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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) IP.]
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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
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Translations

VoIP

abbr of voice over Internet protocolVoive over IP nt (Transport von Sprachdaten mittels Internetprotokoll)
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While tailored to the user's specific requirements, a typical kit can consolidate a modem, Cisco router, 10-port Ethernet switch, simultaneous 2.4 and 5 GHz wireless LAN, multimode 3G and 4G LTE wireless WAN, and Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA) for voice and fax all into a simple, easy to deploy system.