Voice Over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is a leading-edge technology that industry analysts are certain will revolutionize the way we use our phones. That revolution may be a quiet one, but there is truth in such grand language. The bare essentials of how we use the telephone are not going to change overnight; we’re still going to dial a phone number, and we’re still going to screen calls. But there are 3 major differences between VoIP and the current standard that will forever alter our relationship with the telephone.
MOBILITY – Have you ever wished you could take your office number with you when you travel? Maybe you have a toll-free number and you simply can’t be unreachable? Sure your cell phone will work, but how much will that cost? VoIP enables affordable mobility in unprecedented ways. The VoIP adapter that your phone plugs into is designed to be universal. You can connect it to any phone and broadband internet connection in the world and take any of your numbers with you wherever you go. Without roaming charges! And if you really want to explore the mobility of VoIP, try getting a phone number from another country. For a small monthly fee, you can get a number local to hundreds of cities around the world and take the long distance burden off of family and friends that want to call you.
CONVENIENCE – In the modern age, we use our telephones more than ever, and what we can do with them would astonish Alexander Graham Bell. We have call display, voicemail, call waiting, 3-way calling, and a host of other convenience calling features. VoIP, the new telephony, allows for these features and so many more. Think it might be fun to have your voicemail sent to you by email? VoIP can make it happen. But it’s real-time, online account management that separates VoIP from the the ways of yesterday. Sure, the old phone company will send you an online bill, but you can only g