What You Need to Know to Get Started With VoIP
By Nadeem Unuth, About.com Guide
Introduction to VoIP
The following are essentials for anyone who wants to know what VoIP is. Get introduced to the technology and see what it brings to you.
How VoIP Works
If you have a curious mind and wonder how on earth VoIP gets your voice through at so low cost, here are pieces of content that will illuminate you.
- The Internet Protocol - The IP Behind The Voice
- How Does VoIP Allow Calls Between IP Networks And PSTN?
- Voice Compression in VoIP
Glossary of Some Important VoIP Terms
Knowing the VoIP jargon is part of being successful in using the technology. VoIP shares most of its technical terms with other communication technologies, since it diffuses in most of them.
- What is PSTN?
- What is a Softphone?
- What is TCP?
- What is SIP?
- What is an ATA?
- What is Delay?
- What is Echo?
- What is Latency?