Audio Conferencing is a telephone meeting conducted between multiple separate callers (three callers define a “conference”). The type of telephone used can vary but typically an audio conference includes attendees that use handheld wired telephones (such as those at a person’s business office or home), conference room speakerphones that can be shared by several people, or individual cellular or mobile telephones.
Audio conferencing is sometimes called “teleconferencing” and traditionally means using a telephone instrument to conduct a business meeting.
Advantages of Audio Conferencing
Telephones are widely accessible and generally provide an easy method for meeting attendees to join into a conference session. With some exceptions, users of telephones can easily operate their telephones and connect to locations both within and outside of their home and office. This makes teleconferences, as they are sometimes called, quick, easy and generally widely accessible for participants.