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Revo Premium vs Windstream
Compare Revo Premium vs Windstream. Find out whether Revo Premium or Windstream is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of Revo Premium and Windstream and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
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February 2010 update: We were unable to find a working website for Revo Premium. The provider is probably out of business.
Windstream is one of the industry leaders: a full-service communications service provider for the Midwest, South, and East Coast in the United States. Windstream provides not only VoIP phone service, but also offers Internet and cable television...
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- Founder Year: 2004
- Website: windstream.com
- Headquater Country: United States
- Founder Year: 1997
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Got stuck with Teleblend after Sunrocket went down, and finally got around to switching carriers. I called around to a few different companies, until I got on the line with a nice young person at Revophone.com They seemed to have a lot of useful features (most of which I won't use) and the salespeople were pretty helpful and they claimed to be able to transfer my old number over from sunrocket so I signed up. They make you take a Linksys telephone adapter and there is an activation fee for that along with shipping charge - I would have liked to have used my Sunrocket gizmo, but they said that I would need to reprogram it and that is a little more than I can handle right now. I guess it looks nicer than the old sunrocket device anyway. Just like Sunrocket it was easy to install and I had it setup and working within about 10 minutes. I didn't really have any issues at all until about the 3rd day when I was on a long distance call to my friend in Ohio. We were talking and then all of a sudden I could hear her, but she couldn't hear me. So I called support and was shocked by how easy it was to get an intelligent, tech support person on the phone! Turns out I have a particular router that needs a tweak to work with the service. It's done and my service has been great since then. In fact, I'm writing this review on advice from Luke in support as a way to give THANKS to all of the people at Revo that helped me. I am very happy with the service and will refer my friends!
We have an office with about 12-15 users (some are part-time so it depends on who is in). We are a legacy Broadview user. Though they merger went through a couple of years ago, The only recently turned off the BroadviewOfficesuite product. I learned this from a Windstream employee when I called for technical support. This technicial told me that the Broadview product was replaced with a newer and better Windstream Officesuite product. When I asked if the 50 to 75 external numbers that I had entered into the Broadview product would port over to the Windstream product, he claimed that it should. After installing the new product the external contacts did not port over. The technician escallated the question and reported back that with the new Windstream Officesuite product not only can you not transfer external contact from the older appplication, YOU CANNOT EVEN MANUALLY ENTER EXTERNAL CONTACT IN THEIR NEW SYSTEM! After again checking with his supervisor, he confirmed this and confirmed that they cannot return me to the older Broadview Officesuite. Separately, a Windstream sales person recently tried to conn us into a five-year contract. We are looking for a new provider right now!
Windstream refuses to drop contract cancellation penalties (and refuses to respond to efforts to discuss) after we were forced to cancel service due to two years of extremely unreliable internet service to our business. Frequent service failures, over two years of our three-year contract, resulted in many occasions in which our point of sale and other transactions (essentially our entire business operation) came to a halt and our ability to conduct business was often disrupted for a full day or more, costing us significant revenue losses. We extended MANY opportunities and accepted MANY empty promises for stabilized services. After two years of extending gracious patience and suffering revenue losses, we had to pull the plug and secure the stable service of Comcast Business for over a year, now, since we cancelled service with Windstream. Kudos to Comcast Business for delivering very stable service! We have an EXTENSIVE paper trail / record of our efforts to provide grace and opportunity to Windstream to resolve service problems prior to cancelling the contract, and of communications over the past year to provide documentation of Earthlink/Windstream's failure to fulfill their contractual obligations to release us from the contract without penalty due to their persistent failure to provide stable service (multiple extended service outages over very short spans of time). Over the past 12-plus months, Windstream has refused to address that documentation and our complaints other than to offer a reduction of the penalty (why should we pay ANY penalty for cancelling a contract in which Windstream failed to meet its obligations???). Windstream stated that we must provide documentation of the timelines of service failures to justify release from the contract without penalty. We provided that documentation and Windstream has refused to respond. We made a good will counteroffer of roughly 35% of their 50% reduced penalty offer; but received no response to that counteroffer, other than hostile and unprofessional calls from a collection agency to which Windstream then turned over the full original amount ($3600+), rather than responding and countering our settlement offer. For nearly a year, the rude and hostile collection calls continue and Windstream's customer service, customer relations, escalations team, and executives continue to ignore us. I suppose, though, that Windstream's current BANKRUPTCY case and their petition to Bankruptcy Court to extend their Chapter 11 protections into late 2020 occupy too much of their time. Perhaps if they'd taken better care of their customers, they wouldn't be in BANKRUPTCY Court …