What Is VoIP Phone? How Does It Work?

What is VoIP Phone? VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) is an alternative to traditional telephone service that uses the internet instead of the public switched telephone network (PSTN). It allows users to make calls using computers, tablets, smartphones, and other devices connected to the internet.

They Are More Affordable Than Traditional Phones.

VoIP phone services are much cheaper than traditional landline phones because they use the internet rather than the PSTN. This means that calls are typically cheaper. The scalability means you can decrease the seats you no longer need rather than being stuck with lines that aren’t being used. You also won’t need to worry about paying for expensive equipment such as a fax machine or answering machine.

You Can Easily Switch Between Devices.

If you own multiple devices, switching between them can be difficult. With a VoIP phone service, however, you can easily switch between devices without having to make any changes. All you need to do is log into your account online and select the device you wish to connect with.

They Have Many Features That Landlines Do Not.

VoIP phones have many features that landlines do not. You can use them to call anyone at any time, even when you are away from home. You can also add extra features such as caller ID, voicemail, and conference calling. Call recording is a much sought-after feature as it becomes a requirement for many industries.

They Are Easy To Install And Set Up.

VoIP phones are easy to install and set up. All you need is an internet connection and a computer with a microphone and speaker. You can then download software onto your phone and start using it immediately. Businesses that provide VoIP phones typically have an implementation and engineering team to set everything up for you.

They Offer Better Sound Quality.

VoIP phones use internet technology instead of traditional telephone lines. This means that calls are made through the internet rather than through a cable or satellite provider. As a result, VoIP phones provide better sound quality than traditional landlines.

What our clients say

“Dealing with the team at Barclay Communications is an enjoyable process. It was refreshing to be able to say ‘here’s my problem’ and have them respond with ‘we’ll fix it for you’.”

– Christopher Milligan, Group Systems and Infrastructure Manager at Tayto

“Since switching to Barclay Communications, we have seen a dramatic reduction in costs with no unexpected charges. I feel much more in control now and always well supported by the in-house support team.”

Bruce McDowall, General Manager at NTS

“After an extensive tender process, Barclay Communications came out well on top. This was mainly due to their exceptional customer service, market knowledge, clear pricing proposals and professionalism throughout the process.”

– Saul Johnstone, Buyer for AG Barr