6 Facts About VoIP

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Let’s look into some VoIP facts industry which will change your point of view to the sector.

Do you know these VoIP facts in your business?

1.VoIP is 44 years old

Did you ever wonder about the timing of the first VoIP call? VoIP is much older than you think. First VoIP call was made in 1974 by ARPANET, in other words, the first internet. The name of the algorithm was “continuous variable slope delta” (CVSD) modulation. A real-time voice record was sent at 16 kb/s. between the Information Sciences Institute and Lincoln Lab. This communication was one-way, but in December 1974, the very first two-way communication via VoIP was made.

2. VoIP was used for advertising

Once upon a time, VoIP users had to listen to the adverts before the calls. After a while, the sector started to grow and the providers started to use PC equipment and the rise of the VoIP users made the calls free. But from the advertisers’ side, VoIP is known as a very effective and smart channel to promote something.

3.If quality matters, then VoIP

When you make a call via PSTN phone lines which has a range of 300 Hz to 3.400, the sound will not be clear and precise like VoIP calls. VoIP provides a range between 50 Hz and 7kHz that affect the quality directly. You can easily feel the difference such as more clear sound and smooth phone conversations.

4.Make or receive calls without any physical phone

You don’t need to have any physical phone to make or receive calls with VoIP. You can use your laptop to call somebody by downloading a softphone app that enables you to make or receive calls. Very simple!

5.Economy is the most important reason for using VoIP

Besides the many advantages of the VoIP, the main reason behind the success of this sector is the economy. VoIP is always reducing the costs of International calls without compromising from the quality and also much more qualified than the expensive traditional calls.

6.Do you choose to pay %90 more to international calls? Ok, don’t use VoIP

VoIP is reducing the costs of international calls like %90, less. Assume that you have a global company and your employees have to talk with their customers from all around the world, every day. With a good internet service provider, you can reduce your costs and also with many advantages of VoIP, you will have a chance to extend your business, for sure.

Sigma Telecom connects the world

Sigma Telecom connects 500+ companies globally and per month we are carrying 400M+ minutes of voice all over the world. With this success, Sigma Telecom became a sector member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in 2018.

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