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Talk Times vs IDT Global
Compare Talk Times vs IDT Global. Find out whether Talk Times or IDT Global is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of Talk Times and IDT Global 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 Talk Times. The provider is probably out of business.
A wholesale telecommunications company, IDT Global focuses on using communication to enhance the lives of people and businesses. The company has two main sectors: financial and telecommunications. Nested under their telecommunications branch are...
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- Founder Year: 2005
- Website: www.idtexpress.com
- Headquater Country: United States
- Founder Year: 1990
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VelocityTel has some problems. They use an adapter, made by Grandstream, positioned between your router and your phones that I find highly unreliable. I have 3 lines. I can not be certain at any point that all three lines will be working, or even one. I just know that several times a day, an adapter will start flashing red, which means there is a problem. sometimes it will go for hours. Sometimes it will reset in a few minutes. The tech support people are always helpful, but the reliability sucks. I don't know with certanty that the adapter is the problem. I do know that I can swap out a problem adapter, and the problem disappears, for the moment.
We started working with IDT in 2016. They tout serving over 32 billion minutes annually and 4 route divisions to choose from. The route divisions are irrelevant however, here I will explain why: The level of service/quality you *actually* receive depends on how greedy your Account Manager is, and the genie behind the curtain that changes up the routes to accommodate their desired margins. The end result of course is route instability and frequent calls to your support desk from angry customers reporting issues ranging from False Answer Service to calls not completing to legitimate destinations and wondering why they are paying for Platinum service only to receive problems typically associated with Silver-grade routes. With IDT we'd literally pass weeks at a time without issues, and suddenly a range of issues with many different destinations arise at the same time. We submit the ticket and the issue would eventually be resolved, but only after waiting > 24 hours for a response. In the IDT Express portal you are able to select which routing division, but in the end IDT simply does not honor your selection, and will route your traffic over the routes they choose behind the scene. It's really a pointless set up they offer. Go with Tata, NTT or BT if your customers' satisfaction is paramount.