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EXPOSE Will VoIP's shortcomings give businesses a wake-up call? Internet Telephony H.323: The standard for sending voice and video using IP on the public Internet and within an intranet. The standard, approved by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in 1996, describes how multimedia communications occur between terminals, network equipment and services. IP Telephony (IPT): A general term for the technologies that use the Internet Protocol's packet-switched connections to exchange voice, fax and other forms of information that have traditionally been carried over the public-switched telephone network. Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP): A protocol that defines a means of communication between a media gateway, which converts data from the format required for a circuit-switched network to that required for a packet-switched network, and the media gateway controller. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP): A standard protocol for initiating an interactive user session that involves multimedia elements. It enables common telephony features like ... Access >>>

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