb, Anonymous Caller Rejection, Outgoing Caller ID with Name, Call Forwarding, Contact List, Operator Block, *69 Call Return, Bring Your Own Device, Refer A Friend, 7-Day Customer Support, 311 City Service, Click2Call and Fax Catcher.

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Posted on: December 28, 2011

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