DENVER – Nov. 6, 2006 - VoipReview.org (https://www.VoipReview.org), the first and most complete comparison shopping and information source for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), launched a VoIP Speed Test tool to help consumers and businesses determine if their broadband Internet connection will support VoIP service. VoIP shoppers can access the tool at /voipspeedtester.aspx to analyze whether their bandwidth is fast enough to ensure good call quality. More than 2.5 million people have visited VoipReview.org to find, compare and purchase VoIP phone service from the industry’s leading providers.
“Voice clarity is a common concern among consumers and businesses shopping for broadband phone service, but can often be easily improved,” said Eric Laughlin, chief executive officer of VoipReview.org. “Having the right Internet connection will help consumers take advantage of the full benefits of VoIP technology, including significant cost savings, free features such as voice mail, caller ID, and call waiting, and the convenience and mobility VoIP technology allows. VoipReview.org is a complete resource for consumers with any level of VoIP knowledge, and using the VoIP Speed Test is a great way for consumers to determine if their Internet connection will work well with VoIP.”
Visitors to www.VoipReview.org can click on the “VoIP Speed Test” button for an instant online bandwidth analysis of their current Internet connection. The tool will measure upload and download speeds, quality of service, jitter, packet loss, round trip time and max pause, and will estimate the number of simultaneous high-quality VoIP calls that can be sustained at that level. Site visitors can then join the VoIP Speed Test Forum to share their results or browse independent user reviews to determine how voice clarity may differ between VoIP providers. Consumers and business VoIP users interested in improving call quality may consider contacting their Internet service provider to upgrade or repair their Internet connection, or visit the VoipReview.org Internet troubleshooting section.
Consumers and businesses alike can visit www.VoipReview.org to get critical information about VoIP services, including: the basics of VoIP technology, key benefits of using VoIP, required equipment, how to compare VoIP providers and transition from traditional phone service to VoIP service along with answers to dozens of the most frequently asked questions about VoIP. Site visitors can also read actual user reviews and expert articles, post questions for other users, and click through to VoIP provider Web sites to order service. For more information, visit www.VoipReview.org.