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Likelihood to Recommend

3CX

The 3CX system is a well-thought out phone system with many features and options. The plan pricing is very affordable and flexible depending on your business needs. However, the key to having a solid, well-performing system with 3CX is the quality of your Internet connection. You may want to discuss your Internet connection type and speeds with a 3CX reseller before deciding on a 3CX system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotTelecom

When our clients or partners call our corporate number they can now reach any needed employee or department by themselves. It is simple - they just need to use voice assistant and press the needed number.
Max Barashev | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

3CX
HotTelecom
9.2
Hosted PBX
3CX
HotTelecom
9.6
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
3CX
HotTelecom
9.8
Call reports
3CX
HotTelecom
8.3

Call Management

3CX
HotTelecom
9.5
Answering rules
3CX
HotTelecom
9.6
Call recording
3CX
HotTelecom
9.8
Call park
3CX
HotTelecom
9.6
Call screening
3CX
HotTelecom
9.3
Message alerts
3CX
HotTelecom
9.3

VoIP system collaboration

3CX
HotTelecom
8.6
Audio conferencing
3CX
HotTelecom
8.6

Pros

3CX

  • Simplicity: Using a single 3CX interface we can manage every phone and extension used throughout our company.
  • Flexibility: There are a wide variety of options to configure each extension and phone. Changing anything after the hardware is deployed is very easy.
  • Portability: Phones with 3CX can be easily moved or repurposed within an office or at remote locations, including users' homes. The mobile app allows users to use their office extension anywhere without exposing their cell number.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotTelecom

  • Friendly and responsive customer support.
  • Wide geographical coverage.
  • It's easy to set up.
  • High-quality phone calls.
  • There are a lot of additional services available.
Jacob Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

3CX

  • It can include outgoing fax functionality
  • Voice quality appears to suffer greatly with weak Internet signal
  • Setting up conference calls could be made simpler
  • Can include texting capability
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotTelecom

  • Video calling is not available as a feature.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

3CX

3CX 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's been doing really good job for us. Are there better PBX systems out there? For sure there are, with more features and better support. But those are way more expensive and harder to implement and maintain. This system is almost no brainier, next -> next -> next -> finish and you have installed it. With a few more configs to hook it up to your SIP or PRI lines, you are up and running! Everything is GUI based so it's easy to navigate. It have everything you need to run serious call centre so I would recommend it for anyone unless you are Fortune 500 company with billions of budget for IT, then spend the big money and go with Cisco PBX.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotTelecom

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

3CX

3CX 5.7
Based on 5 answers
The 3CX Phone System is only a five because while they provide set-up/how-to/Q and A documents to help your district or company get started, they do not offer support for free. The documents provided, though, are good enough for you to get you up and running. We also found a good source of help through a sip trunk provider, which was a 3CX reseller provider.
Laura Steinbrink | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotTelecom

HotTelecom 9.6
Based on 4 answers
We are totally satisfied with help Customer Support. They were quick and responsive
Valeria Tkachenko | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

3CX

We didn't want Cisco Call Manager anymore. We used a very old version previously, but nonetheless it didn't have a very good name in the company. PureCloud was too call center focused so in the end, we like 3CX best. A small pilot was configured very fast, and after we went full production, there were no big issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotTelecom

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

3CX

  • 3CX has a lot to offer for a very low cost as its business model is based on simultaneous calls and not per device. It's very cost effective and very affordable.
  • As the 3CX server does not require a high-performance server to run, with the Public Cloud option, it might allow even further savings.
Artur Bittencourt | TrustRadius Reviewer

HotTelecom

  • The level of effectiveness in working with incoming calls has increased. Our customers and partners are also become more loyal because of less spent a lot of time to get the needed consultation from certain employee or department.
Max Barashev | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

3CX

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

3CX Editions & Modules

Edition
StandardFree
Pro1.082
Enterprise1.312
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details
Price displayed is based on 25 users. 3CX pricing is based on the number of simultaneous calls your business requires or in other words, how many calls your system needs to support at once. Unlike other PBX vendors there is no per extension cost.

HotTelecom

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

HotTelecom Editions & Modules

Edition
Direct virtual phone numberfrom 51
Virtual SMS numberfrom 71
Toll-free (800) numberfrom 71
Virtual PBX$652
Virtual fax number$303
  1. Monthly fee + connection fee
  2. Monthly fee
  3. Monthly fee + connection fee
Additional Pricing Details
Each price is the price of monthly fee. There might be an additional connection fee for the products.

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