What Do You Mean By VoIP?

VoIP stands for the voice over internet protocol. Another name for this technology is the IP telephony, internet telephony or sometimes the cloud telephony. This is the technology which is used in making calls over the internet. People in the early ages and still use the Public telephone communication systems to make the calls but now with the advent of the internet this trend has been shifted to the to VoIP. The cloud computing providers has been opted by many individuals now a days.

The mechanism used in the traditional public telecommunication network is the use of the copper wire and these utilize the guided media to transfer the voice data and analogue signals. However the VoIP solutions transfer the voice data over the internet using various internet protocols and transfers the data in the form of chunks of the data known as the packets. The most common and famous protocol that has been utilized in this communication is the skype protocol and the SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). This protocol defines the rule for establishing the connection and maintaining it and then also defines the rule for termination of this session.

In today’s age there are many applications which provide you this facility. Each of these have their own the requirements. Some services allow the user to make the call if the next user has the same installed application whereas some other services work on the phone numbers and allow people to call other people based on these number. Not only this but some VoIP phone systems Sydney are installed as a desktop application and require a computer to work on but some VoIP solutions are designed for the mobile also and these can be installed as an mobile application through which the user can make a call. But in both cases, the user of the mobile and desktop application must have a stable internet connection in order for the call to connect.

The working of the VoIP is very much simple. It converts the signals of your voice from analogue to digital as soon as you connect to the call. These signals then travel over and reach to the destination phone or the device where the receiver interprets these signals and then again converts these into their corresponding analogue signals. The WiFi connection that you have at your home, office or at any café make it possible. It establishes a wireless connection between the caller and the recipient and allows the call sessions.