SIP vs Skype what is better?

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Skype is another protocol used for VoIP calls. If you compare SIP vs Skype you can find the main differences:

  1. SIP is open and standard protocol, used by many vendors. Skype is proprietary (currently owned by Microsoft) and closed.
  2. SIP phone is more like ordinary phone. The user have its own telephone number. In Skype you don’t have a number.
  3. With SIP you can use many providers, different clients, hardware phones. In Skype you can use only Skype client.


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