A SIP based microphone paging console is ideal for PA applications, various built-in advanced functions such as broadcasting to zones, two-way communication via an inbuilt speaker, or playing back pre-recorded messages. All these functions are available without the need of server or distance limitations. SIP Paging phone offers a cost effective announcing station for PA applications. SIP paging phones with multifunction BLF keys allow mapping of individual speakers / zones to one touch keys for quick announcements. When combined with Paging server these keys can also be mapped to play announcement files on individual speakers or zones.