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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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Recent User Reviews
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.
We have had Magicjack for 6 years now with no problems. We have had different types of internet services from DSL or cable to now fiber optic no problems there. We have used it to fax and talk on no problems there. We have even used Magicjack on G router with 3 computers, TV, and our cellphones With NO problems. We have bought a few different types of Magicjacks when different ones came out to see if they worked as good as the older ones No problems there. We do NOt have the fastest speed internet in a matter of fact we have one one the lowest speeds to cut cost No problems with the Magicjack for us. We have NOT problems and will stick with Magicjack. The only time I seen ANY voice problems is when the internet service company had problems. If your having problems the odds are it is with your internet service not magicjack. I read there are some internet service companies out there blocking the magicjack from working and done systems like it to make the customers buy more. It could be more as in to buy the right to be able to use a magicjack type of service. The other buy more they try to do is make it so you have to buy there phone service. I would drop that internet service ASAP if they tray any of that.
Not doing anything exotic with MagicJack so a limited feature set is not a problem. The device seems to work fine. Customer service, however, is absolute garbage. After purchasing a four-year plan during the renewal process, I find that I am again being asked to renew the service (automatically debiting my bank account/credit card) after only one year. I called to seek a clarification and discovered that magicJack (according to the person who answered the phone) apparently didn't have my current address, even though the invoice I received (PAID IN FULL) upon purchasing the plan clearly has my current address listed . . . the customer service rep claimed he needed a previous, long-outdated address for "security" reasons. These people couldn't differentiate security from a piano recital. So I sent customer support an e-mail describing the problem and I receive an e-mail in reply that the customer support e-mail box is not monitored and that I should call instead --- apparently no one at magicJack has the guts or initiative to correct their corrupted, useless database nor offer any positive assistance to a customer. I will reply by first filing formal complaints with my state Attorney General's office and the state Consumer Protection Agency. And if magicJack ignores my request to not attempt to automatically charge my credit card/bank account again, I will, indeed, file a criminal complaint (theft & fraud).