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Lingo vs VoIPo
Compare Lingo vs VoIPo. Find out whether Lingo or VoIPo is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of Lingo and VoIPo and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
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Lingo is a residential VoIP provider that offers home phone plans for nationwide and international calling. Lingo plans come with a number of included features, free calling to other Lingo subscribers, and even the option to keep your existing...
Branded as “The Likable Phone Company,” VoIPo offers affordable home phone solutions to customers in the United States. The company was created by Hostgator, a popular web hosting company, in 2006. Dedicated to delivering a reliable and...
- Lingo Unlimited - $14.95
- VoIPo Residential/Small Business VoIP Plan - $6.21
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Recent User Reviews
They add services for free without asking if you want them, then they start charging for them and won't remove them. Months of calls (including multiple times when they disconnected their customer service number and email) and emails to get them to adjust my account. They never did. They are a Canadian company and they do not participate in the telecom watchdog system in Canada. As one example, one of their excuses for not reducing my account back to the most basic one was that their system was down. Two month of payments were still taken out of my account, but supposedly they couldn't adjust my account. This is on top of years of increasing my account over and over for added benefits I never asked for, nor agreed to have added. Quality of calls was bad to awful. It was never good. It was always bad, then worse and worse. I was remiss in not cancelling them.
Nothing but problems with Lingo. The first router lasted a year. It took three weeks to replace it and I was not compensated for my time without telephone service. The second router lasted less than a year and I decided to cancel the service, and that took many phone calls and emails. I was told that I had to send the router back within 14 days or pay a $75 fee and that I would receive a return package. I was also charge $10 for closing the account. The return package arrived a month after the cancellation (I had paid to return the router a week after the cancellation.) I sent an email requesting verification that the router had been received and never got a response. Typically I review a product before I buy it but was suckered in by Lingo's low price. I suggest you do yourself a favor and review VOIP plans before you agree to buy the product.
I was with Vonage Residential (another VOIP provider) for several years and loved the sound quality and features that came with the service, but the price increased every year. Vonage was becoming as expensive as an AT&T landline. I saw an advertisement for VoIPo promising all these features for a low price - I was very skeptical. I decided to give them a try. I started the transition to VoIPo by sending a signed request to my old service provider (Vonage) for the release of my phone number a month in advance. I had no idea these phone companies required so much time to release a telephone number these days. Once the number was verified and released VoIPo quickly setup the number on their servers. Configuring the VOIP adapter on my end was relatively painless. Once everything was setup I noticed the voice quality with VoIPo was not bad, but not as good as the outstanding voice quality of Vonage. Considering the money I am saving that is a compromise I will make any day. About a month after the transition the voicemail out for over a week. I was not a happy camper. It took a lot of communication with the help desk over several days before issue was finally resolved. One of the more knowledgeable technicians went through all my settings and got things running smoothly. The voice quality seems a little better too. I have been with VoIPo for about a year and half while using Comcast as my ISP. I have not had any issues since the voicemail failure over a year ago. I am pleased with the current level of service and totally delighted with the price. Yes, I have recommended VoIPo to my friends and relatives. I have taken advantage of their 2 year extension sale.
I have now been with them for two years and while they had their issues at the beginning, you simply cannot beat the price for the number of features you get. Ooma and Vonage are no comparison. The support gave me an attitude about using my own VOIP phone that they "do not support" but still gave me the necessary settings to allow my unit to be used with their system. You have to know what and how to use the control panel if you want a successful phone system. Plugging it in and walking away isn't the way to approach this service at all. I thought I would be smart and switch to the Ooma business and I quickly found out that the VOIPO had so many more features available and that if you wanted anything done at Ooma you had to use their equipment that you needed to purchase from them. I immediately switched back and VOIPO gave me no attitude about my F-up. Lesson Learned ---- Good Service!!