VoIP is very complex and can often be confusing to business and homeowners who don’t know a lot about the technology behind making VoIP phone calls. Most would rather focus their efforts on their business or enjoy being home from work and not bring more ‘work’ into their home than they already have. Nobody wants to spend days trying to figure out what phone service they should go with. They just want the decision to be made simple and pick the service that will save them the most money. They want to get a fair deal so they stop giving their hard earned cash to these money hungry phone companies that already rake in billions per year. But the problem is just that, VoIP is a complicated matter and most don’t have a clue where to start. That’s why we have provided the following articles that include facts and information about VoIP broken down into easy to read and simple to understand
At a very basic level the Definition of VoIP is Voice-over-internet-protocol or phone service where all calls are routed over the Internet rather than telephone lines. This is obviously an oversimplification and we don’t want to bog our readers down with a complex explanation of how it works, for further detail, if you must, you can read our VoIP Definition article, which explains it further.
What Is VoIP?
When it comes to VoIP there are many things to be discussed. First and foremost is the basic question of ‘What Is VoIP?‘ or ‘What Is Voice Over IP?’. A lot of people don’t know what VoIP is, sure they know what Vonage is, but to them it’s just another home phone service provider, and they don’t understand why the service is so much cheaper. To them it must be inferior if it cost over 50% less than a traditional landline. This is obviously not the case to anyone that knows even the smallest bit of information about VoIP and what it is.
How VoIP Works and Why I should Switch?
Two interesting questions that get asked often are ‘why should I switch to VoIP?’ and ‘how does VoIP work?’. The why is actually pretty simple… to save money. There are other reasons that we delve further into in our post how how it works and why you should switch but cost savings it the primary reason for the majority of people in making the switch.
What Are Internet Phone Calls?
Internet phones calls are VoIP calls. Simple as that. For further details read our post about Internet phone calls.
What Is Internet Phone Service?
When talking about Internet phone service people often seem to get confused about what it is. The truth of the matter is that Internet phone service and VoIP are synonymous, one in the same. So stop getting confused and start using those words and reading them as synonyms.
The setup for faxing over VoIP can be tricky at times if you aren’t experienced with this type of technology or have a nature ability toward it. Check out our guide for information on how to fax with VoIP?
5 Secrets To Save On VoIP After You Make The Switch
The savings doesn’t stop after you make the switch to VoIP. There are many other tips and tricks that can help you save more money on your phone bill each and every month such as package details with your ISP or volume discounts on VoIP hardware. We delve into some tips you will want to know about before making the switch, that could help you save more after the fact.