VoIP is short for Voice over Internet Protocol, VoIP uses your broadband connection to receive incoming and make outgoing calls to your customers.
VoIP has many benefits over standard telephone systems since VoIP is Digital while this technology has been out for many years it’s slowly becoming the new standard of making calls. Some of the benefits include:
Free Incoming Calls & No Line Rental
As you would expect from a standard phone service there is not costs of receiving calls, Also there's no line rental! So let's say for example you want a 0845 number for your business because it makes you look more of a bigger company than a small company operating in Dorset. If you do not make any calls, you have nothing to pay… every month.
Cheaper Outbound Calls
VoIP is extremely cheap when making calls to your customers, should they live in another country or should your employees need to dial mobile numbers pricing is much cheaper than standard BT and Virgin Media Prices.
No Contracts with VoIP Solutions
Most VoIP service providers have no contracts and are pay as you go, simply top up your account when you want to make outgoing calls and all prices of calls to all types of numbers are displayed on their website.
Choice of Number
VoIP Providers allow you to have multiple numbers should you want your business to have a 0300 number or 0845. Alternatively, perhaps your business is located in Dorset but you want a Southampton Telephone extension number with VoIP solutions this is no problem.
Free Office to Office Calls
VoIP offers free calls to other businesses using VoIP on the same provider so if you have multiple offices operating all over the UK or Globe the cost of calling is free since your only using your broadband connection to establish the call and not using any land lines.