Monday, September 13, 2010

Fax Over Internet for Low Cost Faxing

For the past decade, faxing has greatly evolved by merging with computer, internet and mobile technology. With the use of fax applications and the web, fax transmission has now become much easier, more efficient, and economical. Fax over internet now allows the sending and receiving of faxes globally. An estimate of about million of pages gets faxed all over the world every year with the use of this modern day fax transmission.

Internet fax is also known as IP (Internet Protocol) fax. IP fax uses the same operational concept as the traditional fax machine but instead utilizes the mechanism of the internet whenever it send or receive a document. But, it is not limited to it since IP fax is also capable of sending/receiving a fax that passes through the phone network.

The world of faxing is continuously being developed even if it is already technologically advanced. At present, some of the studies being made are on enhanced protocol, improved transmission, intelligent fax software and IP-enabled internet fax machine.

When compared with a traditional faxing method, the cost of faxing via internet is 50 to 70 percent cheaper when faxing internationally. Moreover, this present day method of faxing is so simple that it can utilize come in the form of an e-mail when broadcasting a fax. This faxing methodology is so flexible that it can be used in different ways: email-to-fax, fax-to-email, computer-to-fax, fax-to-computer and fax-to-fax.

800 toll free providers have now included this faxing capability with an added support for fax-on-demand as a feature of their toll free service in order to meet the growing communication demands of every business.

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