What is a Telephony?
Telephony is defined as the field of technology that involves the development and application of telecommunication services between distant parties through the use of appropriate equipment, whether voice, fax, or data. It is also linked to the invention of the telephone.
Telephony, as a term, is also used to refer to any computer network systems, hardware, or software, that carry out the roles usually performed by telephones.
Types of telephony
Telephony allows people to carry out long-distance communication, and it is most commonly used to refer to telephone systems. However, there are other types of telephony:
- Traditional telephony
- Voice Over IP (VoIP) and internet telephony
- Mobile telephony
- Faxing telephony