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dayzsunny
32 min ago

I’m a little confused about VoIP telephony terminology, specifically the term “SIP Trunking.”. Is SIP Trunking just another way to say VoIP, or does it...

Tags: sip trunking, voip |
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tswayne
1 week ago

I read an article in Forbes this morning about a guy who demonstrated an attack on Cisco VoIP phones, and he was able to access the mic...

Tags: voip, VoIP security |
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jack12
1 week ago

A number of friends I went to college with have been using Google Hangouts for weekly video conferencing calls to keep in touch. Another friend wants to...

mandril
1 week ago

I know this seems like it would be a simple thing, but after a couple of hours trying to figure out how to do it, I have come to the conclusion that it is...

2 Answers |
dvarian
1 week ago

I used to use GrooVeIP all the time to make calls over WiFi, but the app used Google Voice and apparently Google is implementing changes that will prevent...

Tags: android, GrooVeIP, voip |
2 Answers |
dvarian
2 weeks ago

How can I do a screen share while on a group video conference using Skype? I will be using Skype Pro on a MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion.

2 Answers |
landon
3 weeks ago

If I switch from a conventional telephone system to VoIP, will there still be additional charges for long distance calls, or is that different with VoIP...

Tags: long distance, voip |
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landon
5 weeks ago

We have two offices that need to videoconference about once a week, and limited needs beyond that although occasionally something does come up. We need...

2 Answers |
rcook12
6 weeks ago

When using Macbook Pro running OS X Mavericks, I’ve started to get an error message that says “there is no connected camera” when using FaceTime. Obviously...

2 Answers |
MGaluzzi
7 weeks ago

We are looking at switch to a VoIP system, but I’m concerned about problems after making the switch from a conventional PSTN. How much of an issue are SPIT...

Tags: security, SPIT, voip |
2 Answers |
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