7 Term Understand Before Looking Business Phone System

  • Tue, 08/25/2015 - 01:59 by aatif

When you enter in any field you have to learn some basics terms of these filed as we call these terms jargon of specific files. Same as when you look at business phone system you must need to understand the jargon of Voice over Internet Protocol(VoIP). It is very important to educate yourself about the different terms of this technology. Let's see some of the basic terms which most frequently used in the VoIP communication-related field.


VoIP (voice over IP) is a term that is used to transmit voice over the Internet. It makes phone calls by using an internet connection instead of using analog telephone lines. It sends voice in digital form in packets instead of by using the traditional circuit-committed protocols of the public switched telephone network (PSTN).VoIP enables business and the computer user to do telephony calls from a desktop computer which is equipped with a VOIP phone.


IP (Internet Protocol) is also known as a datagram and addressing scheme used for sent data from one computer to another on the Internet. It is also defined as a network-layer protocol that is used in TCP/IP communication protocol suite.


Kbps stands for kilobits per second it is used to indicate the data transfer speed and measured in units of bits per second (bps).1 kbps = 1000 bits per second (bps).


Bandwidth can be defined as the amount of data transmitted in a fixed amount of time it expresses in bits per second (bps). The number of VoIP channel depends on your bandwidth. If you needed 100 VoIP channels your bandwidth should be high which can support these channels.


SIP stand for session initiation protocol is used for voice-over IP (VoIP) calls. It is also called IP telephony signaling protocol and it can also be used for instant messaging.


PBX stands for private branch exchange is a telephone system that used in the enterprise to calls between enterprise users on local lines allows all users to share a specific number of external phone lines. We use PBX to save costs by sharing a single telephone line among different users.


DID stand for direct inward dialing is telecommunication services which offer different telephone companies to a customer who runs private branch exchange (PBX) system. Companies offer their customers separate phone numbers for each person without getting a physical phone line for each connection.