Both Internet Protocol Telephony (IP Telephony) and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) define a way to carry voice calls over an IP network. This differs from using a public telephone network to send messages and works to improve call quality and affordability. It also allows users to make calls over large distances without having to deal with traditional phone lines. Many business owners take advantage of using IP Telephony in their offices and find that it works just as well, if not better, than traditional phone systems.
IP Telephony- This is more of general term for all technologies that use the Internet Protocol’s connection to exchange various forms of information including fax and voice. This makes it easier for businesses to communicate over long ranges and avoids using phone lines to do so.
VoIP- The primary purpose of VoIP is to standardize IP Telephony. It defines the way to carry voice calls over an IP network and how to best digitize the information so it can be transmitted smoothly and effectively.
The benefits of utilizing IP Telephony/VoIP include:
If your business is ready to harness the power of the Internet to make phone calls, then you’re ready to invest in a IP Telephony/VoIP system today!
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