What is VoIP?
Voice over Internet Protocol is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol networks, such as the Internet.
Regular phone system works based on analog signals .These signals travel through a twisted pair of copper lines over the PSTN(Public Switched Telephone Network) at changing frequency. The PSTN uses circuit switching technology to get done this task.
IP Phone system works based on digital signals. In IP system we can make telephone calls over the internet. VoIP encapsulates audio into data packets, transmit the packets across an IP network and again encapsulates the packets back into audio at the other end of the connection. It stores all of your date in cloud and settings are accessible through a universal online dashboard. Using dashboard users can access their data , setup new call settings and add new phone numbers.
A regular phone system is suitable if you have limited conversation on one to one basis.
VoIP is best option if you have large number of clients to communicate across the world. VoIP enables to set up a conference call with people inside as well as outside your organization. It enables employees and managers to stay connected in business from anywhere in the world. Businesses are able to communicate with clients globally and selling their products and services in emerging economies
Regular Phone system costs more compared to VoIP. Regular phones require circuits and wires for signals to travel.
In VoIP, voice is converted into data packets and travel across an IP network. VoIP does not require any infrastructure, it just utilizes Internet connection. And also the cost of VoIP depends upon the type of service customers wants to use.
Convenient and reliable:
VoIP phones are easy to use compared to Regular phone systems. VoIP provides features like mobility, conference calls, video calling, recording etc. And we can connect all of our personal devices to corporate network will get phone calls directly to personal devices. VoIP makes our call convenient and effective.
VoIP phones don’t work without Internet and power. This is the biggest advantage of having normal phones. Internet plays an important role in VoIP phones we can’t make, receive calls without internet. Regular phones don’t need internet connection.
Regular phones get power directly from the wires connecting them to the phone network. VoIP phones need power supply.
Regular phones provide limited number of basic features. VoIP phones provide features like video calling, conference call, voicemail to email, automatic call forwarding and many more. Using VoIP we can connect to our clients across the world.