TestYourVoIP is a free web service run by Brix Networks that allows you to test your internet connection to see how well it will perform when used for VoIP calls. The tests are performed using Java to allow easy testing with little local setup. As an alternative the site offers a "Golden Phone" test which can be placed from any telephone or VoIP program or device that can place a call over the normal phone network. There are various test locations in the US and worldwide. The Internet, or simply the Net, is the publicly available worldwide system of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using a standardized Internet Protocol (IP) and many other protocols. ... IP Telephony, also called Internet telephony, is the technology that makes it possible to have a telephone conversation over the Internet or a dedicated Internet Protocol (IP) network instead of dedicated voice transmission lines. ... A Java virtual machine or JVM is a virtual machine that runs Java byte code. ... A telephone handset A touch-tone telephone dial Telephone The telephone or phone (Greek: tele = far away and phone = voice) is a telecommunications device that transmits speech by means of electric signals. ... IP Telephony, also called Internet telephony, is the technology that makes it possible to have a telephone conversation over the Internet or a dedicated Internet Protocol (IP) network instead of dedicated voice transmission lines. ...
The site gives you the International Telecommunications Union standard "Mean Opinion Score" (MOS) for a call. It also shows what factors caused the MOS to be reduced. This helps with diagnosis of a bad call. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is an international organization established to standardize and regulate international radio and telecommunications. ...
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