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#1 David Ashcroft

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 02:39 PM

How does VoIP work? I know it usually runs over Ethernet, but when it all gets to the switch, how does it connect in with the traditional phone line? Or doesn't it?


Generic question i know, but im curious :)



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Posted 15 October 2013 - 02:46 PM

Take a look here. Much better explanation than I can do: How VoIP Works.

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 03:39 PM

And having had to use it in a business environment, To me it almost works.


The ISP was at the business location for several days getting it where the Phone, Fax Machine, credit card machine and the Internet all worked.  it took a few equipment changes to get it where all four functions worked.


Then Several times a year the Phone would go out for a few hours to a Day+. Great way to run a business when You can't use the phone or charge credit cards. All to save a little money or the Copper landline that worked for 13 years with no problems.


When it died I would have to go next door and borrow his phone to call in for service.


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