With the growing number and popularity of alternative communication channels, some companies believe that a phone system is no longer necessary for conducting business. However, a professional...
8x8 vs VoIPo
Compare 8x8 vs VoIPo. Find out whether 8x8 or VoIPo is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of 8x8 and VoIPo and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
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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...
Branded as “The Likable Phone Company,” VoIPo offers affordable home phone solutions to customers in the United States. The company was created by Hostgator, a popular web hosting company, in 2006. Dedicated to delivering a reliable and...
- 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
- VoIPo Residential/Small Business VoIP Plan - $6.21
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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.
System was down again.( I took their Customer service rep (his name is Ray) 20 minutes on the phone to admit there is a major outage. Ray had no idea how long it will take to fix. When asked to talk to a supervisor he told me nobody is available I'm going to look for a different company. Every time they need to adjust their server and they don't test - they ask me to have friends that use different provider to test
If all you want are headaches, then this company will deliver that. VOIPO does not care about customer service. The customer service agents are rude and will lie to you, just to get you off the phone. They will always state that the problem is yours and then fix the problem later on, doing the work on their end. I have read that Timothy Dick (the owner), cares about the customers, but this is not reflected at all in the attitude of the customer service department. Not so surprisingly, the price that they advertise is not the price that you will pay. The absolute minimum with a 2 year contract, paying the whole amount in advance, is $7.71/ month. They also do not have the same high rating among they reviews as the other companies which actually charge less per month. It also appears that being honest with customers is not very important. If you do get their service and need to transfer to another company, be aware of the problems and difficulty your will have. VOIPO has kept customer phone numbers and forced the customer to pay for another month before they were willing to transfer the number. The claim it is part of their fine print.