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Can someone please tell me how Voip works. I've got contradictory explanations even from Vonage people. One version is it is a steady signal with its own frequency, and one version is it is IP packets indistinguashable from e-mail except for the volume, and yet another is it specifically needs unique ports because it has its own frequency. Yet another version is that the reason why it won't interfere with internet use in the house is it has its own frequency; yet I read alot of user reports of internet phone and other big internet operations interfering with each other because they both use packets and bandwidth.

What does the signal consist of, how is it really transmitted, and why does it need to be transmitted through special ports?

All I can find on the internet is vague statements about IP and packets and nice kindergarten drawings of lines from different elemnts of the system. That includes cnet articles, Voip 101, everything. Explanation on the Vonage web site is the least explanatory of all!

Can someone please provide or point me to a clearer explanation. Thanks!

Strange - you'd think such a growing technology would be explained more simply than that! I didn't have trouble learning what an IP address and a url are, nor how e-mail travels, nor what happens when nationwide e-mail servers and lines back up!

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I''m not able to find clear explanations of how VOIP works


This file was sent to me in a email about three years ago. I do not recall who sent
That SIP stuff describes how calls get set up, but not so much about the fundamentals
If you saw my recent post it gives you an idea of how it works as far as Vonage is concerned.
Simple way to explain it: When you visit a website, you open a request to the
It's all done by little elves.... Who cares, so long as it works? (it is

villandra posted "Can someone please tell me how VoIP works. I've got contradictory explanations" on 05/21/2005

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