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  Voice over IP - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While most Voice over IP (VoIP) systems deployed in the Enterprise as a replacement of aging PBX systems still remain proprietary, carriers and ISPs have started to invest heavily in their next generation infrastructure based on SIP.
In order to use VoIP during a power outage, an uninterruptible power supply or a generator must be installed on the premises.
If VoIP and cellular substitution becomes very popular, some ancillary equipment makers may be forced to redesign equipment, because it would no longer be possible to assume a conventional voice-grade telephone line would be available in almost all homes in North America and Western-Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Voip   (2539 words)

  
 Darwin Executive Guides - Voice Over IP
VoIP, or voice over Internet protocol, allows you to send voice communications over the Internet and avoid the toll charges that you would normally receive from your long distance carrier.
VoIP packages phone conversations in the same way that data (an e-mail or a download for example) is packaged and then sends it across the same line.
VoIP is predominately used for personal instead of enterprise-wide use, but like everything else, as the technology changes so will the people who use it.
guide.darwinmag.com /technology/communications/voip   (2052 words)

  
 Voice-Over-Internet Protocol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
VoIP converts the voice signal from your telephone into a digital signal that travels over the internet then converts it back at the other end so you can speak to anyone with a regular phone number.
VoIP may also allow you to make a call directly from a computer using a conventional telephone or a microphone.
Your VoIP provider may permit you to select an area code different from the area in which you live.
www.fcc.gov /voip   (1173 words)

  
 » VOIP | IT Facts | ZDNet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
VOIP to be $4.1 bln industry by 2010, not $5.4 bln industry by 2008
Residential VoIP equipment shipment volume experienced a similar sequential dip as enterprise IP phone shipment volume in the Q1 2005, which was due to high inventory levels at that moment in time.
VoIP is seeing further penetration, with an average of half of respondent central offices (COs) deploying next gen voice gear by 2006.
blogs.zdnet.com /ITFacts/index.php?id=C0_28_1   (1907 words)

  
 VOIP EZ - Voice Over IP
The VOIP for Businesses category is for those considering a VOIP solution for their business or work place.
VOIP is here to stay, and the technology is gaining momentum daily.
Competition for Vonage Even though Vonage has had a head start in the VoIP market, it faces stiff competition from VoIP companies that are more than 1500 in number in the US itself.
www.voipez.com   (395 words)

  
 VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) - VoIP uncensored
VoIP applications can generally be used with a simple microphone and computer speakers, but IP telephones or VoIP boxes can also be used.
VoIP applications can generally be used with a simple microphone and computer speakers, but IP telephones or VoIP boxes can also be used, providing an experience identical to normal telephoning.
In the past year, the quality and reliability of VoIP technology has improved to the point that vast numbers of users have abandoned their standard telephone contracts entirely, in favor of VoIP.
www.voip-guide.org   (603 words)

  
 VoIP User - Voice over IP resource
We discuss the latest VoIP industry developments in the VoIP forum which is fully indexed and searchable.
We think that VoIP and presence are the two key items which have forced two power-house companies to join forces.
VoIP as a commodity within a network is value-less - we all more or less consider voice to be free on IM networks.
www.voipuser.org   (442 words)

  
 VoIP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
VoIP providers need to go beyond the $19.95 flat rate plans and have to assure "mass market" consumers of their durability and reliability.
Jason Talley, president and CEO of Nuvio Corporation, a leading VoIP provider commented on the unexpected bill revision, “The amendments that were made to this bill obviously demonstrate a gross misunderstanding of the way that our technology operates and touches traditional telephone networks.
VoIP services have caught mainstream media's imagination (if not the consumer's) but the real story is that of applications, and applications that are layered on top of new VoIP networks.
www.corante.com /voip   (3744 words)

  
 VoIP Watch
BandWidth.com has rolled out their Broadband VoIP quality tester to help end users determine if they've got the network in place to handle a quality voice over Internet service.
VoIP Magazine's Robert Poe has a perspective on AT&T's decision to use the heartbeat method to insure 911 service is in place to protect it's customers.
As the VoIP 2.0 story starts to unfold I think you will see more of Peerio and what it is able to do, how it works and who's lining with Popular Telephony.
andyabramson.blogs.com /voipwatch   (4294 words)

  
 VoIP - a Whatis.com definition - see also: Voice over IP, Voice over Internet Protocol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
VoIP (voice over IP - that is, voice delivered using the Internet Protocol) is a term used in IP telephony for a set of facilities for managing the delivery of voice information using the Internet Protocol (IP).
VoIP, now used somewhat generally, derives from the VoIP Forum, an effort by major equipment providers, including Cisco, VocalTec, 3Com, and Netspeak to promote the use of ITU-T H.323, the standard for sending voice (audio) and video using IP on the public Internet and within an intranet.
A technique used by at least one equipment manufacturer, Adir Technologies (formerly Netspeak), to help ensure faster packet delivery is to use ping to contact all possible network gateway computers that have access to the public network and choose the fastest path before establishing a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) sockets connection with the other end.
searchnetworking.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid7_gci214148,00.html   (411 words)

  
 VoIP White Papers, VoIP Product Literature, VoIP Webcasts and VoIP Research Reports.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The ascendancy of VoIP presents a number of challenges to the service provider with regard to data capture, processing, and billing.
The risk and threat to enterprises deploying IP telephony are very real, and although few incidents have been reported in public, these are expected to increase in number as IP telephony deployments increase in number and size.
VoIP is one of the most important emerging trends in telecommunications, but it introduces both security risks and opportunities, read this white paper to learn about the challenges of VOIP security.
whitepapers.tmcnet.com /rlist/term/VoIP.html   (656 words)

  
 Voxilla :: All VoIP . . . All the Time
But backers of the SIP protocol are on the brink of releasing what VoIP pioneer Erik Lagerway believes is a vastly more useful and powerful open-source alternative.
Service providers are scrambling to meet a July 29 federal deadline to get "affirmative acknowledgment" from their customers about VoIP's 911 service limitation.
Widespread fraud is the biggest problem facing VoIP, and it is costing service providers of all sizes millions of dollars, causing customers severe service headaches and forcing at least one provider to go belly-up.
voxilla.com   (554 words)

  
 VoIP Solutions - Overview
VoIP provides many benefits for all levels of users, from networking equipment manufacturers and designers who are providing next-generation equipment to service providers, who are marketing these services to business and home users.
VoIP also reduces infrastructure cost by converging voice and data networks and more fully utilizing available IP bandwidth.
Advanced Applications – Because VoIP utilizes a compressed and packetized digital format, the potential for advanced multimedia, multi-service applications are virtually limitless.
focus.ti.com /docs/apps/catalog/overview/overview.jhtml?templateId=975&path=templatedata/cm/level1/data/bband_voip_ovw   (226 words)

  
 PBX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
VoIP technology will enable businesses and consumers to significantly cut costs of telephone services while retaining the ease-of-use of the common telephone.
Revenue for VoIP services in that region is expected to continue to grow, soaring to 1,431 percent to $19.9 billion in 2009, according to the report.
If you are looking to get into the voip residential market, hosted pbx subscriber services, voip billing, voip enhancement downloads, and softphone applications you may be eligible as a partner or development investor.
voip.blogs.com   (7137 words)

  
 PBX: Satellite Internet & VoIP for IRAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This technology when combined with existing VoIP networks enables subscribers to feel the advantage of having access to some of the lowest costs for termination in and out of the country.
US soldiers in Iraq have been using VoIP to call home and there are several opportunities in providing VoIP services separate from the Military controled communications routes.
VoIP is by-passing the Iraqi telecommunications establishment and stringent rules of "no-voip" that was experienced in 1996-2003.
voip.blogs.com /pbx/2004/11/satellite_inter.html   (376 words)

  
 Voip - Voice Over IP - Voip Phones
Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP), commonly known as Internet Voice, is the technology that makes this possible.
There are some VoIP services that limit you to making calls only to people with the same service, but there are others that give you the freedom to call local, long-distance, international, and mobile numbers.
Similarly, there are VoIP services that require you to make phone calls on a special VoIP phone or your computer, but others will make it possible to use a regular telephone through an adaptor.
www.voip.mn   (197 words)

  
 VoIP - voip-info.org
Voice over IP (VoIP) defines a way to carry voice calls over an IP network including the digitization and packetization of the voice streams.
IP Telephony utilizes the VoIP standards to create a telephony system where higher level features such as advanced call routing, voice mail, contact centers, etc., can be utilized.
Deploying VoIP service provides cost savings and end user benefits, but deployment itself can cause many call quality and network related headaches if not planned and implemented properly.
www.voip-info.org /wiki-VOIP   (641 words)

  
 VoIP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
VoIP technology provider Quintum Technologies was happy to announce that its Tenor AXT and AXM VoIP MultiPath Switches have just received the iBasis, Inc.s DirectVoIP certification.
The rapid adoption of VoIP technology is the death knell for traditional telephony, says a new study from IT research firm Info-Tech Research Group.
VoIP companies are stepping up and sounding-off with the latest news on the FCCs ruling regarding VoIP regulation.
www.tmcnet.com /channels/voip   (2124 words)

  
 VoIP Providers - VoIP Services - Broadband Phone Company Providers
Voip Review Provides review and comparisons on Voip providers across the world.
VoIP Review is committed to bring to you the best broadband phone company providers.
Most voip services are feature packed with voicemail, caller id, call waiting, 3-way calling, call forwarding, unlimited long distance, and more.
www.voipreview.org   (434 words)

  
 VoIP Now
The cause of our VoIP tribulations might have something to do with the fact that a few days before moving to Vonage we switched our DSL service from a static IP address to a dynamic one.
According to the report, SMBs that are keen on VoIP implementation do not get adequate information and support from the major VoIP providers.
The trueVoice startup kit includes a free analog terminal adaptor that is required for the compatibility of non-IP phones with the VoIP service.
www.voipnow.org   (570 words)

  
 What is VoIP?
VoIP telephone calls can be placed either to other VoIP devices, or to normal telephones on the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network).
Calls from a VoIP device to a PSTN device are commonly called "PC-to-Phone" calls, even though the VoIP device may not be a PC.
Calls from a VoIP device to another VoIP device are commonly called "PC-to-PC" calls, even though neither device may be a PC.
www.tech-faq.com /voip.shtml   (292 words)

  
 Get Up to Speed on VoIP | CNET News.com
Bell Canada is developing an IP migration plan, which includes VoIP equipment from Nortel, for each of its corporate accounts in 2004.
A white paper on the importance of MPLS in VoIP.
Maybe it's because VoIP can eat up a lot of bandwidth, making it too much of a loss leader for their broadband divisions, one insider suggests.
news.com.com /2001-7352_3-0.html   (904 words)

  
 Home - VoIP Magazine Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the first of what presumes to be an annual affair, we are soliciting feedback on the first great VoIP list of 2006.
Service interop may be the next revenue opportunity for providers and enterprise IT departments might benefit the most from just such a feature.
Enterprise networking studies from IDC report that solid revenue opportunities are being generated by the adoption of wireless LAN and IP telephony.
voip-magazine.com   (475 words)

  
 What is VoIP? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Short for Voice over Internet Protocol, 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.
One advantage of VoIP is that the telephone calls over the Internet do not incur a surcharge beyond what the user is paying for Internet access, much in the same way that the user doesn't pay for sending individual e-mails over the Internet.
VoIP also is referred to as Internet telephony, IP telephony, or Voice over the Internet (VOI)
www.webopedia.com /TERM/V/VoIP.html   (580 words)

  
 VoIP News - VoIP, Industry News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
VoIP operators get temporary reprieve from 911-notification deadline, delaying possibility of disrupted service for tens of thousands.
Tens of thousands of VoIP users could see their service disrupted, as FCC moves ahead with Net telephony requirements.
Microsoft announces the buyout of VoIP start-up, aiming to replicate Skype's service inside its IM client.
news.zdnet.com /2038-1035_22-0-topic.html?id=6190&name=VoIP   (518 words)

  
 VoIP NEWS - Carrier and Enterprise Trends
SURF Communication Solutions, established in 1996 and now a leading developer of high-capacity multimedia processing software and boards for the telecommunication infrastructure field, announced today that it has secured a round of funding with the participation of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI), Giza Venture Capital (leaders of the round), Pitango Venture Capital, and others.
VoIP, Inc., a leading provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) hosted communications solutions for service providers, resellers and consumers worldwide, today named David Sasnett as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.
VoIP, Inc. today announced B. Michael Adler has been named the company's new chairman and chief executive officer.
www.voip-news.com   (493 words)

  
 InfoWorld: VOIP TechIndex
VoIP may be vulnerable to barrage of threats
Vonage Holdings Corp., the rapidly growing provider of residential VOIP (voice over Internet Protocol) service, declined to comment Thursday on a press report that the company was planning to go public.
While some mobile operators plan to restrict users from making voice over IP (VOIP) calls over their wireless data networks, Germany's E-Plus Mobilfunk GmbH and Co. KG is encouraging VOIP through a deal it announced Thursday with Skype Technologies SA.
www.infoworld.com /techindex/voip.html   (2056 words)

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