This Month in Telecom is a monthly news round-up on VoipReview.org that aims to give our readers a fast and easy way to catch up on the latest news and top stories that are trending in the voice and...
Cox Communications vs VirtualPBX
Compare Cox Communications vs VirtualPBX. Find out whether Cox Communications or VirtualPBX is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of Cox Communications and VirtualPBX and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
User Ratings & Reviews
- 2 Reviews
- 3 Reviews
Cox Communications is a Internet Service Provider, a Cable Television provider, and a VoIP service/phone service provider in various states around the United States.
Cox operates in the following states:
A San Jose, California-based VoIP service provider, VirtualPBX is recognized as a pioneer in the virtual PBX market. They have been providing flexible, reliable and fully-featured virtual phone services for nearly 20 years. Their solutions are...
- Headquater Country:
- Founder Year: 1996
- Website: virtualpbx.com
- Headquater Country: United States
- Founder Year: 1997
- VirtualPBX Dash Basic - $12.99
- VirtualPBX Dash Pro - $26.99
- VirtualPBX Dash Unlimited - $34.99
Users Average Rating
Recent User Reviews
I moved to Cox Cable because of the decent price they were offering which works for what I needed, but instead they sold me something I absolutely did not need. When I called back after a month(Just trying to be nice so I tried it out)to cancel the services I did not need, once again a customer rep( Shannon from Las Vegas)was doing everything she can to discourage me from removing some of my services. Why can't they understand that some people just don't need/want the services they are trying to shove down your throat. Who needs a home phone this days? And cable, one day will be obsolete!!! Cox cable is now turning out to be a bad decision I made. I guess cancelation is my best option
I was dumb enough to fall for the bundle from Cox for TV, Internet, and Phone. I did explain at the time that I only needed basic phone service with NO long distance, no added features, and a minimum charge for the phone service. The first month bill came in with charges for both long distance and collect calls. I live alone and know I did not place the calls or accept any collect calls. Checking the bill ALL of the long distance calls were operater assisted calls. I called Cox and was told by the CSR that they would check to find out why the blocks weren't working, then transferred to billing where the calls were credited back to my account. Second month: More charges for both long distance and collect calls! Same proceedure, called customer service and was told that she would escalate the issue to tech support to find out why the blocks were not working then another transfer to billing (with the long hold time, of course) where I was issued a credit. Third month: $300 dollars in long distance and collect calls! Again, called Customer Service where they will send the issue to tech support to find out why the blocks weren't working, and another transfer to billing where I was told that they can't block those calls AND that they don't issue credit for them! I called their corporate office in Atlanta and spoke to the problem resolution people who told me: They CAN block those calls and will find out why the block isn't working. They DID issue a credit for the calls. THEN they explained that if you have an answering machine and it picks up you WILL be charged for a collect call, even though you didn't actually answer the phone! They never did explain the operated assisted long distance calls though, or why their system isn't blocking them!
We signed up with VirtualPBX about 4 months ago. We originally were on a smaller plan since we only had 4 employees but as we have scaled up to 12, VirtualPBX has been able to seamlessly scale with us. Price point is unbeatable, service is reliable. Would highly recommend.
We were using Comcast's VOIP service for years, but were getting to a point where we couldn't add more lines to that service. I therefore started researching hosted PBX solutions and decided to sign up for three different ones and try them all out for a month before deciding. The three providers I tried were RingCentral, Ringio and Virtual PBX. In the end I went with Virtual PBX because they were the only ones that provided the ability to record all calls - which we need for training purposes. I ordered a couple of phones and was happy to see how easy it was to set them up. At first I had some issues with delays and dropped calls, but with the help from their customer support I discovered multiple issues with our network setup. Once these were fixed the quality of the calls improved and we had no more dropped calls. I only have good things to say about the technical support have received. It is important for anybody who is looking to use VOIP to understand that no matter which provider you choose the call quality will depend on the connection from the phone and all the way to the PBX. That means your internal network, your ISP’s network, and the VOIP providers network. My guess is that 95% of people’s VOIP issues are because of issues on the local network or with the ISP. Don’t underestimate the scope of switching your company’s phones to VOIP, do a pilot run to work out the bugs before you go big. Today we have over 25 phones running on Virtual PBX and are very happy with the stability, call quality, and cost savings over Comcast. @Karmaza B: What is a CLOUN? Sorry, but I really can't take your review serious.