Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

News Feed Item

The Best 5 Residential VoIP Providers for 2014, Announced by 1010PhoneRates.com

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/19/14 -- While landline services allow people to communicate without a problem, residential and business phone customers are quickly taking notice of VoIP service providers. VoIP services can lower phone bills while offering the same level of quality and quick communication as ground lines. The experts at 1010PhoneRates.com have taken multiple criteria like features, price, expert ratings and user reviews into account to come up with a ranking of the top five residential VoIP service providers.

1. Internet Telephone Company (ITP)

ITP's monthly cost is $24.99. There is a setup fee, which is a rarity for a VoIP provider. They also offer several different plans that are rich in features. All sorts of residential telephone users will be able to find a service plan from ITP that suits their liking. In total, there are 7 plans with over 50 features like caller ID, call waiting, voicemail, 411 directory assistance and three way calls. Subscribers can also block incoming calls with do not disturb times, record calls and even set a wake up call. None of the service plans requires a yearly contract and new users can even hold onto their existing phone number. They can utilize ITP's free in-network calling to other ITP users and select international calling to countries like Puerto Rico and Canada. Beyond their feature filled plans, the company has an unparalleled reputation for superior customer service. There's a web interface that empowers customers to track their minutes and manage their accounts. The service also integrates with Microsoft Outlook, so contacts can be dialed with ease.

2. Phone Power

Phone Power's residential VoIP service begins at $24.95 per month. There are two plans with unlimited minutes: Unlimited U.S. and Canada and Unlimited World. The plans are much cheaper if selected for the course of a full year of a 2 year plan. Sixty minutes of international calls are included on a monthly basis as well as calls to Puerto Rico and Canada. New subscribers can keep their current phone number if they'd like. The Phone Power service has 50 calling features like speed dial, voicemail, e911, call return, call transferring and caller ID. A second phone line is offered at no extra cost but there is an extra fee for a virtual phone number / toll-free number. The company's website is easy to use and lets customers add services, track minutes and manage other account details.

3. VOIPo

VOIPo's residential service runs $15 per month. 60 free minutes of international calling are offered per month but there are additional international rates for phone calls to Puerto Rico. The residential VoIP service does provide 711 calling capabilities for people with hearing impairments. Customers rave about the VOIPo's customer support services. VOIPo offers 40 features like call forwarding, a virtual phone number unique ringtones and even the option to pick your own area code. There's also an extra line that is free. There is no app for user tablets or cell phones but there is a portable device that lets users take the VOIPo wherever they travel.

4. Axvoice

Axvoice offers residential VoIP service to customers in the U.S. and Canada. There is a base fee of $5 per month and each call runs 1.5 cents. Users only pay for the calls that they actually make. Over 50 worldwide destinations can be reached. Residential service features include free voicemail, SIP support, phone number portability, VoIP codecs, 911 service and free hardware.

5. magicJack

magicJack offers service at the low price of $2.50 per month. There's only one plan with unlimited calling throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Beyond the free trial, there is the option to choose a yearly plan or a 6 month plan. The annual plan is offered at a cheaper rate. There is also a free mobile phone app. magicJack's residential VoIP service offers free conference calling, enhanced 911, fax support and more.

People that are interested in learning more about residential VoIP providers can visit: http://www.1010phonerates.com/.

About 1010PhoneRates.com:

1010PhonesRates.com is an authority VoIP provider site that offers comparison tools to help businesses and residences to help find the best VoIP provider for them.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
The Internet of Things is in the early stages of mainstream deployment but it promises to unlock value and rapidly transform how organizations manage, operationalize, and monetize their assets. IoT is a complex structure of hardware, sensors, applications, analytics and devices that need to be able to communicate geographically and across all functions. Once the data is collected from numerous endpoints, the challenge then becomes converting it into actionable insight.
Red Hat is investing in Tesora, the number one contributor to OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) also ranked among the top 20 companies contributing to OpenStack overall. Tesora, the company bringing OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) to the enterprise, has announced that Red Hat and others have invested in the company as a part of Tesora's latest funding round. The funding agreement expands on the ongoing collaboration between Tesora and Red Hat, which dates back to Febr...
ElasticBox, the agile application delivery manager, announced freely available public boxes for the DevOps community. ElasticBox works with enterprises to help them deploy any application to any cloud. Public boxes are curated reference boxes that represent some of the most popular applications and tools for orchestrating deployments at scale. Boxes are an adaptive way to represent reusable infrastructure as components of code. Boxes contain scripts, variables, and metadata to automate proces...
Enterprises can achieve rigorous IT security as well as improved DevOps practices and Cloud economics by taking a new, cloud-native approach to application delivery. Because the attack surface for cloud applications is dramatically different than for highly controlled data centers, a disciplined and multi-layered approach that spans all of your processes, staff, vendors and technologies is required. This may sound expensive and time consuming to achieve as you plan how to move selected applicati...
In their Live Hack” presentation at 17th Cloud Expo, Stephen Coty and Paul Fletcher, Chief Security Evangelists at Alert Logic, will provide the audience with a chance to see a live demonstration of the common tools cyber attackers use to attack cloud and traditional IT systems. This “Live Hack” uses open source attack tools that are free and available for download by anybody. Attendees will learn where to find and how to operate these tools for the purpose of testing their own IT infrastructu...
Containers are not new, but renewed commitments to performance, flexibility, and agility have propelled them to the top of the agenda today. By working without the need for virtualization and its overhead, containers are seen as the perfect way to deploy apps and services across multiple clouds. Containers can handle anything from file types to operating systems and services, including microservices. What are microservices? Unlike what the name implies, microservices are not necessarily small,...
WebRTC services have already permeated corporate communications in the form of videoconferencing solutions. However, WebRTC has the potential of going beyond and catalyzing a new class of services providing more than calls with capabilities such as mass-scale real-time media broadcasting, enriched and augmented video, person-to-machine and machine-to-machine communications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Luis Lopez, CEO of Kurento, will introduce the technologies required for implementing thes...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading in...
The 3rd International WebRTC Summit, to be held Nov. 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC Summit is co-located with 15th International Cloud Expo, 6th International Big Data Expo, 3rd International DevOps Summit and 2nd Internet of @ThingsExpo. WebRTC (Web-based Real-Time Com...
WebRTC has had a real tough three or four years, and so have those working with it. Only a few short years ago, the development world were excited about WebRTC and proclaiming how awesome it was. You might have played with the technology a couple of years ago, only to find the extra infrastructure requirements were painful to implement and poorly documented. This probably left a bitter taste in your mouth, especially when things went wrong.
Organizations from small to large are increasingly adopting cloud solutions to deliver essential business services at a much lower cost. According to cyber security experts, the frequency and severity of cyber-attacks are on the rise, causing alarm to businesses and customers across a variety of industries. To defend against exploits like these, a company must adopt a comprehensive security defense strategy that is designed for their business. In 2015, organizations such as United Airlines, Sony...
Through WebRTC, audio and video communications are being embedded more easily than ever into applications, helping carriers, enterprises and independent software vendors deliver greater functionality to their end users. With today’s business world increasingly focused on outcomes, users’ growing calls for ease of use, and businesses craving smarter, tighter integration, what’s the next step in delivering a richer, more immersive experience? That richer, more fully integrated experience comes ab...
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding bu...
The 5th International DevOps Summit, co-located with 17th International Cloud Expo – being held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "Second Containers & Microservices Expo" will take place November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities.