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General Information

What is VoIP ?

VoIP stands for "Voice over IP" or "Voice over Internet Protocol." It uses the Internet and data networks to send and receive calls and faxes. Because it uses your existing high-speed Internet connection, it offers great savings on long distance and international calls.

What is a caller-id ?

Caller-id is an unique number that is provided to you at sign-up.

Will World Phone service save me money ?

Yes. Individuals and corporations with moderate to large long distance or international call usage can enjoy significant savings, depending on call volume – 20%, 30%, or 50% or more.

How do I use World Phone softphone ?

The softphone is an application that runs only on Microsoft Windows platform. It is an application ('.exe' file) that can be downloaded from World Phone's site. In order to run it, you will need a headset with a microphone.

When calling other parties, do they also need World Phone service or another VoIP service ?

No. Using World Phone services, you can connect to parties using any telephone technology.

Do I need my computer running in order to receive calls ?

It depends. If you are using the World Phone softphone, your computer must be running in order to receive calls. If your computer is not on or you are unavailable, the call will be directed to your Voicemail. If you are using a device that works without a computer such as an IP phone or a telephone adapter, calls will be directed to that device; unanswered calls will be directed to your Voicemail.

Can I use World Phone service from anywhere in the world ?

Yes, your World Phone account provides you with complete portability. You can access World Phone from anywhere in the world using World Phone’s softphone or a phone adapter. To access World Phone’s softphone, simply log into your account and click launch webphone. The softphone automatically installs. To use a phone adapter, just plug it into any high-speed Internet connection and place calls.

Will the World Phone service interfere with my DSL or cable modem data connection ?

The World Phone service routes your incoming and outgoing voice calls right alongside the data being sent to or from your computer. Thus, you can make and receive calls while you use your computer to access the Internet. World Phone uses advanced audio compression techniques to minimize the data traffic caused by voice calls and maximize the bandwidth available for your other Internet traffic.

How can I get a Public Service Number ?

To get a Public Service Number, go to www.worldphone.in and click on signup service. Select appropriate plan and after completion of signup plan, you will get public number

What if I forget my World Phone service number ?

Your World Phone service number is displayed on your account page. Simply go to the web site and log into your account.

Is there a difference between using DSL or Cable modem when using World Phone service? Which one do you recommend to use ?

Both DSL and cable modems provide sufficient bandwidth to support the World Phone service.

Do I need a fixed / static IP to use World Phone service ?

No, you do not need a static IP address to enjoy the advantages of World Phone service. World Phone service is designed to work in a dynamic address (DHCP) environment, such as that available with most home gateway routers.

Does the person I call have to use World Phone service ?

No, with World Phone service you can call any phone number that you can call with a traditional phone. Calls to regular phones are charged on a per minute basis while those to other World Phone service users are free.

How do you bill calls to regular phones ?

We bill calls on a per minute basis, rounding up to the next whole minute. There is no minimum call duration. Check our Low Rates here.

Do I need a computer to use World Phone service ?

Not necessarily. With a telephone adapter you can use many of World Phone services directly. You will need a computer however if you intend to use advanced features and to manage your account.

Which telephone adapters are compatible with World Phone service ?

World Phone supports mostly SIP based IP phones and telephone adaptor

How do I make an international call ?

Country code + number.

How does the sound quality compare to my current phone ?

You'll find the quality is as good, if not better! Because signals are transmitted and received digitally over the Internet, the quality may very well exceed what you're currently getting.

Are calls made through World Phone secure ?

Yes, all calls are sent securely through World Phone's VoIP network.

Can I receive calls with World Phone service ?

Yes. You can receive calls only on your softphone World Phone software if it runs on your computer.

How do I sign up for World Phone ?

You can sign up online at www.worldphone.in. To sign up

What payment methods are available ?

World Phone accepts credit card payments from Visa, Master Card, and American Express. Also accepted are Paypal payments.

How do I check my account balance ?

Once you login into the World Phone web site, you are immediatelly served information about your account balance and call activities.

Can I use World Phone softphone if my computer is behind a firewall ?

If you have a router with firewall installed to connect to the Internet or if you using the service in a corporate environment, World Phone provides a NAT traversal feature that allows you to use the softphone in such environments.

What connections will World Phone work with ?

World Phone is compatible with Internet services such as Dial-up 56Kbits/sec, DSL, or Cable.

Do you have a support phone number ?

The best way to get your question answered or problem solved is to email us at support@worldphone.in. If a phone call is necessary, one of our customer service representatives will contact you.

 
 
 
 
 

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