Voice Over Internet Protocol is a name of a family of technologies that allows transmission of voice over an established network connection. What is usually discussed, though, is Internet Telephony - bidirectional voice (and lately video) transmission over public networks.

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Receive and route phone calls through computer

I volunteered to work for a political campaign. We want to make a unified number (with multiple lines) to put as contact us number.We want it to work like customer support numbers, you call a fixed ...
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Google Voice to be used as a regular phone line

is there a way to use Google Voice on regular phone? perhaps with an additional SIP device? or something? I heard I could do it through Gizmo5, but they have limit of 3 minutes now which is stupid and ...
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microsoft lync linux client [closed]

we are currently evaluating Microsoft Lync server (previously Microsoft Office Communications Server).It talks sip over TLS (TCP 5061) with SIMPLEmessaging,what linux client would you suggest to ...
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best open source software for voice chat in linux [closed]

I recently started working on a project with a remote developer and we want to be able to talk verry easy over VOIP.We are both on ubuntu and have tried using skype, but it gets all kinds of weird ...
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What is the best way to import and/or sync Gmail-Google contacts with Skype contacts?

What is the best way to import and/or sync Gmail-Google contacts with Skype contacts? Is this even possible?
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VOIP calls break up when browsing internet

I have been having a problem with VOIP calling on a number of different services including Skype, GoToMeeting, Webex, and XLite Softphone. The problem is this: normal internet browsing causes these ...
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Are there any free applications for audio chatting via Google accounts in Ubuntu?

Are there any free applications for audio chat for Google accounts in ubuntu ?
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Do VoIP packets travel through the internet link in LAN calls?

or do they leave the LAN if they don't really need to?If both parties in a call are in the same LAN, does the SIP/Skype call voice packets travel in and out through the internet?If so, how do I to ...
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Replacing my home phone with a VOIP solution?

I'm considering replacing my expensive home phone line with a VOIP option, but want to make sure I'm prepared for what to expect. I have a high-speed internet connection, and a (nearly) always-on ...
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How to make calls from a remote computer through my land-line phone?

I have a great land-line phone plan; I barely use all of the minutes. Is possible to add a modem/server system so that I can make calls through this line via the internet when I am away? What kind ...
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How to associate a softphone with a phone url

I'm trying to get click to call to work using Qutecom for a softphone and a Greesemonkey script to turn phone numbers into clickable urls. Whenever I click on the phone number link I get an error ...
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Skype shows I'm online when I don't have any Skype instance running

Recently Skype shows me as online to my contacts even when I do not have any instance of Skype running on my desktopI signed out of Skype on my mobileApparently, this is a feature not a bug. ...
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Which one VoIP SIP audio codec should I choose to high quality calls?

The quality of VoIP calls depends on the codec used for the transmission and on the bandwidth of Internet connection.I want to use best optimized codec for my Internet connection. I have to select ...
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Recommended client to handle more than one SIP account?

I currently have two SIP accounts, so Counterpath's XLite won't do, as it only handles one. They have a commercial version (Bria, eyeBeam : Not sure of the difference).Before I buy either Bria or ...
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Linux Skype issue. How to work with Pulseaudio in Ubuntu Karmic and/or Hardy?

I'm trying to use Skype with Ubuntu Karmic and I just don't understand how to configure Pulseaudio properly. The previous version of Skype allowed me to talk through and hear the voice on my USB ...

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