Let’s go back to the basic to tell you what VoIP is. A simple explanation is: VoIP is just like your traditional analog phones but it’s making phone calls over the Internet.


What is VoIP?

VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. The “Voice” part of Voice over Internet Protocol is self-explanatory. The Internet Protocol is where some start to get confused. An Internet Protocol (IP) is a data-oriented protocol used for communicating data across a packet-switched network (home, office, the internet). Internet Protocols (IP) allow you to transmit data any interconnected networks. Utilizing a combination of hardware, software, and voice protocols, your conversations are carried over the IP network to its intended destination.

Internet Protocols (IP) allow you to …

One of the biggest “buzz” phrases at this week’s Internet Telephony Conference was SIP Trunking. From the conference track, to the expo floor, SIP Trunking was everywhere. For those of you who are not yet familiar with SIP Trunking, here is a brief overview.

SIP Trunking is based on SIP. SIP stands for Session Initiation Protocol. SIP is an application-layer control (signaling) protocol for creating, modifying, and terminating sessions with one or more participants. It is widely used as the signaling protocol for VoIP calling and is widely thought of as the standard for VoIP calling. Typically, a company’s VoIP calls will involve a circuit switched handoff to the PSTN outside of the company’s local area network. With SIP Trunking, the company’s VoIP …

VoIP Supply will be hosting a partner pavilion at the Fall Internet Telephony Conference and Expo, October 11th through the 13th in Classy San Diego, California. In speaking with the folks at TMC, I am confident that this will be the best VoIP Expo of the year.

VoIP Supply’s Partner pavilion will feature products and services from the following companies:

In addition to these partners, VoIP Supply will also have the products from the following manufacturers on display:

You will also have the opportunity to purchase numerous different products at the show. Make sure to stop by the VoIP Supply Partner Pavilion at the IT EXPO show!…

We have recently adjusted our pricing on the Sangoma Technologies line of Digital PCI Cards for use with Asterisk! Sangoma Technologies is one to follow for performance, quality and innovation. Their years of experience as a supplier of connectivity hardware and software products for Wide Area Network (WAN) and Internet infrastructure have provided them with a head start in hardware technologies that has enabled us to maintain leadership and keep the competition wallowing in our wake. Here is a snapshot of the Sangoma Technologies product line and our new prices:

  • Sangoma A 101 – $499.99 – The Sangoma Technologies A101 Single T1/E1 interface card is next generation hardware for use with Asterisk. The Sangoma A101 supports Robbed Bit Channel Associated Signaling (CAS) and ISDN PRI,

I thought I would kick the week off with an outstanding deal of the Grandstream GS-101. The Grandstream GS-101 is an award-winning next generation IP telephone based on industry open standards. Built upon innovative technology, the Grandstream GS-101 features market leading superb sound quality and rich functionalities at ultra-affordable price. The Grandstream GS-101 is normally priced at $59.99!

The Grandstream GS-101 features one Ethernet port and the following features:

  • Support SARP/RARP, ICMP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, TFTP protocols
  • Support NAT traversal via STUN & symmetric RTP
  • Interoperable with various 3rd party SIP end user device, Proxy/Registrar/Server, and gateway products
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing (DSP) to ensure superb hi-fidelity audio quality
  • Advanced and patent pending adaptive jitter buffer control, packet delay & loss concealment technology
  • Support popular

The Linksys WIP300 WiFi Phone is now only $119.99. The Linksys WIP300 has a list price of $299.99, a street price of $209 and it can now be your’s for only $119.99! The Linksys WIP300 enables high-quality voice over IP (VoIP) service through a Wireless-G network and high-speed Internet connection. Connect at home, your office, or at a public hotspot, and make low-cost phone calls through your Internet Telephony Service Provider. The Linksys WIP300 WiFi phone operates in the 2.4GHz band, supports IEEE802.11 b/g and the latest VoIP SIP protocol.

The Linksys WIP300 Wireless-G IP Phone operates in the 2.4GHz band, supports 802.11g and the latest VoIP SIP protocols. The large, full-color high resolution display features an intuitive user interface enabling users to easily …


With all of the press releases flowing due to the Fall VON show, it looks like the announcement of VoIPSupply and Bandwidth.com teaming up to sell SIP Trunking and Data Services to the Small Medium Business fell through the cracks. While I might hold a biased view of the importance of this announcement as I played a crtitical role in the establishment of this partnership, I feel this partnership is an example of the new way to sell communication solutions to the Small Medium Business.

Rather then working with numerous different vendors, VoIPSupply.com and Bandwidth.com have simplified the process of procuring a true end-to-end voice communication solution. Small Medium Business customers normally do not have robust IT staffs or individuals that they can dedicate

Win over $5,000 in cash and prizes from VoIP Supply at this year’s Fall Von show. VoIP Supply will be handing out coupons offering every Von show attendee a chance to save 5% off of their next purchase at VoIP Supply and a combination to the VoIP Supply Prize Vault that can be used to open the VoIP Supply Prize Vault. The Vault will feature over $5,000 in cash and prizes. The VoIPSupply.com Prize Vault is located in VoIP Supply’s booth #248.…

A recent article in CIO Today based on a report from Gartner Inc. revealed that businesses will waste $20.3 Billion on IP Phones with features that will not be needed by the user over the next five years. As IP Phone manufacturers race to produce the latest and greatest IP phones with all of the bells and whistles in order to gain market share, the simple fact remains that most businesses simply will not use the advanced features and functionalities these IP Phones provide. The report found that the majority of businesses are over-spending on IP Phones with screen-based displays. The report estimates that companies are wasting more then $150 per phone on features and functionalities that they will never use. Gartner analyst Bob Hafner …

The Motorola VT1005 is now IN STOCK at VoIP Supply! Until recently, the only way to get a hold of them was to A) be Vonage or B) be as large as Vonage.

The adaptor features a compact, low profile design with easy web based configuration. Add two 10/100 Base-T Ethernet ports for Wan/Lan connectivity and two RJ-11 telephony ports and you have the ideal solutions for your residential VoIP service customers. The VT1005 also allows for Voice over data prioritization, PPPoE support, and VPN-pass through. The unit is now on sale for $69.99 in single quantities (VOLUME DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE). This telephone adaptor will be a great alternative to the Linksys 2100 and Grandstream 486.