Cut the Cord! The Consumer's Guide to VoIP

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Telephones have truly become an integral part of our daily lives, serving as our communication lifeline to the world. However, there have been very few advances in the basic technology of phone service - until now. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) offers consumers a cost-effective alternative to traditional phone service. "Cut the Cord! The Consumer's Guide to VoIP" gives you the knowledge you need to decide if VoIP is right for you. It offers tips for selecting a VoIP service and advice for setting up your ...

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Overview

Telephones have truly become an integral part of our daily lives, serving as our communication lifeline to the world. However, there have been very few advances in the basic technology of phone service - until now. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) offers consumers a cost-effective alternative to traditional phone service. "Cut the Cord! The Consumer's Guide to VoIP" gives you the knowledge you need to decide if VoIP is right for you. It offers tips for selecting a VoIP service and advice for setting up your new service. It is packed with checklists, Web site resources, tips, and notes, and even provides examples of services that you can try before committing to VoIP.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592009886
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/10/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 7.42 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

Jerri Ledford jumped on the technology bandwagon nearly 10 years ago. She covered the Internet before the dot-com bust and came back for more. During her time as a freelance writer, she's had more than 700 articles published. Her work has appeared in publications such as: Intelligent Enterprise, Network World, Information Security Magazine, and many others. In addition to covering all aspects of cybersecurity, she has written on many technical topics including: application service providers, outsourcing, customer relationship management, business intelligence, storage, emerging technologies and web services. She also writes and teaches technology courses for organizations such as Hewlett Packard and CNET. Her non-technical writing has appeared in publications like At-Home Mother, Back Home, Baton Rouge Parent, Writer's Digest, Your Home and Family, and many more. Jerri has had two books published: Marketing Your eBook: The Only Guide You'll Ever Need (in e-book format, Robert's Publishing, 2001) and Web Services: Understanding Service Level Management (trade paperback, ContentCan Publishing, Ltd., 2002).

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Table of Contents

1. What Is VoIP? 2. Flavors of VoIP 3. Why Go VoIP? 4. Understanding the VoIP Industry 5. Planning Your VoIP 6. Getting the Right Equipment 7. Porting or Changing? What About the Number? 8. Planning Frustration-Free VoIP 9. Installing VoIP Hardware 10. Installing VoIP Software 11. VoIP in the Home Office 12. Pocket PCs and VoIP 13. Sample VoIP Services 14. Getting the Most from VoIP 15. Potential Challenges Glossary Appendix A: Frequently Asked Questions Appendix B: Resources and Utilities Appendix C: List of Service and Equipment Providers Appendix D: Worksheets and Checklists

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