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8x8 vs magicJack

Compare 8x8 vs magicJack. Find out whether 8x8 or magicJack is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of 8x8 and magicJack and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.

User Ratings & Reviews

  • 47 Reviews
  • 285 Reviews
3.85
2.4

Overview:

8x8 is a trusted provider of award-winning cloud communications systems for business of all sizes. Having earned over 125 patents and counting, 8x8 is dedicated to developing innovative solutions that help businesses work simply and perform...

magicJack is an extremely cheap VoIP provider that works by using your existing Internet connection to make and receive calls. magicJack provides a plug-and-play...

Provider Info

  • Website: 8x8.com
  • Headquater Country: United States
  • Founder Year: 1996
  • Website: magicjack.com
  • Headquater Country: United States
  • Founder Year: 2002

Plans Available*

  • 8x8 Call Center Software - N/A
  • 8x8 Global Extension - $79.99
  • 8x8 Metered Extensions - $24.99
  • 8x8 SIP Trunking - N/A
  • 8x8 Unlimited Extension - $39.99
  • Virtual Office - $19.99
  • Virtual Office Pro - $49.99
  • N/A

Users Average Rating

Recent User Reviews

8 x 8 is charging me $740 to cancel service. I have been a customer since 2017. Needed to cancel as my business closed for Covid 19 They where horrifying to speak with about this. They had 3 different amounts then landed on the $740 being the most. This had nothing to do with monthly charges, as those where always automatic and up to date. This is a totally made up number as they can not produce a contract. They tell me to reference small print. The small print is not clear- and they cant confirm that was even there with I started service in 2017. There is nothing about an amount for a cancelation fee in the small print. The whole thing is criminal and fraudulent. You can't even get a professional on the phone. They where all emotional and escalated. One even laughed at me. This is beyond traumatizing. I didn't know stuff like this still happened. Please- I will do everything I can to protect other small businesses from this horrifying company. Please- there are many other VOIP companys- pick any of them but 8 x8- and please ask them about hidden fake contracts, and cancelation terms.

jmoss54 June 11th, 2020

"Mid-Market" 8x8 customer since 2012 with 34 lines and 10 toll free numbers. I was hired in 2013. From the moment I was hired I was getting complaints about dropped calls, spotty call quality, and issues with the softphones. After cleaning up the network, I came to realize it wasn't us (or our 500Mbps DIA connection) it was 8x8. Constantly have had problems over the past five years. If you need support, expect long hold times (30 minutes +) and to have to start running the gauntlet at the base level of support. If, you can get the person on the other end to understand that you're in a higher tier of support, expect more hold time. It's incredibly frustrating considering hosted PBX/VOIP services are supposed to save you time and make your life easier. I'm constantly having to call 8x8 support due to not being able to call certain numbers. Their softphone app constantly crashes or interferes with other programs like webex, chrome/firefox, VNC, Lync, Skype, Hipchat, etc. and often causes issues with computer sound (running Dell optiplex and XPS in this office) forcing a reboot to restore sound levels. The "meetings" part of the softphone app is a disaster. It's so bad we just ended up using gotomeeting instead. The conference lines kept having a problem where if you called in with an iPhone people could hear you but you couldn't hear anyone else. Billing is absolute nonsense. My company's accounting team and IT got together with 8x8 trying to determine what we were being billed for and no one at 8x8 could actually tell us. it's been 6 weeks and we're still waiting on an answer. This company has been an absolute nightmare to work with. If you decide to be brave and use them, you'll regret it. Here's an image of their softphone desktop app (and the amount of time I've been on hold with their support team for yet another number that can't be dialed. You'd think calling from Austin to Anaheim would be easy, huh?) http://imagehost.phoenix-nest.com/?di=6154948616415

daisychick February 6th, 2019

Check out their fb page and start reading comments. They get you by paying in advance, the more years, the cheaper. I paid for a year service and I have use of my phone 1%. No exaggerating. Dropped calls, callers cant hear me, static. No tone and error messages. I called to cancel..first u dont get a refund. So your out the money for the unit, out what you paid for a service and your money. I use my name on the account, my card my address but put the main name as a fake name because I'm a single lady alone. They will not talk to me, they want to talk to this fictional person. I explained the case, explained my card is what's used but nope. They insist on talking to Sigmund Freud. Just useless. Filled my complaint with BBB, hope isnt much. Save your money.

Wildwildwests October 16th, 2020

Calls are always scratchy. Power supply died within the first year. App just barely works, but is so unreliable that you won't use it. Marketing is soooo misleading, expect it to cost a lot more than what they advertise. Worst of all, when you have a problem, you will wait 20 minutes to chat with a bot. I STRONGLY suggest going with another provider.

xgoosex October 3rd, 2020
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