Voice over IP is short for Voice over Internet Protocol, and is better known as VoIP.
Voice over IP refers to the transmission of voice traffic over internet-based networks instead of the traditional PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) telephone networks. The Internet Protocol (IP) was originally designed for data networking and following its success, the protocol has been adapted to voice networking by packetizing the information and transmitting it as IP data packets. VoIP is now available on many smartphones, personal computers and on internet access devices such as tablets.
VoIP can facilitate tasks and deliver services that might be cumbersome or costly to implement when using traditional PSTN:
These and many other advantages of VoIP are making businesses adopt our C2 Communications VoIP phone systems at a staggering pace.