Understanding IP Telephony
Networking among interconnected telephone systems is possible today with new technologies. These automated telephone systems have contributed a lot o the productivity of business work force and they have lowered their operational costs.
The something happened to voice traffic when the transmission methods changed. The traditional circuit switching where callers used a point to point path to make a voice call, was replaced by VoIP and packet switching became the new standard to follow.
Now it is very easy to make calls to other countries that are connected to the internet at a very fast pace because of developments in data networking, wide area networking and the internet quality.
+++++++++++++++++++ Providers of telephone systems now offer IP enabled or pure IP solutions. And IP enabled system is a traditional digital telephone system that have adapt to support VOIP technology. Pure IP systems are based on pure IP switching methods with better scalability and more integration with 3rd party systems and software.
Broadband users can call over the internet for free using VoIP technology. But, if you have ever used Skype or messengers, you will that the other person must have the same software and be subscribed to the same service for it to work.
It is a disadvantage when only one of you is signed up for the service since for these free services to work, then the other party must also be signed up to the service. Breaking out of the VoIP network is then the only ways you can call another personal normally on a landline or mobile. You will have to pay the telephone service provider for this landline call.
Today, internet speed is every increasing and with this brings a better level of service for VoIP users.
Today, VoIP providers are becoming more commonplace and will continue to drive IP trunk services to small the medium businesses.
IP telephone systems give us many advantages including the following.
If each office location is enable with VoIP based phone systems, you can easily link each location together using the internet. There will be a free and seamless internal dialing across locations if the phone systems are lined together.
Now inter branch calls are free with VoIP telephone systems so you save on your telephone bills. In a VoIP system, the extension numbering is unified. There is centralized management and there is sharing of applications. You can to call inter offices for free and you simply need to dial the extension number to reach remote staff. +Small offices and remote workers or workers from home can also be integrated as part of the VoIP network.
VoIP telephone system features include use in any location viewing extension status, using voice mail, call recording, and vowing call history from anywhere.
VoIP telephone system is great for your business.