With costs of telephone and Internet service on the rise, many businesses are looking for ways to save money. One option they have is to forgo a traditional phone line in favor of VoIP service. While saving money on their phone bill is appealing, many business owners don’t fully understand what VoIP service is or how it is used.

Voice over Internet Protocol

VoIP is an acronym for Voice over Internet Protocol. Instead of using a traditional analog phone line, VoIP technology lets businesses make voice telephone calls via an Internet connection and bypass the telephone company completely.