Like every other website on the planet, SmallNetBuilder uses cookies. Our cookies track login status, but we only allow admins to log in anyway, so those don't apply to you. Any other cookies you pick up during your visit come from advertisers, which we don't control.
If you continue to use the site, you agree to tolerate our use of cookies. Thank you!

Router Charts

Click for Router Charts

Router Ranker

Click for Router Ranker

NAS Charts

Click for NAS Charts

NAS Ranker

Click for NAS Ranker

More Tools

Click for More Tools

Introduction

For the last couple of years, I have been writing about - but more importantly using - VoIP phones. VoIP is the common acronym for Voice over Internet Protocol, a type of technology that makes it possible for you to make and receive telephone calls over the Internet rather than through your standard phone company land-line connection.

If you're just hearing about VoIP for the first time, it may be easy for you to dismiss both the technology and its communications value for you. Internet-based calling has been around for more than 10 years, but the initial services were undependable at best, and snap-crackle-pop - with emphasis on the crackle - almost as a matter of course. And to make a call from a PC to another computer, you - as well as the person you were calling - needed a PC microphone as well as the same brand of phone software.

VoIP has changed everything. The quality is unsurpassed, often even unequaled by calls placed through the phone wires. So to help you enter this next phase of telephony evolution, I tried five VoIP service providers that cater to home and SOHO users.

Wi-Fi System Tools
Check out the new Wi-Fi System Charts, Ranker and Finder!

Featured Sponsors



Support Us!

If you like what we do and want to thank us, just buy something on Amazon. We'll get a small commission on anything you buy. Thanks!

Over In The Forums

Hi,I've just bought an ASUS RT-AC68U ( 3.0.0.4.384.2104) , but I was disappointed by the transfer speed on the LAN, o ly 12-15MB/s !!! I've just flash...
I was wondering about doing this so i dont have to put my main router at so much risk. Worth it or no?
Thank you for all your help, I'm almost done and I appreciate all the material here to help me get this far, really. Can someone help me get just a ti...
Runs thru 6/30/2018 - US onlyThey're knocking $20 off the 3-pack (normally $299), and tossing in a free Google Home Mini (normally $50).You have to or...
Early pre-release test builds are available for Asuswrt-Merlin 384.6. This release is a Frankenbuild, containing pieces from three different GPLs, and...

Don't Miss These

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3