What is a SoftPhone?

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A softphone is a software program for making telephone calls over the internet using your computer, rather than dedicated hardware and phone lines. A softphone functions as a telephone by using voice over IP (VoIP) technology, and your computer network. Using a headset or a hand-held device, and the numbers on the keyboard to dial, a computer with soft phone software will perform the full range of telephone features available through traditional systems, including teleconferencing and call forwarding. Softphones characteristically… Continue Reading