What Is VoIP And How Does It Work?

In these modern times, you can make a phone call from anywhere, and at any time, as long as you have an internet connection, a smart speaker, and voice over IP, or VoIP.

You may have heard that there are many reasons to ditch your traditional telephone systems in favour of VoIP, but what is VoIP?

VoIP is a type of technology that converts your voice into digital signals, allowing you to communicate directly from a VoIP phone or computer. In essence, it is a kind of phone service that is delivered through the internet, instead of through dedicated phone lines or a mobile service provider.

Why should businesses use VoIP?

Most businesses rely on being able to make phone calls and messaging, and VoIP has become the ideal solution to offer businesses a reliable phone service at a reduced cost. VoIP is relatively cheaper and is more flexible than traditional telephony systems, and comes with features you would not find with conventional phones.

VoIP is providing wireless communication for your teams 

You will already have an internet connection in your office, whether that’s on a local wired network or on WiFi, which means that to adopt VoIP, you will not need to invest in additional infrastructures such as more cables and sockets, or the work to install them.

A typical VoIP phone is almost identical to the normal business phone you are using. It comes with a handset, a receiver, speaker, and button placement. These features make them almost indistinguishable from ordinary business phones. 

They use the same keyboard as your landline phones. The keyboards have numbers and letters that enable you to enter texts. Therefore, if you own a landline phone in your business at the moment, you won’t have a hard time transitioning to a VoIP phone.

If you’re looking for more information about VoIP phones in Colchester, talk to us today.

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