What is Hosted VOIP?
Hosted VOIP is the new platform for telephony, quickly taking over from traditional methods such as analogue lines and ISDN. But how does it work?
Many businesses have been using VoIP for some time… Industry estimates suggest that there are now more than one million active VoIP users in the UK and take-up growth is forecast to continue.
Firstly, what does Hosted mean?
Hosted is a term you’ll hear used for numerous technologies, for example Hosted Storage, Hosted Services and Hosted Telephony. Hosted (also called cloud) just means something is stored on a remote server and accessed via the internet.
Secondly, what does VOIP mean?
VOIP stands for Voice Over Internet Protocol, in short this means we send our voice over the internet in small files called packets, just like we send emails and texts.