What is VoIP?

VoIP goes by many names. Voice over Intenet Protocol, Ip Telephony, Broadband Phone, Internet Telephony, Broadband Telephony and Voice over Broadband. They all mean the same thing. It is the routing of Voice conversations over the Internet or through any other IP (Internet Protocol) network.

Another definition of Voice over Broadband is a way of taking analog sounds and turning them into digital data that can be tranmitted over the internet and then turning the data back into analog sounds.

Now that we have the definition how does Voice over Internet Protocol relate to you.

This realatively new technology allows Internet Telephony Companies to offer you phone services that are much cheaper than what you can purchase from your typical analog telephone company. They also normally offer free long distance, free caller ID, free voicemail, and many other options that typically have cost extra with most analog landline phone companies.

The leading companies in the Internet Telephony Industry include Skype, Bresnan Communications, Vonage.com, Packet8 and many more.

NetZero one of the largest dial up internet service providers is also offering internet Telephony. NetZero Voice: Save money on your phone bill with a brand you trust. Sign up now and get your first month free and a free headset.

Another major player in the Voice over Internet Telephony is Packet8 VoIP for only $19.99 a month.
8x8, Inc.

SunRocket, Inc.


***** Voice over IP and Vonage Links *****

Test Your online Access for Vonage Upload Speed
Why is Vonage Upload Speed important? How fast does your connection need to be for Vonage? How do you check your connection speed?

What is a Vonage Internet Phone?
Vonage VoIP Phone How it Works. Who can I talk to with a Voip Phone? Can I call a landline or Cell Phone or just other Vonage Phones?

What Are Vonage International Phone Rates?
What Are Vonage International Phone Rates? How many countries can you Call for Free with Vonage VOIP?

What is a Vonage 800 Number?
What is a Vonage 800 Number? Why are they usefull? How much do Vonage 800 Numbers cost and how can you get one?

Vonage Review, How well does Vonage really work?
Our Vonage Review, How well does it work, How much does Vonage Phone Company Service cost us?

What is a Vonage Virtual Phone Number?
Where and how does a Vonage Virtual Phone Number work? How much do they cost and how do you get one? Are Virtual Numbers Available Internationally?

Vonage Business Plan
Different Vonage Business Plans. How to sign up for a Vonage Business Plan. Features of the Basic 1500 Business Plan and the Premium Unlimited Business Plan.

What is Voip?
How does VOIP Telephony work? Who are the Providers of VOIP Service in the USA?

How does the Vonage SoftPhone Work?
Vonage SoftPhone. Turns your laptop into a Vonage 500 Minute per Month Mobile Internet Phone.