Voice over Internet Protocol

noun

: any of various technologies that support telephony using the Internet for transmission rather than traditional phone lines
… you might be ready for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service, which lets you make telephone calls over the Net to any phone in the world.Sean Portnoy
abbreviation VoIP

Word History

First Known Use

1992, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Voice over Internet Protocol was in 1992

Dictionary Entries Near Voice over Internet Protocol

voice-over

Voice over Internet Protocol

voice part

Cite this Entry

“Voice over Internet Protocol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Voice%20over%20Internet%20Protocol. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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