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Voice Over Internet Protocol, popular as VOIP is growing in popularity significantly day by day due to its flexibility and features. The basic principle of VOIP technology involves the transformation of the voice into discrete digital signals that is forwarded to the broadband internet.

Facts about Voip Broadband Phones

Voice Over Internet Protocol, popular as VOIP is growing in popularity significantly day by day due to its flexibility and features. This new mode of telecommunication has surpassed the popularity of telephone companies and the mobile companies in a very short interval of time. VOIP is a set of related technology that enables you to make or receive voice calls using a broadband Internet connection instead of a traditional phone line. This is why they are also called broadband phones or internet telephony.

Principle Of VOIP Technology

The basic principle of VOIP technology involves the transformation of the voice into discrete digital signals that is forwarded to the broadband internet. Now, the high speed internet connection converts these digital signals into voice before reaching to the listener.

Accessories Required For VOIP Phone

To access the functioning of VOIP phones, the first thing required is a broadband (high speed Internet) connection. This is highly recommended to have a high speed internet connection as quantity and quality of data transfer by the internet is directly proportional to the bandwidth speed. In general, there are two types of bandwidth, the upload bandwidth and the download bandwidth. Upload bandwidth is responsible for sending the data and the download bandwidth is for receiving the data from internet.

VOIP phones generally utilizes 90 Kbps bandwidth for high quality sound call and hence it is recommended to use a broadband bandwidth of 90 Kbps. In case the bandwidths peed is low than the VOIP service provider lowers down the voice quality by lowering down the bandwidth to 60 Kbps or 30 Kbps.

In addition to that a computer, adapter, or specialized phone is required to avail the service of VOIP. If you are using a computer to access VOIP service you will need a software and a microphone and if you want to use a VOIP phone than you can plug directly into your broadband connection and operate it like a conventional telephone.

Uses of VOIP Broadband Phones

  • The Voip Broadband Phones can be used in place of the traditional analog phones especially for making long distance calls as it makes the call rates very cheaper.
  • This facility is very useful for the multinational companies for business point of view as Voip Broadband Phones are provided with various value added services such as caller ID, call diverting, 3-way calling and call waiting and above all they use this service to make various international calls in a cheaper rates or even free of cost.
  • VOIP Broadband Phones service providers gives a facility of virtual phone number. These virtual numbers are beneficial because they are provided with an area code of the area from where you get maximum number of calls and to those numbers the call rates are made significantly lower.

Facts to be known while using VOIP Broadband Phones

This is a known fact that use of VOIP broadband phones has various advantages over the analog phones and hence much popular. By keeping certain things in mind you can utilize the uninterrupted services of VOIP phones. Some of them are:

  • As the principle of the VOID technology is based on the transmission of digital signals,s so it is always recommended to use a high speed internet connection to maintain the quality of voice calls.
  • You should be always ready with power back up as any interruption in the power supply can lead to break down of internet connection resulting in the stoppage of VOID service.
  • One more important thing to be kept in mind it, you should always update the VOID service provider with your current address so that they can contact you at the time of emergency by their 911 service.

VOIP phones are equipped with several functions and value added services that makes this technology much liked by the people all around the world. And by keeping certain things in mind you can access all the services of a VOIP phone without any disturbance and interruption.

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Posted on: December 28, 2011

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