Transcript VOIP Technology
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 • • • • • 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 More Information Please visit For more information.