VoIP is short for Voice over Internet Protocol.
Voice over Internet Protocol is a category of hardware and software that enables people to use the Internet as the transmission medium for telephone calls by sending voice data in packets using IP rather than by traditional circuit transmissions of the PSTN.
What is VoIP and how it works?
Today you can make phone calls anytime, anywhere using an Internet-connected computer, a headset, and voice over IP (VoIP). VoIP is the technology that converts your voice into a digital signal, allowing you to make a call directly from a computer, a VoIP phone, or other data-driven devices.
What is a VoIP number used for?
Phone Numbers and VoIP Origination
In IP communications, the number is just an identifier for making calls on the network. One number can be attached to multiple devices, and a user can make and receive calls from the same VoIP number using their smartphone, desk phone or any other internet-capable device.
What are examples of VoIP?
Some examples of applications that make use of VOIP technology are Whatsapp, Google Phone, Google Group Chat, FaceBook Video and Voice Chat and Skype to simply mention a few more common examples that are widely used.