Answer: IP-Based phone systems transfer calls using your high-speed Internet connection, rather than digital or analog connections. Voice over Internet Protocol, VoIP for short, is technology for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over the Internet. VoIP’s debut dates back to 1995, a couple years after the World Wide Web became available to the masses. Back then, there was still a lot of work to be done in order to foolproof the technology, but over time VoIP has perfected voice quality and reliability. Soon, all phone lines will be IP-based!