VOIP Technology

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VoIP Technology
By: Dan Del Vecchio &
Isaac Juneman
What is it?
Voice over Internet Protocol
How does it work?
What you need
Headset
USB
Phone
$35 - $110
$28 - $60
Adapter
(wireless)
$129 - $210
Why VoIP?
• Pro’s
– Low cost
– Integrate voice and data
applications
– Great for video
conferencing
• Con’s
– Some services don't work
during power outages
– Difficulty connecting to 911
dispatchers
– Errors
Driving Factors of VoIP
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Growth of the Internet and wide usage of IP
Avoid long distance charges
Speed
Flexibility
Exciting future
Service Providers
• VoIP Providers include:
FCC Regulation
• Currently in the proposal stage
• Comply to the same regulations as
traditional telephone services
• Will VoIP services be connected to the
public switched telephone network?
• How will VoIP services handle
emergency services such as 911?
• CPUC believes VoIP services are
public utilities and subject to its
regulatory authority.
• Jeffrey Citron, CEO of VoIP provider
Vonage Holdings, stated “too much
regulation would retard innovation.”
Conclusion
• VoIP is a new technology that enables voices to
be delivered using IP
• Alternative to public switched telephone networks
• The main driving force is to avoid long distance
charges and other fees
• Practical for large organizations
• Exciting future: IP conferencing, distance learning
applications, voice web browsing.
• Very hot topic right now in relation to voice/data
integration
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