What are IP Phones / IP Telephones?

The implementation of an IP telephone system in a business requires the use of a very specific type of phone: The IP Telephone.

IP Phones are sometimes called VoIP telephonesSIP phones or softphones. These are just different names for a device/software client that is designed to support the transmission of voice over the internet, or what is better known as VoIP (or Voice over Internet Protocol) technology.

IP Telephones come in several types. Learn more about the different kinds of IP phones.

The most popular IP Phones are supported by 3CX. Information on which IP Telephones are supported by the 3CX can be found on our support page.What is an IP Phone and what are the benefits?