Understanding IP Telephony
Because of modern technology, today’s telephone systems although still doing the same functions, have enable different systems to get interconnected with each other. 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 point to point path in traditional circuit switching that callers used is now replaced by VoIP and packet switching.
Developments in data networking and the internet quality can now allow calls to be sent across worldwide internet connections at such a past pace that qualities issues have diminished.
+++++++++++++++++++ IP enabled or pure UP solutions are not provided by telephone system providers. IP enabled+ refers to traditional digital telephone systems that have been adapted 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.
One can make free calls over the internet for broadband users which is the most basic VoIP. But just like when using Skype or messenger , the other party should also be subscribed to the same service so that it will work and there will be communication with the two of you.
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. If you want to make a normal call to someone on a landline or mobile you have to break out of the VoIP network. Then you call gets charged.
Today, internet speed is every increasing and with this brings a better level of service for VoIP users.
Small and medium services have need now subscribe to service by VoIP providers since it is getting common place.
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. If they are lined together, internal dialing across locations is seamless and free of charge.
You no longer have to pay for telephone services if you are making inter branch calls. 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.
Some of the features of VoIP systems include viewing extension status, use in any location, using voice mail, call recording, and viewing their call history from anywhere.
VoIP telephone system is great for your business.