[Asterisk-Users] Most common CODEC
akohlsmith-asterisk at benshaw.com
Tue Mar 9 08:36:41 MST 2004
> I am not trying to start a codec war or find out which is the best
> protocol. What I need to know is when I buy a Grandstream phone, a Cisco
> phone, a Sippura adaptor or any other hard phone, what codec is usually
> supported by all of them. All of them obviously support G.711 but that
> is not the best for use when connecting through the Internet. Is it
> worthwhile to buy G.729 licenses for Asterisk, or is there another codec
> that is wildly supported buy most phones?
G.711 is more or less the universal protocol. No, you have no bandwidth
savings but if you're going for lowest-common-denominator, there it is.
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