SIP phones are no doubt the hottest topic in the telecommunication industry today. You may have heard people talking about SIP phones and have no clue what they are and how you can benefit from them. Today, we will walk you through the important things you need to know about SIP phones and help you stay on top of the trend!

 

WHAT ARE SIP PHONES?

SIP stands for Session Initiation Protocol which is a communications protocol for integrating multimedia communication sessions. SIP phones, also known as VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) phones, are IP (Internet Protocol) telephones that enable your internet service provider to integrate basic phone capabilities with web, email, online chat and more through IP network.

 

TYPES OF SIP PHONES

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April is an exciting month! With more new VoIP phones, headsets and PBX appliance being released, it’s time to upgrade your or your customer’s VoIP system with the latest equipment!

Let’s check out what’s new for this month:

New RenegadePBX Pro 75 Premise-Based Appliance

The RenegadePBX Pro 75 is a premise-based IP PBX appliance built for small to medium businesses. This device supports up to 75 licensed extensions and 45 simultaneous calls. It is ideal for businesses looking to seamlessly integrate their VoIP phones, SIP trunks, and PSTN connectivity while improving team collaboration and productivity with advanced phone features! Learn more.

Key Features:

  • Quick-Start Installation Wizard
  • User Control Panel for Personnel Administration
  • Zero Touch Provisioning
  • Full Suite of Phone Applications

See RenegadePBX Pro 75 Datasheet

WiFi phones give the user the luxury of being able to make and receive calls through their VoIP service anywhere in the world with an Internet connection. If you need to be mobile and don’t want to pay huge cell phone bills, WiFi phones could be a perfect solution for you and your business, to make VoIP calls at almost no cost!

With so many options out there, we know it can be confusing to choose the right WiFi phones for your business. So we put together a collection of the four most popular VoIP WiFi phones at VoIP Supply, to give you an idea of what people are looking at. Let’s check them out!
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#1 Moistone MWP1100A 

The Moimstone MWP1100A is a Wi-Fi phone …

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Refresh by VoIP Supply offers businesses and residential VoIP users an affordable solution when purchasing VoIP equipment. With Refresh, you can get top of the line used IP Phones at the fraction of the cost of new ones. The phones are put through a meticulous 10 Step Refresh Process to make sure that the equipment works properly and looks great. To learn more about our Refresh process and to watch a video of this process in action in our warehouse, Click Here!

Check out our featured Refresh phones for this month!

Polycom IP335

The Polycom IP335 supports up to two lines and can be powered through Power over Ethernet (PoE). This entry-level phone also has wideband audio so that every call is clear. With noise …

bicom-logoJuly 12th, 2017 – Bicom Systems announced that they have completed the certification of four ErisTerminal SIP phones with VTech Communications, Inc. This certification guarantees full interoperability of four VTecg ErisTerminal SIP phones with Bicom System’s upcoming release of PBXware 4.1.2 including:

“Our diverse product portfolio scales from small offices to enterprise level corporations,” said Ernie Levenson, President of VTech Communications, Inc.. “We’re excited PBXware users will have access to a wide range of offerings that add flexibility and increase productivity in the workplace.”

We are excited to see this great cooperation between Bicom System and VTech Communications. Look forward to seeing how this

edgewaterEdgewater Networks announced that they have certified the Mitel 6800 Series SIP Phones with their portfolio of EdgeMarc Intelligent Edges.

This certification shows the interoperability between Mitel 6800 Series and Edgewater Networks’ Intelligent Edges, which includes Mitel 6863i, 6865i, 6867i, 6869i and 6873i and Edgewater Networks EdgeMarc Intelligent Edges and EdgeView Service Control Center.

mitel“The certification process helps service providers and end users deploy the joint Edgewater Networks and Mitel solution with confidence,” says Jennifer Kidd, VP of Business Development and head of the QuickConnect Interoperability Lab for Edgewater Networks.

See more details here.

We are excited to see the seamless cooperation between Mitel IP phones and Edgewater Networks systems and looking forward to see more customers take advantage of this benefit for …

With the new release of so many products in the past several months, VoIP Supply would like to provide a list of what we believe are the most relevant and trending SIP Phones in the industry.

For those of you who don’t know, SIP phones come in all shapes and sizes, with a variety of features and functionalities- and they’re not just limited to your basic office desk phones! SIP communication devices cover a variety of communication styles, from 1:1 desk devices that encompass multi-line conference abilities to your classic conference phone or video phone. There truly is no limit to the different ways that everyone can utilize SIP.

So, with that being said, let’s dive into the newest SIP products that are now available …

SIP Softphones

There are advantages between choosing a softphone or deskphone option when implementing a new VoIP phone system office. I wanted to first give you some FREE options of softphones and also an affordable deskphone option that you may want to take a look at.

Grandstream Wave

Android users with 4.0 or higher are able to make and receive SIP based calls over WiFi. The Grandstream Wave app offers the most popular telephony features and supports up to 6 SIP accounts.

  • Compatible with most 3 parties’ SIP based communication platforms and IP PBX systems
  • Currently only available for Android 4.0 or higher
  • Available via the Google play store or from Grandstream.com

Affordable Deskphone Option:
Grandstream GXP1620

  • Up to 2 lines
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • HD Wideband

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If you haven’t heard the latest news, Mitel acquired Ontario, Canada-based Aastra Technologies, an equally well-known VoIP phone manufacturer.

They did this to offer you a complete open communication solution.

But, as part of the merger, some familiar Aastra phones were either discontinued, replaced, or renamed.

All Aastra products at VoIP Supply have been relabeled and transitioned over to the Mitel brand and you can still find the VoIP products that were formerly under the Aastra label by visiting the Mitel VoIP Supply page.

Now Featuring the Open Solution 6800 Series

We’re currently featuring the Mitel 6800 series, a family of powerful and modern SIP Phones offering advanced interoperability with major IP telephony platforms.

All phones in the 6800 series have a sleek and modern …

VoIP Supply Q and A

Our tech support team here at VoIP Supply offers great pre- and post-sale support plus provisioning, consultations, and configuration and installation help.

We get a lot of VoIP hardware and software questions and realized that these solutions should be shared with everyone.

Here now are our top three (real) questions and answers from this past week (from VoIP users just like you).

Can I use Invoxia NVX phone as a WebRTC phone

Q: Can an Invoxia NVX phone be used as a “WebRTC phone”? Will the browser recognize the handset as audio mic/speaker?

A: The handset itself can be used as a USB audio device if you plug it directly into a PC for use with a softphone. See the Michael Graves review here where he does that successfully.

But unfortunately the answer to that …