VoIP can technically work on any Internet connection, but you will need to ensure that you have enough bandwidth to cover your call volume. An over-simplified formula to determine bandwidth is to take the standard 80K of bandwidth needed to make one call and to times that by the number of users you have online at any given time. Compression ratios can help you reduce your bandwidth requirements if the load becomes too great.
In reality you need a minimum of a DSL or Cable line, but compare your answer to the equation above to the capacity of different business-grade connections:
If you run a small to midsized business and you're still relying on a traditional phone system, you need to rethink things. VoIP offers most businesses, regardless of the size, huge benefits. For small businesses, it unlocks the opportunity to have an enterprise-level communication system without the traditional expenses. more
If you’re interested in a straightforward way to improve the productivity of your employees, it's time to consider adopting a Unified Communications (UC) strategy. more