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Free VOIP Glossary.

A list of terms and definitions commonly used in VOIP solutions. We have tried to make our glossary as easy to understand as possible. Please let us know if you know any important VOIP related terms or if you think any term can be better explained. Click here to learn how to make cheap VOIP calls.

Glossary: VOIP Terms and Defenitions

Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) / VOIP Adapter
A device used to connect a standard analog telephone to an IP network so that the user can make VOIP calls with the analog phone.

Area Code
A number usually of two to four digits that is dialed before the local phone number. The area code identifies which telephone region in country a number belongs to.

Call Forwarding
A feature that allows you to forward a phone call to another phone number to avoid missing a call.

Caller ID (CLI)
A feature that identifies and displays the telephone number of incoming calls made to a telephone line.

Call Logs
A page normally availiable in the account area of VOIP service providers containing the number of calls, call duration and call destination, and billed amount.

Call Waiting
A service allowing someone who is making a call to be notified of an incoming call and also place the first call on hold while answering the second.

CDR (Call Detail Record)
A report containing the number of calls, call duration, call origination and destination, and billed amount for a certain VOIP account.

DTFN (Dual-tone multi-frequency signaling)
The distinct tone keys on telephone pads make when being pressed. Because telephone systems can recognize DTMF tones callers can navigate voice menus.

Codec
Used to convert analog signals to digital and digital to analog. Can also be used to compress and decompress audio signals.

Congestion
When more subscribers attempt simultaneously to call a certain destination or access a certain service than the service provider is able to handle or when the network exceeds the limits of that network's infrastructure.

Direct Inward Dialing (DID)
A DID number is a public telephone number assigned to an internal extension which enables anyone to call the internal extension without having to go through an operator.

Gateway (VOIP)
A network connected device that converts voice/fax calls between the public switched telephone networks (PSTN) or mobile networks and an IP network. A VOIP gateway has at least one conventional telephone port or can hold at least one mobile SIM card and at least one ethernet port to allow conversion.

Inter-Asterisk eXchange Protocol (IAX)
An Asterisk communications protocol for setting up interactive user sessions for voice and video, similar to but not as widely used as SIP.

Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
A system that allows a computer to detect voice and dual-tone multi-frequency signaling (DTMF) keypad inputs or speaking words or short phrases. Used for automated telephone information systems to route callers to specific persons or departments or to provide information.

Latency
An expression of how much time it takes for a packet of data to be transferred from one point to another. Usually measured in milliseconds.

Public Branch Exchange (PBX)
A telephone switching system in a company or building that allows anyone connected to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) to call to extensions within the company or building.

Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
The world's collection of interconnected voice-oriented public telephone networks. Also referred to as the Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS).

RJ11
A physical connector normally used for analog phones.

RJ45
A physical connector normally used for IP networks, for example to connect an Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) or a computer to a Local Area Network (LAN).

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
A standard protocol for initiating an interactive user session that involves multimedia elements such as voice. It is the most common protocol used by VOIP service providers.

Softphone
A software installed on your computer that enables users to make VOIP calls without any hardware. The user needs a microphone and a speaker, preferably a headset.

STUN
A protocol that helps devices behind a NAT firewall or router with their packet routing. Enables a device to find out its public IP address but is not supported by all VOIP systems.

Termination
The routing of telephone calls from one telephone company to another.

Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)
A name of all different methods for delivering of voice and multimedia over Internet Protocol (IP) networks such as the Internet.

Voicemail
A system that allows a caller to record a voice message that will be stored and later can be relayed by the organization or person receiving the call.

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