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CallCentric vs Momentum Telecom
Compare CallCentric vs Momentum Telecom. Find out whether CallCentric or Momentum Telecom is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of CallCentric and Momentum Telecom and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
User Ratings & Reviews
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CallCentric is an internet phone service provider that uses either your computer or a telephone adapter to place calls via the internet. CallCentric allows for free calls to other CallCentric customers and low-...
- Website: www.callcentric.com/
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- Founder Year: 2003
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- Founder Year: 2006
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Recent User Reviews
After having constant trouble with my MagicJack phone and getting limited customer support to make it better I started a search to find a replacement. My primary concern was the cost, I wanted something super cheap because we don't use the home phone very much. I also wanted something that would allow me to block unwanted spam and telemarketing calls that MagicJack allowed (I sometimes suspect MJ sold my number because of the large number of unwanted calls I received). I purchased a used OBI-100 on Ebay to use as the adapter. It was super easy to configure and CallCentric was great about porting my number to them at no cost. Along the way I had several questions about the porting process and after that how to correctly configure my account to block the unwanted calls and allow my phone contacts to get directly through. Each time I contacted customer support (email only through their website) they were prompt, thorough and courteous with their reply. The amount of features offered and the ability to configure your account to accommodate your calling schedule is unbelievable. I was so impressed that I even wrote to customer service praising them with their efforts. I've often written reviews in the past of products or services that I was unhappy with but never one from a company that I would like to see succeed like CallCentric. If you're thinking about trying an internet phone company this is your best and least expensive alternative.
For low or moderate call usage CallCentric is an unparalleled highly cost-effective provider. Their customer service is by message exchanges within the account interface and I found the text-based approach provided access to consistently high expertise and relatively fast responses. The online instructions and documentation are thorough and professional. For DIY configuration of VoIP their account interface provided everything I needed to know. I like the fact that the user can provide their own compatible interface hardware to suit their needs. The process of line porting was well organized and progressed smoothly. Features are wonderful, especially for the low price. I do wish there was a more effective way to exclude the high volume of spam calls that are now typical, however the CallCentric "call treatment" filters and telemarketer block feature do divert a substantial proportion of unwanted call attempts. The sound quality has been very good. Reliability has been good, but I have experienced one dropped call in 2 months while no ISP service disruption at my location was indicated, so could not provide the top 5* rating for reliability.
I am not a person who usually takes the time to write review, but I find it important to warn people about this company and its poor business practices. From the start Momentum was poor on implementing the voip system in our business. Even though it took several weeks to get the system fully online they charged us a month prior to the service working. Then when half of our phones were not working they did not respond to our calls for help. I chose to go with another carrier after 3 years of overpriced under performing service on phones that were not operational. And a company that showed little to no interest in making things right. I intended to change service after the end of the contract and quietly let it go. When I informed Momentum that I was cancelling, they had the audacity to tell me they had automatically renewed my contract, even though I had told them I would not be renewing the contract. They have informed me that I would be responsible for another year of over priced fees. Needles to say I will not pay these fees, and I will let people know of how poor this company is in its dealings with customers. I encourage you to find another company to do business with. This company should not be rewarded for its behavior.
While saying our company considerable money I have been very impressed with how Momentum Telecom has taken a proactive approach in providing solutions that have helped us be more productive and improve our customer service. I would highly recommend giving this company a try