In researching VoIP providers I have found that local and long distance calls are priced the same; how can VoIP providers do this and not lose money?

When calls are placed over the internet using VoIP, the physical distance is of minimal importance. Calls made within the same country are no different from those made within the same city, due to the established infrastructure of the public internet. … [Read more...]

How long does it take to set up my phones once I sign up with a VoIP service provider?

If you buy your IP phones pre-provisioned from your service provider, the phones should take only a matter of minutes to set up. Initial provisioning time varies for different phones, but the majority fall in the 1-5 minute range. If you are provisioning your phones yourself, this may take a bit longer, but shouldn't take longer than 10 to 20 minutes. … [Read more...]