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CallCentric vs TeleBlend
Compare CallCentric vs TeleBlend. Find out whether CallCentric or TeleBlend is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of CallCentric and TeleBlend and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
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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-...
TeleBlend is a residential VoIP phone service provider that provides broadband phone coverage in 85% of the United States. As a company, TeleBlend strives to deliver full-featured, low-cost, and plug-and-play service...
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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.
Was an old Sunrocket customer until the changeover to Teleblend years ago. Since then they have changed their hardware/software several times, each time getting worse than the last. Currently the last change, sometime in July of 2018, features of call blocking, forwarding, caller ID, and more have become non existent. They have no phone service of their own for support or service. Everything is done by email. Looking into reporting to PUC and any other agency if they try to prevent me from porting my number to another service. Their cost is also no longer competitive. $27ish yet advertised for $15.99. Absolutely unacceptable!!! In the beginning I was only loyal since Sunrocket was awesome. Lesson learned...
I transferred from Sunrocket to Teleblend many years ago. Since then their Price has gone Up and Up and Service and Quality have gone Down and Down. There is NO phone that will get you to their offices... everything is by email IF they even respond! Their website just got changed and now Call Fowarding is almost impossible to use, Call Blocking is gone,, and ALL MY CONTACTS HAVE BEEN LOST!! AND Now (2 times) I have tried to take my number from them to another company and they WILL NOT RELEASE MY PHONE NUMBER FOR PORTING.!!! This happened in 2015 (with basic talk VOIP) and now again in 2018 with Comcast/xfinity mobile. I have filed a complaint with the FCC. Do NOT sign up with Teleblend,,, and whatever you do... don't sign up with a number you want to keep!! They are the WORST PHONE COMPANY ON THE PLANET!! Mike in Rockford Illinois