(PRWEB) October 16, 2013
Demand for Voice Over Internet Protocol, or “VoIP” telephone service has blown the roof off the telecommunications industry. The cloud-based technology is up to 80% cheaper than traditional office phone systems, and comes packed with features that allow SMBs to operate like enterprise-class companies. The result is a mass exodus from traditional landline service to the cost-efficient next-gen technology. Understandably the win-win for companies that use VoIP telephone service has translated into a VoIP-provider market-surge that can be a little daunting for those trying to select a provider. In order to help consumers sort the good, the bad, and the ugly, the telecom experts at VoIP-Catalog.com rolled up their sleeves and performed an in-depth analysis of business VoIP providers service plans, customer reviews, and prices across the nation to Announce: the “Top Four Business VoIP Providers”, from VoIP-Catalog.com
The “Nextiva Office” service plan can start as low as $19.95/month per user (dependent on the number of users.) The SMB Plan offers unlimited local and long-distance calling in the US, unlimited faxing, toll-free numbers, and dozens more big-business features. For the most ambitious SMBs there are scalable features like 15-way call conferencing, on-hold for video-conferencing, mobile-phone “softphone” integration, and 2-stage dialing.
Of course Nextiva’s business VoIP service also boasts the features that Fortune 500 companies expect like an Auto-attendant with programmable messages, music, and call-forwarding, to name a few. The Nextiva business phone plan grows with a company and is scalable from two to 250 users without any interruption to service whatsoever. Lines can be added, altered, and disconnected as easily as logging in to the web portal and touching a few keys. They require no set-up fees, no contracts and offer a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Business VoIP service from 8x8 is $19.99/month and includes unlimited local and long-distance calling, Voicemail-to-email transcription, video-conferencing, and SMS texting and messaging. The 8x8 Softphone app is easily downloaded to any laptop, smartphone, or Internet-enabled device to transform any smartphone into a mobile-office. 8x8’s desktop portal allows users to easily manage extensions, route calls, and is even compatible with most business CRM systems. US-based customer support is complemented by a large host of user-friendly virtual how-to guides.
Mitel Business VoIP Service Plans start at $18.89/month, and come with a preconfigured IP telephone included during the term of service. For a business that wants to make the leap, but keep as much capital on hand, or not risk investing in any equipment whatsoever, Mitel is the way to go. The IP phones are loaded with all the bells and whistles needed to make any company stride like a giant. Mitel offers “unified communications solutions”, meaning they can supply Internet connection, fax and email, LAN services, and even the equipment needed to run everything seamlessly. New customers to Mitel are assigned a "Dedicated Personal Contact" to assist them with any set-up or configuration issues and ensure that the process goes smoothly.
Avoxi.com is a premier Cloud-based PBX (Private Branch Exchange) service provider and more. Avoxi has a powerful and highly advanced cloud-based network that was built from the ground up to provide digital clarity and reliability, worldwide. With a wide array of hardware locations, Avoxi handles the responsibility, maintenance, and performance of the PBX equipment, while a business handles business. Whether a company prizes mobility, scalability, or call clarity, Avoxi has them covered.
In addition to the full spectrum of business-boosting features provided by Avoxi cloud-based PBX, they offer unparalleled Virtual Call Center Software. For enterprise-class clients that need customer service and support centers, or SMB marketing campaigns, Avoxi offers virtual call center solutions with the most advanced features available on the market. Their proprietary SmartQueue software can meet the requirements of the most demanding inbound or blended call center operations worldwide.
As scores of SMBs rush to secure the lowest rates and most advantageous service plans available, it's important to consider what features are most important to their specific situation and then receive quotes from various providers. Armed with VoIP-Catalog's "Top Four Business VoIP Providers" list; the hardest part will be deciding which one of the four to choose.