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April 11, 2017

What is VoIP?

How voice conversations are transmitted as internet traffic.

By Alexander Sword

Voice over IP (VoIP) allows a voice conversation to be transmitted as internet traffic rather than as an ordinary voice call.

This means that callers can use Wi-Fi networks or their data plans to make these calls.

These two applications are called voice over Wi-Fi and voice over 4G or voice over LTE.

Operators are currently trying to move voice calls onto 4G, since it is a more efficient use of spectrum than 2G calls and the call quality offered in these calls is better, with calls connecting faster.

What chat apps use VoIP?

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