What equipment would be best for me?

Last updated -

Print Friendly Version of this pagePrint Get a PDF version of this webpagePDF

Much depends on what your requirement of VoIP is. PC or software based services are cheaper or even free, but offer fewer additional features. However, Software-based VoIP runs on your desktop or laptop making it more flexible and allows you to travel with it to anywhere in the world. Hardware/Equipment-based phones work like a standard phone, but come with enhanced features such as call forwarding and call diverts. However these can vary from simple to complex configuration and sometimes do not connect as easily as softphones. ATAs, or VoIP Adapters, connect your analogue phone to the internet so it can be used as a VoIP phone, but also offer less features and are not always compatible with all models of handset.

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful
This article is intended as a guide only and should be used in conjunction with any manufacturer or developer instructions available. The information in this article was correct at the time that the article was last updated. Differing product versions may cause variations to the instructions given and may also have an impact on any visual aid provided. Telappliant reserve the right to make any modifications without prior notification.