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8x8 vs TelExtreme

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

User Ratings & Reviews

  • 47 Reviews
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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...

Provider Info

  • Website: 8x8.com
  • Headquater Country: United States
  • Founder Year: 1996
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  • Founder Year: 2005

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

I signed up for Telextreme and my cousin did as well -- she and her husband previously used SKYPE and they said that the Telextreme VOIP is MUCH better, no delay, no dropped call, video in real time. I prefer using Telextreme to using my cell phone -- the voices are much clearer.

Anonymous May 12th, 2008

It´s excelent the VOIP service oftelextreme. In reference to the Mexico Plus Plan, if you have people living in Mexico, you can gave him a regular mexican number among 15 cities and increase, and you answer the phone where ever you are around the world. telextreme.com/digitalcommuni Also, all the advantage that you have, the softphone, you can use it in your laptop-computer, and the voice is clear. Also the other´s plan are excellent, we should see our familiar and personal necessities. Spanish. Es excelente el servicio de telextreme. En referencia al plan mexico plus, si tu tienes gente o deseas hablar con personas en Mexico, puedes darle un número local mexicano para que te hablen, de entre 15 ciudades, que se incremetan, donde tu respondes el telefono donde quiera que estes en el mundo. telextreme.com/digitalcommuni Tambien, tienes la ventaja del softphone, que puedes usarlo ya sea en tu lap-computadora, y la voz se escucha clara. Tambien los otros planes son excelentes, debemos ver nuestras necesidades personales y familiares.

Anonymous March 20th, 2007
*Plan pricing displayed here has been sourced directly from the provider's website or via the provider's sales team. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Check provider's website for most current pricing.Plan pricing may differ based on the country for which you are requesting service.

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