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VoIP

 (vē′ō′ī′pē′, voip)
n.
A communications protocol for transmitting telephone calls over a computer network, especially the Internet.

[V(oice) o(ver) I(nternet) P(rotocol).]

VoIP

(vɔɪp)
n
1. (Computer Science) informal Voice over Internet Protocol: a system for converting analogue signals to digital so that telephone calls may be made over the internet
2. (Telecommunications) informal Voice over Internet Protocol: a system for converting analogue signals to digital so that telephone calls may be made over the internet
Translations

VoIP

abbr of voice over Internet protocolVoive over IP nt (Transport von Sprachdaten mittels Internetprotokoll)
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