24Conference Blog: News & Updates

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Flat Rate Teleconference Services Offer Real Value

The biggest contribution teleconferencing brings to the table is saving time and avoiding travel costs.  Chances are you can accomplish the same thing over the phone, as you can in person.  Our flat rate teleconferencing service is soaring in popularity as businesses and organizations are looking for new ways to cut costs and improve productivity. As consumers demand more affordable pricing for goods and services, the more companies will offer discounted prices. In the telecommunications industry, conferencing providers are now offering their customers flat rate teleconference services. People choose flat (also known as fixed rate) teleconferencing because it offers unlimited usage.…

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Non-Toll Free Conference Call Service (Using a Regular Toll Number)

Non-toll free conference access numbers are just regular 10 digit phone numbers that include the area code.  It is considered a long distance call.  On the other hand, toll free numbers begin with 800, 855, 866, or 877. If you are dialing into a conference call and it is a long distance number, that is considered a toll call.  Non-toll free conference calling services are, by far, the most popular in the United States. Estimates on usage indicate that they are used ten times more than 800 conference calling.  There are a number of reasons why there is such a…

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New York City (NYC) Conference Call Services

If you are interested in getting a local NYC conference call bridge and number, you can get more details and sign up information here. Getting a conference call service that provides a 646 call in number located in New York City satisfies a number of potential issues and certainly provides many advantages. If you are a business or non-profit located in the Big Apple, this could be an ideal solution to your conferencing needs. First, if most of your conference participants are calling from the greater New York City area, they can dial a local number to get into the conference…

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Pay-As-You-Go Phone Conference Calling Service

Pay-as-you-go phone conference calling is an ideal program for conference call users.  The reason:  You only pay for what you use. You can get more information about our pay-as-you-go conference plans here. Rather than purchasing bundled plans that provide services you may not need or want, pay as you go conferencing rates are based on the exact number of minutes you use -- no more, no less.  Ironically, the large corporations who are heavy conference users, still operate with pay as you go per minute conference plans, even though they would be much better off switching to unlimited flat rate…

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Per Minute Conference Calling Service (Pay Per Use)

Per minute conference calling, also known as pay-as-you-go, is a service that you can obtain without the need to purchase any hardware or software.Charges are based on the number of minutes you use -- no more or less. The number of minutes you use is based on the number of people on the call and the length of the call. For instance, 10 people on a conference call that lasts 10 minutes would consume a total of 100 conference minutes. In another example, 5 people on the call for 60 minutes would total 300 minutes. Per minute conference calling services usually…

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Business Conference Calls Save Time and Money

With the new emphasis on business cost cutting, large and small businesses are embracing conference calling as the best way to streamline communications, limit travel costs and avoid meetings that can sap precious time. Business conference calling is by far the most convenient way to collaborate and the fastest way to move projects and proposals forward.  And yet, there are still companies that have yet to adopt phone conferencing as part of their culture. Conferencing is simple and inexpensive.  Telecommunication costs have been plummeting for the past 30 years and calls that used to cost 25 to 50 cents per…

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Multi-line Conference Call Service for Multiple Parties

Setting up a multi-line conference is easy, especially if you use one of our services that enable you to host any number of guests to your conference call.  This is how it works:  Everyone simply dials a conference number and is asked to put in a seven-digit passcode, followed by the # sign.  Actually, you will get two passcodes -- one for the host(s) to use, and one for your guests.  That's it! As soon as people enter the conference they can start talking to each other, unless of course, you set up your account with "music on hold" which…

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Conference Call International Dial-Out

Need to have our operators dial-out to your international participants to place them in an important conference?  That's easy!  Just give us their names and phone numbers and the time you want your conference call to start, and we'll do the rest.  Here are the per minute rates for our operators to dial-out to your guests anywhere in the world.  (Calls to cell phones have added surcharges.) Country Country Code Rate Per Minute in U.S. Currency Afghanistan 93 0.74 Albania 355 0.36 Algeria 213 0.38 American Samoa 684 0.29 Andorra 376 0.22 Angola 244 0.41 Anguilla 0.40 Antarctica 672,240 0.57…

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Free Downloadable Conference Call Recordings Now Available

We now offer free downloadable conference call recordings.  With this feature, you can record your conference at will, and then download your recordings and use them anyway you want -- you can post them to your website, forward them to your colleagues, customers or prospects, or just save your recordings to your harddrive for later use, possibly to burn to CDs. Better yet, the service feature is free and comes bundled with the conference plan you choose.  You can get toll free, non-toll free, per minute, pay-as-you-go conferencing, or you can get the unlimited flat rate conferencing plan -- whatever suits…

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How Much Does a Conference Bridge Cost?

How much does a conference bridge cost?  It's a very common question and there are two easy answers, depending on your situation: 1)  If you are looking to buy and install your own conference bridge hardware and software, you need to be a very heavy user -- at least $2000 a month in conference call expenses -- to make it worthwhile.  We buy, sell and rent dedicated conference call bridges and would be happy to provide you a quote.  Just give us a call at 877-254-2424 and we'll be happy to help. 2)  You don't need to buy a conference…