What Does VOIP Mean?

VOIP means "Voice Over Internet Protocol."

The acronym VOIP is used with the meaning "Voice Over Internet Protocol" to refer to a system of communicating over the internet. VOIP converts voice into a digital signal, allowing users to make calls directly from a computer, VOIP phone, or other data device, rather than through the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network).

In gaming, some games have VOIP built-in, but players often use alternatives, such as Discord, TeamSpeak and Ventrilo.

Summary of Key Points

"Voice Over Internet Protocol" is the most common definition for VOIP on gaming apps, such as Discord and TeamSpeak, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Definition:Voice Over Internet Protocol
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of VOIP in Sentences

Here is an example of VOIP being used in conversation:
  • Leslie: Do you know how much it costs to phone France?
  • Karen: No idea. I use VOIP and I get calls to France and Germany for free.

Example of VOIP Used in a Text


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