How Does VOIP Work?
Frequently Asked Question
To use the VOIP technology, you need only one of the following three pieces of equipment:
(1) a regular telephone linked to the Internet,
(2) a specialized Internet phone, or
(3) a microphone on your computer.
Once you have connected one of these to your computer and downloaded the software, you are ready to make a phone call over the Internet. Simply place and receive calls as usual.
Why has it taken so long for VoIP to reach the mainstream?