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ClarityTel vs Ooma Telo
Compare ClarityTel vs Ooma Telo. Find out whether ClarityTel or Ooma Telo is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of ClarityTel and Ooma Telo and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
User Ratings & Reviews
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ClarityTel provides top-of-the-line voice and fax solutions for business, as well as a comprehensive suite of advanced business communication solutions, such as SIP trunking, live answering service, call recording module, and more. Since 2003,...
An award-winning provider of business and residential VoIP services, Ooma aims to deliver an exceptional calling experience with its cloud-based smart telephony system that surpasses ordinary phone service. At the heart of Ooma’s effort to...
- Business VoIP - $19.99
- ClarityTel Auto Attendant - $9.99
- Hosted PBX Seat - $19.99
- Metered SIP Trunk - $9.99
- Unlimited SIP Trunk - $19.99
- Ooma Home Phone Basic Service - $0.00
- Ooma Home Phone Premier Service - $0.00
- Ooma International World Plan - $17.99
- Small Business Full-Featured Phone System - $19.95
Users Average Rating
Recent User Reviews
I transferred approximately 20 accounts to ClarityTel. The process took several months, mainly because the telephone company I transferred from was very uncooperative. Throughout the transition, Derrick stayed on the case and remained completely responsive to my needs and the needs of my customers . This included after hours and weekend attention when necessary. In any introduction of a new technology to customers who are used to doing things a certain way, you're going to have questions and perhaps some misunderstandings. I've got to say that with the intense focus on this block of customers, service disruptions were kept to an absolute minimum. Several years have now passed since the cut over to ClarityTel. As proof of the usefulness of the software along with it's ease of use and functionality I am happy to report that practically all of the customers involved have remained on the service. ClarityTel offers a great service at a very fair price. I am very pleased that I chose to place my customers on their platform. Their systems are highly capable and extremely reliable. I couldn't ask for more.
We switched to ClarityTel after our then-provider went out of business. We're a call center in Buffalo, NY, with 50+ users and so far so good. The price is really one of the best we've seen in our years using different VoIP systems, and we have not yet experienced any drawbacks (it's been 4 months). I would recommend ClarityTel thus far.
I have an Ooma Telo with a residential line and an office line. Voice quality is good, and the service has been reliable. However, the customer service is poor. I recently purchased from Ooma a WiFi/Bluetooth adapter to connect my Telo wirelessly. The instructions have a link to click to set up, however the link was broken. I tried the chat service twice but no luck. Then I went to the phone lines. No luck with the first level of customer support and no luck with the second level of support. The third level of customer support was supposed to call back Tuesday. I waited four days but no call back. I called back in. The third level referred me to the fourth level which was supposed to be engineering. After three hours, the third level called back (customers can't speak to engineering). The engineer had solve the problem: my home network name had "spaces" in it!!! What does this indicate? Poor website instructions, poor paper instructions with the product, poorly informed product support at levels one, two, and three, and poor internal communications from engineering. Eric B. Stang, the Ooma CEO, received 2.7 million dollars in total compensation last year. For this level of performance, I'd say he was overpaid by about 2.6 million dollars.
Ooma quoted me a monthly price for their home service of only taxes and fees once I bought the actual device to get things up and running. The device is a one time charge of $99.00 Since purchasing the device/unit, I have been charged over $10 per month when I was told I would be charged only taxes and fees per month. Those taxes and fees come in at right under $5.00 per month, yet I'm being charged over $10 per month. Ooma has not been helpful at all in getting this issue worked out. Now, I'm stuck with a $99.99 device and charges of double what I was quoted per month. Do not use Ooma. Terrible company. Horrible customer service. Impossible to get a hold of and also rude once you do! Stay away!