Making a Call from PC to Phone

0 Comments 14 January 2015

The Voice over Internet Protocol has changed the face of telephonic communication. All one needs today is an internet connection, a pair of speakers or headphones, a microphone and VoIP Software to stay connected around the globe. You can make a call from PC to phone to your loved ones whenever you feel like at prices you can very well afford. The VoIP technology converts analog signals into digital packets and transmits them to the receiving party, through the Internet.

The computer when first developed was purely meant to be used as a calculator. Today, it is something we absolutely cannot do without. With the wide range of functions that are carried out, PCs, along with the Internet, have worked wonders in all spheres of life, be it business, leisure or social interaction. Now, they are taking over the world of communication as well. Most service providers offer free PC to PC calls. Want to call long distance but the person you are calling has no PC? All you need to do is call from PC to phone. You do not need to leave the comfort of your own house or worry about paying exorbitant phone or cell phone bills.

However, there are some things that you should remember before making a call from PC to phone. The first and foremost is that the VoIP technology works best over a fast internet connection and therefore, you should get a relatively faster or higher bandwidth internet connection. With the technological development today it absolutely will not be a problem to lay your hands on this type of connection, for cheap.
Further, for optimum performance of the VoIP software, you should try your level best not to do anything else online while on call, as this helps keep the internet dedicated solely to call from PC to Phone. People have complained of call disturbances when they have other websites especially ones that run multimedia open. To increase speed you should also close any desktop programs that are running on your computer, in the background. Along with this, run a thorough virus scan on your computer to make sure that there are no viruses and the like slowing down your system.

The software lets you save the numbers and maintain a phone directory online. You can access this directory online from any computer making this service very portable. When you have to make a call from PC to phone you log in to your account and dial or choose the recipient number and carry on a conversation much like how you would call from a landline.

There are a lot of service providers who provide the facility of making VoIP calls from PC to PC or from PC to phone, or cheap calling cards etc. Therefore, make sure you do your research and pick the cheapest as well as the one that works on the type of internet connection that you have. If you make frequent long distance calls to one particular country, pick the provider that offers special rates for that country. Follow these steps and you are ready to call from PC to phone. Yes, it really is that simple. Communication has become a piece of cake today. Why not make the most of it?

Originally posted 2010-09-17 14:27:54.

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