Difference between VoIP and IP telephony

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Can someone please explain to me – so I can explain to my boss – what the difference is between VoIP and IP telephony? Are they the same thing?

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They’re often used interchangeably but if you want to get picky, VoIP describes the transmission scheme for transmitting voice over an IP network. IP telephony is used to describe the telephony devices themselves.

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  • Thomasarun
    I think VOIP is the technology and IP TELEPHONY is the common name.
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