VOIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol, basically means speech that is transmitted over a digital network. You are using a high-speed internet connection for better phone service. Calls are diverted to the internet rather than the telephone line.
A computer is not required, but network resources are required. The same protocols or rules used for sending data over the Internet are used for sending voice broadcasts. Data is usually sent over packet networks.
In VOIP telephone solutions, this packet contains the voice signal as well as the MAC address or Media Access Control from the sender and receiver.
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Advantages of VOIP
There are several advantages to using VOIP over conventional POTS or legacy telephone systems. VOIP can be used for free phone calls.
1. Because VOIP uses packets, more information can be sent over the network. Data can be compressed, which now takes up less space and time, appearing in lower transmission costs.
2. More dynamic routing to another route when the selected route is not available.
3. VOIP works on all types of networks and with any device with an active IP, such as B. iPhone, iPad, and others.
4. VOIP is much faster
5. VOIP can integrate all other forms of communication, including video conferencing and streaming audio.
6. VOIP works on computer lines and no additional lines are required.