SIP Trunking FAQs

SIP Trunking FAQsMany prospective SIP Trunking clients are not telecommunication experts, but rather business owners simply looking to improve their business communications. In order to help these clients, here is a list of some of the most common SIP Trunking FAQs.

What is SIP Trunking?

Simply put, SIP Trunking is a way of sending telephone calls and data over the internet. It stands for Session Initiation Protocol and it controls the multimedia communication sessions. SIP Trunking is a great way to replace your PRIs or traditional phone lines.

What is a SIP Channel?

Each SIP Trunk supports a certain amount of SIP channels. SIP channels operate similarly to a telephone line and supports an incoming or outgoing phone call.

What benefits does SIP have?

One of the biggest benefits of SIP Trunking is the cost savings. The majority of SIP Trunking plans do away with long-distance calling fees in the United States. The other great thing about SIP is that it is much more scalable than a traditional system. This is because the lines are virtual rather than physical, and do not necessitate the purchase of more equipment if you want to add lines. This way, you only have to purchase what you presently require.

Does SIP have good call quality?

Another of the most common SIP Trunking FAQs concerns call quality. It doesn’t matter how much a business saves if their new solution does not have good call quality. Fortunately, SIP Trunking has great call quality as long as you have a trusted provider and the proper configuration in place. When you choose a provider, you must make sure that they use a Tier-1 network. It’s also vital that your company has enough bandwidth to support the amount of calls you expect to come through your business.

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