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Audio Conferencing

Learn how you can increase your business' productivity and lower costs by audio conferencing.

An audio conference is also commonly referred to as a conference call or teleconference. It is a meeting between several participants, conducted over the phone. This is made possible by a conference call bridge, which links the different lines into one call. Audio conferencing can be used for business meetings, sales calls, lectures, company-wide announcements, earnings reports, project meetings, and more.​

Conference calls are no longer just reserved for big companies. It has now become a necessary business communications tool to help companies stay ahead of the competition. Here are some of the main benefits of audio conferencing:

calling via a computer

Getting an Audio Conferencing Provider

Conducting an audio conference requires a conference bridge. This can cost thousands of dollars, plus more for maintenance, if your company chooses to purchase one. That's a big "if."

A more cost-effective way to audio conference (while keeping your arms and legs) is to outsource the conference call to a conference call provider.

Conference call providers charge in two basic ways:

  • Pay-As-You-Go: A pay-as-you-go plan lets you pay only for what you use, usually per minute. For just about 3 to 10 cents per minute. This is best for small businesses and those who do audio conferences for only a few hours a month.
  • Unlimited Monthly Plan: An unlimited monthly plan charges a fixed rate every month for unlimited reservation-less conference calling. This gives businesses that do a lot of conference calls the best value.

Subscribing to a conference call provider also gives you several advantages:

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