Internet Telephone Basics: How to Select, Setup, Use and Optimize Telephone Service through the Internet

Internet Telephone Basics: How to Select, Setup, Use and Optimize Telephone Service through the Internet

by Lawrence Harte
     
 

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Internet Telephone Basics explains how and why people and companies are changing to Internet Telephone Service. Learn how much money can be saved using Internet telephone service and how you can to use standard telephones and dial the same way. Internet telephone service usually costs 1.5 to 4 cents/min for long distance calls and 3 to 10 cents/min for

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Internet Telephone Basics explains how and why people and companies are changing to Internet Telephone Service. Learn how much money can be saved using Internet telephone service and how you can to use standard telephones and dial the same way. Internet telephone service usually costs 1.5 to 4 cents/min for long distance calls and 3 to 10 cents/min for International calls. It describes how to activate Internet telephone service instantly and how to display your call details on the web. Covered are the advanced features and services including intelligent call forwarding, unified email and voice mail messaging, and the simultaneous sending of voice, data, and video through the Internet during your calls.

All Internet Telephone Service is Not the Same and this book defines the cost and quality tradeoffs that you can make. You will learn how Internet telephone service works and how to talk for free by connecting directly to other Internet (IP) telephones. Setup and optimize your Internet connection for the different types of Internet telephones and adapters. Discover the potential challenges of Internet telephone service along with their solutions. Industry standards H.323, SIP, and MGCP are described. Appendixes include lists of ITSPs and equipment manufacturers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000218037
Publisher:
Althos
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
6 MB

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