What is a SIP account?
In simple terms, a SIP Account is the main key needed to activate your VoIP communications. SIP means Session Initiation Protocol. SIP makes it possible to connect the software solutions also known as SIP devices with the person who will be receiving the calls, in other words connects it to the VoIP provider via SIP Trunking.
The SIP Account is the unique identification (an account number and password) on the internet that you can use on your softphone or PBX. Making calls with SIP is very economical as you can call anywhere in the world using the internet.
Many SIP providers offer these accounts are prepaid or pay-as-you-go and others are based on a monthly plan, you can have unlimited number of users making calls on your VoIP Account to anywhere in the world and also receive calls on your device simultaneously.
Creating a SIP Account
Create a SIP trunking account by looking for a VoIP provider such as Switch2VoIP will offer you competitive prices and call quality. 100% CLI White routes are very important to ensure superb call quality and service. Those are important keys points when selecting a SIP provider for your needs and the needs of your business.
Signup for a SIP Account
You can register online for the SIP Account by filling out the registration form and crediting some funds to make calls. Register using your e-mail address where you will receive your SIP Account credentials. Make an online payment and credit any amount you wish. The full details and credentials that you will use to configure your SIP phone will be sent to you via email.
Example of SIP account details:
SIP phone configuration
Display name: Enter your campaign name or business name, also this field can be left blank.
Username: Your SIP account username or in some softphones the phone number you wish to display in the Caller ID.
Password: Enter the SIP password given by the provider
Authorization Username: Enter your SIP account number or username.
Domain: Must enter the SIP provider’s domain or host IP to connect the calls.
The account can be registered in multiple devices at the same time. Switch2VoIP offers unlimited channels outbound and inbound. You can have the account on an app on your mobile phone, in an office, and many more simultaneously.
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