IP telephony: How to benefit from the new technology

The future of the telephone network is called IP (Internet Protocol). With Internet telephony — also known as Voice over IP (VoIP) — calls are no longer transferred through the telephone line, but as digital data over the Internet via the router. Almost all fixed line providers are converting their connections to IP. One of the reasons for this is that IP-based connections are readily compatible with expansion plans for high-speed Internet access. The new IP technology also brings advantages to users. We show you how you can benefit from IP telephony.

Excellent HD sound with IP telephony

One key benefit for users of IP telephony is HD-Voice. The person you are speaking to sounds much more natural and can be understood more easily; this clarity is obvious when dictating numbers or names. A larger frequency range is transmitted, making this possible. However, a prerequisite of HD-Voice is that the phones on both sides of the connection must be equipped for broadband telephony.

IP telephony allows parallel calls and multiple numbers

Depending on the model of your phone, VoIP gives users the option of using multiple numbers per connection. For example, parents and children can make calls in parallel or hold telephone conferences – as long as their provider supports this feature. However, most routers are, in fact, already equipped for IP. You have an integrated base station with which you can easily register your cordless phone.

Making the most out of IP telephony with modern phones

You benefit most of all from the advantages of IP telephony by using modern phones. When you acquire a new handset, make sure it uses the CAT-iq standard, which enables HD-Voice, advanced power saving and eco modes as well as encryption on the wireless link to prevent eavesdropping by third parties. In addition, modern phones with VoIP client enable smartphone phonebook entries to be transferred. The new Gigaset HX universal handsets were especially developed for use with VoIP routers and are the perfect solution.

  • Distinctly beautiful – perfect for connection to the router.
    Universal handset for addition to:- DECT/GAP routers- Routers with DECT CAT-iq 2.0/2.1- Gigaset DECT base stations
    Large 2.4’’ TFT colour display with modern user interface (50 x 38 mm)
    Brilliant sound quality (HD Voice), even in the hands-free mode 
    Address book for up to 400 contacts with 3 telephone numbers each
    Slim modern design
    Out of stock
  • Distinctly beautiful – perfect for connection to the router.
    2 universal handsets for addition to:- DECT/GAP routers- Routers with DECT CAT-iq 2.0/2.1- Gigaset DECT base stations
    Large 2.4’’ TFT colour display with modern user interface (50 x 38 mm)
    Brilliant sound quality (HD Voice), even in the hands-free mode 
    Address book for up to 400 contacts with 3 telephone numbers each
    Slim modern design
    Out of stock
  • The telephone for any age for all routers which support DECT.
    Universal handset for addition to the following:

    DECT/gap routers
    Routers with DECT/Cat-iq 2.0
    Gigaset DECT base stations

    Large 58 mm/2.2” TFT colour display with magnifier function
    SOS emergency call function with 4 phone numbers
    2 acoustic profiles for optimal hearing
    Phone book for up to 200 contacts
    Out of stock
  • Easy as child's play.
    Universal handset for addition to the following: 

    - DECT/gap routers
    - Routers with DECT/Cat-iq 2.0
    - Gigaset DECT base stations

    Doubling of the handset volume by pressing the "extra loud" key 
    Emergency call key for up to four SOS numbers
    Excellent acoustics in HD voice
    Lighted panorama colour display for extra-large number display
    LED flashing as visual call display
    Four quick-dial keys for frequently dialled numbers
    Out of stock
  • The flexible all-rounder
    Handset to expand your landline system
    Extra-large phone book: up to 500 entries with 3 numbers
    Bluetooth® and micro USB for data synchronisation with PC
    Excellent acoustics with quickly adjustable audio profiles
    Out of stock
  • Perfect from every angle.
    Direct connection to your router with integrated DECT base (with or with out CAT-iq)
    With aluminium frame
    Large TFT colour display (2.4")
    An extra large address book for up to 500 contacts (vCard) with 3 telephone numbers each
    Excellent acoustics with audio profiles that can be set quickly using function keys
    Bluetooth® 2.0 and micro USB for data synchronisation with the PC
    Out of stock
  • Classic communication.
    Large 1.8” TFT colour display with two colour schemes to choose from
    Easy personalisation options for ringtones, screensaver and sound profiles
    Large phonebook with search function for up to 150 entries – each with full name, 3 numbers, ringtone and birthday reminder
    Out of stock
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