Longing to break free from the phone companyas tethers? This is the place to start! Realizing that VoIP is still just an acronym to many (and an intimidating one at that), author Dave Field speaks squarely to you, the consumer, demonstrating that you donat have to be a technologist to start achieving significant savings through Internet phone services. Keeping acronyms to a minimum, introducing important terms in sidebars, and using anecdotal accounts of real-world installations to personalize the subject, this guide provides everything you need to know to evaluate, select, and install VoIP systems. After learning just what VoIP is and how it came into being, youall quickly get down to the nitty-gritty with chapters on choosing a phone service, planning for VoIP, installing the equipment, setting up service, common VoIP problems (and their solutions!), security, getting the best value from VoIP, traveling with VoIP, and the future of VoIP. Scattered throughout, youall find plenty of tips and sage advice to ease the way.A Handy Guide to Voice Over IP David Field. Figure 6.2. A Linksys WRT54G gateway configured to provide QoS preference to Port 1 Gateway QoS configuration varies by manufacturer. Check your user manual to learn how to set QoS on youranbsp;...
|Title||:||Fire the Phone Company|
|Publisher||:||Peachpit Press - 2005-11-03|