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8x8 vs UniVoip
Compare 8x8 vs UniVoip. Find out whether 8x8 or UniVoip is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of 8x8 and UniVoip and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
User Ratings & Reviews
- 35 Reviews
- 4 Reviews
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...
UniVoIP is a Los Angeles-based premier business Voice Over Internet Protocol and hosted PBX provider offering high-speed internet connectivity and any-distance phone service in one seamless self-serve solution. UniVoIP brings the best in business...
- Website: 8x8.com
- Headquater Country: United States
- Founder Year: 1996
- Headquater Country:
- Founder Year: 2005
- 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
Users Average Rating
Recent User Reviews
We've been trying to get 8x8 to fix a chronic problem with our recorded calls getting randomly lost or corrupted. We call and email them daily and get little to no response. The typical response is "that department is very busy with other problems, we'll get to yours when we get to it." They say that the problem gets escalated to a higher tier but we still haven't gotten a response and it's been over a week now. I've called our rep Aldrich and he says that he's done all that he can and I've talked to Donovan who is apparently the head of the tech department and he is the one that told me that they'll get to our calls when they get to them. Very unresponsive when it comes to resolving issues.
After 12 months of frustration, we have moved away from 8X8. The issue was never the suite of features. It was customer service for a persistent problem. The basic requirement for a telephone system is that it allows me to make and receive calls. For 12 months, we were unable to receive call from many local people. I was told that it was not the fault of 8X8 and to contact our old provider, Verizon. Verizon said they had ported the number and that was all they could do. We have switched to 3CX. Within 2 days, the local contact was able to trace and resolve the problem. Anyone can now call. My experience shows that 8X8 is not willing to help solve a serious problem. I should also add that they offered no compensation for this issue. I cannot recommend 8x8.
Excellent customer service. We received services that was promised. Active since 05/10/2017 Port in our numbers was done with no pressure on our business activities. Voice mail boxes was setup same day as well as caller ID and all other features which were promised. They are very creative and very well aware and trained of functionality of their services and software which it makes them very different than large service providers. They are very active to solve any outstanding issues that may need attentions. Cut our bill to half and gained new features to better conduct our business. Great team of professionals to know and work with.
The person in charge of customer support (Kenneth) is profoundly rude to customers. Overall, UniVoIP does exactly what many other hosted VoIP providers do, except UniVoIP isn't exactly cheap, and their support is pretty terrible. They rarely, if ever, follow up on hardware issues or even basic glitches. Their answer, more often than not, is to "reset the phone" and basically move on - which is not an actual solution, just a small band-aid to a bigger problem.