VoIP is gaining popularity all across America. You may already be familiar with Vonage. There are many more VoIP providers and services available beside Vonage though. Prices vary and selected features vary from provider to provider. To find the best deal, you should compare various plans and select the one that best fits your needs.
VoIP is gaining popularity all across America. VoIP is the technology that carries audio across the Internet. You may already be familiar with Vonage. There are many more VoIP providers and services available beside Vonage though. Prices vary and selected features vary from provider to provider. To find the best deal, you should compare various plans and select the one that best fits your needs.
You should be well aware of the fact that VoIP has conflicting problems with the 911 emergency systems, before you decide upon a plan. The FCC has instigated various rules and regulations that pertain to VoIP services and 911. Before you sign up for service, you will have to sign either a waiver or a statement that you are aware that you will not be receiving 911 services the same as you would with a landline telephone.
Here are a listing of various VoIP providers and some of their featured calling plans.
Broadvox - features included Online Account, Caller ID, Caller ID Block, Conference Calling, Family Address Book, Speed Dialing, Do Not Disturb, Call Waiting, Call Forwarding, Voicemail, Call Logs, Call Transfer, and Customizable Contact. Broadvox Direct offers residential and small business services. Their residential services include the Residential Choice Plus plan for .95 per month. The Residential Choice Plus plan includes 100 outbound minutes and unlimited incoming minutes. Their Residential Unlimited Plan costs $ 29.95 a month and includes unlimited calling anywhere in the US and Canada. The SoHo Small Business Regional Plan costs $ 34.95 per month and includes 1500 monthly minutes in the US and in Canada. The SoHo Small Business Unlimited Plan costs $ 44.95 per month and includes unlimited calls in the US and Canada and also includes a free fax line and Yellow Page listing.
Galaxy Voice - offers two plans, residential and business. Their residential plan costs $ 19.95 a month and includes unlimited calling, Voicemail, Caller Id, Call Waiting, Call Return, Three Way Calling, and Call Forwarding. Their business plan costs .95 per month and includes unlimited calling, Free Voice Mail, Free Call Transfer, Free Call Forwarding, Free Repeat Dialing, and Free Caller ID block. They also offer free Broadband Phone service for those who have Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Rhode Island phone numbers.
Packet 8 - Features include Unlimited Minutes, Local Number Porting, Personalized Voice Mail, Unlimited In Network Calling, Caller ID, Caller ID Blocking, only offers phone plans, but they also offer videophone plans. Their residential plans are the Freedom International and Freedom Unlimited. Both of these plans cost $ 19.99 per month. The Videophone plan is the Freedom Unlimited and that too is $ 19.99 per month. Their business plans consists of three different plans. These are the Virtual Office service plans, the Virtual Attendant Service plans, and the Business Phone Service plans. The Virtual office phone plan costs $ 19.95 per month, the Virtual Attendant service plan costs $ 14.95 per month, and the Business Attendant service plan costs $ 34.95 per month.
Vonage - features include Voicemail Plus, Three Way Calling, Call Waiting, Call forwarding, Caller ID with Name, 911 Calling, Free Phone Adapter, ability to keep your phone number, or choose any area code throughout the US and even other countries. Vonage is probably the most well known VoIP providers; you may be surprised to discover that Vonage is also one of the more expensive providers. Vonage offers two plans, residential and small business. Residential users may choose between the Basic 500 plan and Unlimited. The Basic 500 plan offers 500 minutes of talk time for $ 14.99 a month. The Premium Unlimited residential plan costs $ 24.99 per month.
The Small Business Basic plan costs $ 39.99 per month and allows 1500 minutes. The Small Business Unlimited plan costs $ 49.99 a month and provides unlimited calls throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada.
VoIP American - features include- free phone number transfer, free Caller ID, free Call Waiting, free Three Way Calling, free Voicemail, Voicemail delivered to your E-mail, or Web Control panel, Free Call Forwarding, Personal Toll Free Availability, and the Ability to Select your own Area Code.
VoIP American has three different plans. These are the VoIP American PBX plan, the VoIP American Voice plan and the VoIP American bVoice plan. The VoIP American PBX plan cost $ 19.99 a month for a private line and $ 44.99 a month for unlimited calling. The VoIP Voice Residential Basic plan costs $ 14.99 per month and the VoIP Voice Residential Unlimited plan costs $ 29.99 per month. The bVoice Business plan costs $ 34.99 per month.