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iCore Networks vs MagicJack Plus
Compare iCore Networks vs MagicJack Plus. Find out whether iCore Networks or MagicJack Plus is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of iCore Networks and MagicJack Plus and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
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iCore Networks is dedicated to providing their clients with business VoIP telecommunication systems that do more than traditional systems and cost much less. Targeting small and medium sized companies, iCore Networks brings your company the same...
magicJack Plus is the newest VoIP system available from magicJack. With magicJack Plus, you don't need to keep your computer on at all times to use your phone, as you did with the older magicJack product. This means you...
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Where do I start - The sales representatives are taught well. They will manipulate you into thinking their product is great and will give you no issues, but that's far from the truth. I heard their sales representative present their product and while all seems to be on the leading edge of technology, it really isn't. The company takes no responsibility for any of their network issues, from outages or no service on your phones. Not only will your phones only work 50% of the time (if that) but when submitting a ticket for support, you have to go through their help desk first and getting a response from someone on their technical side is a never ending cat and mouse chase. That is, if you get someone to reply to you. Outages happen every three or so weeks, sometimes less, causing your phones to go out every so often. So if you like paying for terrible service from tech reps who sound like they hate their jobs and never actually having your phones or circuits work, iCore/Vonage is great for you. Please do yourself a favor and stay far away from this atrocious company.
Customer service completely SUCKS, both technical support and account management in response time and in solving the issues. The quickest I have had a "high priority" ticket fixed is 6 hours, and right now there is one that it has been 3 days and it is still not fixed. And I have had multiple techs working on the same ticket because I call in to get an update and they try and walk me through the same troubleshooting steps the tech before them had be do because they don't manage their ticket system well or the employees are just too lazy to enter in what they already had me try.<br /> The phone system they gave us (Polycom VX500) has had issue after issue rising after 6 months of use. One major issue happened that it was proven it was the phones before 1 year warranty expired, but they procrastinated getting new phone and then after the one year tried to give the excuse they weren't under warranty anymore. Horrid reviews of the phones were found online after this. Our network partially discounts at least once a week for at least 1 employee's workstation, and again they take forever to get it fixed.
I used the system with the APP on my cell phone. Problem is that the quality of sound was so poor. Dropped calls, calls that didn't connect, etc. Although they do have a phone number for customer service, plan to spend half a day on hold. Also, if I was on a call on my cell phone, and a call came in on the MagicJack App, my phone call would be cut off. Not good! Further, DO NOT BY ADVANCE YEARS/SUBSCRIPTIONS. Although they do not tell you when you buy the extra years, they will not refund the subscription, even if the year has not started.
I am currently using the Magic-Jack Plus device. This device powers up by the 5 volts / 1 A adapter recommended by the manufacture. I noticed that when the voice static happened in back ground then I have to replace to the new power adapter and it will be fine. It seems to be the Magic-Jack device overheats causing the power adapter burned out quickly. I have replaced the new power adapters within the past few months and continuing to do the same in the future. So bad for the quality with this device. Also when using the Magic-Jack and the date and time setting up in my home phone are always in-corrected with my current region. I contacted the customer services and they can not resolve this issue because they are located in different state. They also don't have the direct contact email. I have to wait a way long in the telephone conversation with them when needed.