Information on Internet Calling
Internet calling, also known as VoIP, is a relatively new way of communicating, similar to a traditional telephone. The main difference between Internet calling and using a traditional telephone is that Internet calling uses your broadband IP connection to transmit the conversation rather than a phone line. Many people are switching over to using the Internet for phone calls because it is cheaper than using a phone line and it provides high quality.
There are many advantages to using this protocol to carry voice signals, including reliability, quality, and cost efficiency. Because Internet calling does not use a phone line, it is not susceptible to interruptions caused by lines being down, power failure, etc. Once you are connected to a call over the Internet, the chance of interruption is very low.
When it comes to the quality of Internet calling, it is constantly improving. As technology advances, so will the quality of your Internet calls. As of now, the quality of Internet calling is as good as, if not better than, the quality of traditional phone calls and it is improving. Do not worry about sacrificing quality to make Internet calls because it will not happen.
Arguably, the best aspect of Internet calling is the cost. This is especially beneficial when you are placing international calls. When using traditional phone lines, international rates are incredibly high and continue to increase. Since your IP is already connected to an international network, using that medium to transmit calls is much less expensive.
With all the benefits of Internet calling and more to come, it is destined to revolutionize the way we place international phone calls. There will no longer be a need to pay exorbitant phone rates for international calls. Perhaps in the near future, all calls will be made over the Internet.
If you are unsure as to whether or not you should use Internet calling service, try it out for free. All you have to do is download free software to your computer and we will send you a test line to try.