Compare VoIP Reviews

By Jerry Olsen
Updated: August 31, 2011

Have you been thinking about purchasing a VoIP system for your home or business? VoIP, which stands for Voice over Internet Protocol, allows you to use your high-speed internet connection for phone conversations. To get set up, all you need is the proper software, hardware, and internet connection. Pick up the phone, start dialing, and start saving money. In its early stages, there were just a few top VoIP providers offering their services (for example, Vonage and Skype). However, the times have changed, and today more people realize that they can save a lot of money on their phone bills by switching over to VoIP.

The internet is perhaps the best resource to find the information you need. Simply open your favorite search engine, enter the keyword, “voip,” and you’ll be able to pull up thousands of different websites based on your entries. After researching a few sites, you’ll soon find that it always pays to do your homework beforehand, and with so many different VoIP providers in the marketplace, it can be difficult to find the best one.

For the most part, VoIP websites on the internet provide you with all the information you need to make a decision. However not all of them are created equally. Some sites offer the basics, such as a brief list of providers, features/functions (including local and long distance rates), monthly fees, and setup fees—where applicable. In addition, these smaller scale sites provide basic information about VoIP technology and how you can benefit from calls over the Internet, but that’s about it. Although many of them provide links to other VoIP provider websites, after visiting a few of them, you soon learn that they don’t provide enough information for you to choose the best one.

Other VoIP websites are more comprehensive, providing prospective customers with plenty of information—including VoIP prices, features, functions, consumer reviews, technology updates, and more. These types of websites offer more advantages than the smaller scale ones, simply because they provide you with enough information to make a decision. Not only do these VoIP sites provide you detailed information about prices and features, but they also include featured VoIP articles to help you keep track of the latest in technology. The VoIP comparisons are helpful as well. It’s always a good idea to evaluate the pros and cons of a particular phone service before making a major commitment.

With a little bit of research on the web, you can always find what you’re looking for, but you can also save time and money by looking in the right place.

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