What is VoIP?
VoIP is a general word describing conversations that happen over the internet. It stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. VoIP is commonly referred to as ‘Voice over Internet’ and ‘Voice over broadband’ as well. VoIP lowers the overheads for providers, resulting in really cheap phone calls for you, and free calls between you and other VoIP users! Technical Stuff: Voice over Internet Protocol, is the routing of voice conversations over the Internet or through any other IP-based network.
The service we offer at Control Networks offers a VoIP to PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) gateway, allowing you to dial regular PSTN numbers from your internet connection! Control Networks VoIP is a Voice Service Provider or VSP. With a VSP, you dont need to know the IP address of a VoIP phone to call it, you just have to know it’s extension number on that VSP.