VoIP (Voice over internet protocol) has solved the problem of the cost of long distance calls. The VoIP system utilizes the internet as a tool to make calls, allowing the user to make long distance calls at a fraction of the cost of standard telecoms companies.
The phone that is often provided by VoIP service operators is not really that much different to the standard handset the majority of people currently use. It comprises a cradle and features many of the functions and extras that a normal phone would.
The only difference is that instead of being plugged into a phone socket on the wall, it is plugged into a broadband router.
Those put off by the technology involved should not fear - the VoIP phone can be pulled and setup straight from the box and with no arduous extra installation time to a normal phone.
The desire to communicate with the world while...