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VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol)


Term
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol)

Abbreviation
VoIP

Definition
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over IP (Internet Protocol) networks, such as the Internet. The term "Internet telephony" specifically refers to the provisioning of communications services, such as voice, fax and messaging, over the public Internet rather than via the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network).

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