Streamlining business costs in innovative ways can mean the difference between business success and complete failure. VoIP providers offer excellent solutions, but with so many out there, it’s challenging to know which to choose.
In this post, the Telco team looks at the top services and answers questions on how a Voice over Internet Protocol or VoIP-hosted PBX provider operates.
Instead of utilizing landlines, VoIP routes phone calls through any of the following:
These systems do everything a standard landline does and more. They may incorporate features like call recording, voice mail-to-text, and caller ID. The systems allow companies to run a cohesive office communication infrastructure, bringing together customers and remote workers flawlessly.
With prices starting at $19.99 per user per month, RingCentral is one of the more affordable VoIP providers. It’s the best value for the money with:
Additional features include international calling, but you must upgrade your plan to access these. The company also offers affordable extras such as vanity numbers. Additionally, you can incorporate several CRMs and office management systems like Slack and Salesforce.
The downside is that the basic plan does not allow for international calls or dedicated customer support.
Starting at $18.95, Nextiva’s monthly plans are affordable. Your subscription includes the following:
The company boasts an impressive 99.999% uptime and a simple-to-use interface, making it great for new businesses. However, if you need to record calls or use mobile SMS, keep looking. These services feature in the more expensive packages only.
Starting at $26 a month when you pay for a year in advance, Grasshopper offers excellent value. Unlike the other plans, you pay per company rather than the user. Also good to note is that all users have access to each feature like:
It’s ideal for a startup because the prices depend on call volumes rather than the number of users or features. However, the essential features may be inadequate for more sophisticated users. Also, businesses scaling up should be wary of exceeding their monthly limit.
Starting at $15 per month, 8x8 is the best scalable solution. Opting for the basic plan gives you access to the following:
After your free one-month trial, you pay per user month-to-month. No contracts and no need to buy hardware make it budget-friendly for startups. However, the danger with the least expensive plan is that the company will not guarantee uptime.
Vonage packages begin at $19.99 per month and are perfect for companies that require a high degree of personalization. You get all the basics, such as unlimited calls and support, but the extras are also worth a look. The add-on VoIP services include:
If you opt for a base plan, it’s an affordable and quick solution. However, the cost of the advanced features quickly add up, making it one of the pricier VoIP providers on this list.
Now that you have a rough idea of what the top five providers offer, you can choose the best for your needs. If you still feel overwhelmed, we invite you to discuss your options with the Telco Solutions team.
Here are some of the factors to consider:
In addition to unlimited calls, some helpful services from VoIP providers might include:
This is not an exhaustive list but incorporates the options that many companies require. The best use case for your company depends on your clients and what they expect from you.
It’s a good idea to discuss what you need to incorporate by holding brainstorming sessions with your team. It can also be helpful to speak to some trusted clients and ask their opinions.
At Telco Solutions, we’re in the business of matching our clients with the best possible business options. We act as your agent with more than 180 carriers to get you the deal you deserve.
With a track record of more than 75 years in the industry, we are innovative, adaptive, and highly efficient. We only win if you do, so we ensure that you receive the best possible deal, whether for VoIP providers or other telecom services.
Our experienced team will learn more about your needs and business to find the correct solution at the right price. Telco Solutions helps its clients streamline costs, improve efficiency, and differentiate themselves in the market.
Call us at 800-546-9810 to learn how we can help you transform your telecoms while improving customer service and efficiency. There is no substitute for experience when choosing the right VoIP provider, so reach out and take advantage of our expertise.
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