VoIP services, which is short for Voice Over The Internet Protocol, are taking over the world and are being used by more and more people, whether it is for individual purposes or in a business setting.
There are several benefits VoIP technology has, compared to traditional telephony. The first one is cost cutting, in terms of monthly bills, hardware and set up costs. With VoIP, you can set up your system by yourself, with no assistance. And when it comes to hardware costs, you get the option to use a VoIP phone, offered by the service you sign up for, or to use just your computer/smartphone, as long as the VoIP service has softphone support.
You also save money with VoIP in terms of monthly bills, even if you want to make long-distance calls. They are no longer expensive as it is the case with landlines, because with VoIP, calls are made through the internet, so it doesn’t make such a big difference.
AXVoice Overview – Is it a good provider to consider?
AXVoice is a VoIP service provider that operates in both the US and Canada. The service was launched 15 years ago by a company that is headquartered in Brooklyn.
AXVoice is a flexible provider and offers VoIP services for residential use, business use and international use.
Here are their available plans for each category:
You can choose between 3 plans:
US/Canada Unlimited: priced at $8.25/month and, as the name suggests it, offers unlimited calling anywhere in the United States and Canada
US/Canada 200: it is priced at $5.99/month and you get only 200 minutes, also in US and in Canada. Incoming calls are not charged.
Pay As You Go: with this plan you have to pay $4.99 per month and you get calls that will cost you 1.5 cents per minute, again, anywhere within the United States and Canada.
There are two available options:
Small Business Plan: this plan is priced at $29.99/month and in this price, you get 1,500 minutes anywhere in the US and Canada.
Home Office (SOHO) is priced at only $14.99/month, but in this plan, you only get 200 minutes anywhere within the US and in Canada.
International VoIP plans
There are two plans to choose from:
Residential International is priced at $16.58/month and in this price, you get unlimited calls to over 45 international destinations.
Residential International Plus is priced at $29.99/month and includes unlimited VoIP calls to more than 60 international destinations.
AXVoice also offers toll-free number and virtual numbers to its customers. Here are their prices:
- Virtual numbers (from any area code) cost $3.99 per month
- Toll-free numbers have nationwide coverage within both the United States and Canada and cost: $3.99 per month, 4.99 cents per minute US coverage and $5.99 per month, 4.99 cents per minute US and Canada coverage
What are the benefits included with the AXVoice VoIP service?
One of the benefits of AXVoice is the fact that it allows you to transfer your current phone number. The porting process takes around 3 to 4 weeks to complete and until your number is transferred, you will be assigned a temporary number that you can continue to keep even after the porting process is complete.
Other useful features included with AXVoice are:
- Call handling: caller ID, call forwarding, call waiting, call filter, call recording, etc.
- Music on hold
- 7, 10, 11-digit dialing
- Do not disturb
- Distinctive ring
- Anonymous call rejection
- Call logs
- Softphone support
- E911 support
- Enhanced voicemail
- Three-way calling
- Simultaneous ring
- Free in-network calling and more