& VoIP solutions
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a form of IP Telephony and can be referred to as a Voice over IP (VoIP) solution.
As a network communications protocol, SIP is commonly employed for VoIP signalling. In VoIP networking, SIP is an alternative approach to signalling the H.323 protocol standards. In other words, SIP enables businesses to make voice calls over the Internet, without the need of upgrading their existing legacy phone system.
Overall, SIP trunking is a flexible, lower cost alternative to traditional telephony (including PSTN and ISDN networks) for inbound and outbound voice calls. It allows businesses to experience the benefits and features of a hosted solutions without removing their legacy telephone equipment.
The benefits of SIP trunking
Savings on calls and line rental charges compared to your standard telephone bills. VoIP call rates are usually lower than traditional equivalents.
With SIP trunking, you can move existing or have numbers outside of your local exchange area. As long as you have an Internet connection, your business can operate without any geographic telephone number constraints.
FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITY
With SIP trunking, your business can benefit from additional features such as call reporting and call recording. These will allow your business to boost its productivity and ultimately, generate more revenue from your communication activity.
SCALABILITY AND REMOTE WORKING
SIP trunking can allow your business to connect a remote home user to the main office phone system via a home Internet connection – allowing seamless access as if they were in the office.