What is a netphone?

Netphones, also known as softphones, are software applications that turn your computer into a phone. The software is traditionally free, downloadable from the Internet, and requires nothing other than an active Internet connection and sound capabilities. To improve sound and conversation quality, most people use a handset or headset for conversations.

Skype is the world’s fastest-growing service for Internet communication. It is a piece of free software that allows people around the world to talk for free. Skype gives users the ability to make clear, free calls using their broadband Internet connection.

How do USRobotics’ products work with Skype?

USRobotics’ Skype-certified and Skype-compatible products are designed to interface directly with the Skype software to make Skype-to-Skype calls clear, easy to manage, and just like traditional calling. USB Internet Phones and USB Internet Speakerphones plug directly into your computer’s USB 1.1 or 2.0 port and enable you to make and receive free Skype calls from any other Skype user.

What is SIP-based VoIP?