Networking

What Is Bandwidth And How Does It Affect VoIP?

Date Added: Jun 2009
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You may have heard this before: Voice Over IP (VoIP) needs a certain amount of bandwidth to be usable. In other words, VoIP needs bandwidth so that voice conversations are intelligible by both parties. Your broadband Internet connection (provided through a cable or DSL service) provides that bandwidth. Basically, bandwidth is the amount of digital data that can be transmitted in a certain time period.