VoIP technology has facilitated considerably the way daily tasks are handled within an organization. If at first some advanced features were only affordable to bigger businesses, nowadays anyone signing up for a VoIP service can benefit from call transfer, video conferencing, unlimited channels, mobile phone integration and many other useful tools.
Regardless of the size of your business, you will need to be able to communicate with your employees, customers or partners and VoIP (voice over internet protocol) technologies can help you do that in the easiest and most affordable way.
There are a lot of providers on the VoIP market and they all offer a wide range of packages and plans to choose from. It is up to you to choose the one that includes the features you need most.
Here are 6 of the most popular and reliable VoIP providers on the market right now:
Nextiva. Some of its strongest points are the fact that it allows unlimited calls and faxes in the US and Canada, it includes more than 45 Premium features and has an excellent customer support. It comes with 30 day money back guarantee and goes for $34.95/month for unlimited domestic minutes
RingCentral. Although it is a bit pricier than most competitors, it is a very complex service with all the features you might need (over 100 Premium ones) for your business purposes. It is one of the most user-friendly services on the market, easy to set up and it is easily scalable. It has over 350,000 customers worldwide. Prices start at $24.99/month, you get unlimited calls/fax, SMS and conferencing, a free trial with the possibility to cancel at any time and more.
8X8. This VoIP service it is suitable for companies/clients that know they need to make a lot of international calls. Quotes start from $24.99/month and for this price you get 250 domestic minutes. You have the option for unlimited/global extensions, free and easy set up process, features like voice, chat, web conferencing, mobile apps and a 30 day trial.
Vonage Business. It is an awarded VoIP service and has over 500,000 businesses that trust its services throughout the world. Prices start from around $39.99/month, but you have to ask for an exact and personalized quote. Vonage includes Amazon Chime video and web conferencing, unlimited calls, faxes, SMS and video, you get free expert install and you also get 24/7 US based customer support.
Jive. You have to call them to get a personalized quote, as there are no prices displayed on their website. One of Jive’s biggest strengths is the fact that it is very easy to use, for both users and admins. It is also free to set up, it comes with a free 30 day trial and the possibility to cancel at any time. You get unlimited calling, mobile apps and 24/7 customer support. However there’s no free international calling available.
Mitel. This service comes with integrated hosting service, extension dialing, dial-in conferencing, mobile apps and the ability to port your number. Prices are given on request. You can choose between their plans for smaller businesses and for larger organizations.