FreeConferenceCall.com vs. MessageMedia SMS

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
FreeConferenceCall.com
Score 5.5 out of 10
N/A
FreeConferenceCall.com is a free audio conferencing solution with features such as audio and video conferencing, screen-sharing, call recording, transcribed keywords, one-click web controls, transcribed keywords, instant messaging, and integrations with Microsoft Outlook and Google Calendar.
$4
per month
MessageMedia SMS
Score 10.0 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
With 90 per cent of messages read within 90 seconds and more than 65,000 customers worldwide, MessageMedia aims to drive business success by creating engaging mobile experiences that customers love. The vendor boasts users across all industries who use their SMS services, including retail, hospitality, health care, as well as government and non-profit entities. Use cases range from appointment reminders, alerts and notifications, and promotional marketing. Their web portal, REST…
$25
Messages
Pricing
FreeConferenceCall.comMessageMedia SMS
Editions & Modules
Suggested Amount
$4
per month
Average Amount
$8.21
per month
Market Rate
$15
per month
Pay what you can
Customized
Quick Start
$25
Messages
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
FreeConferenceCall.comMessageMedia SMS
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsFreeconferencecall.com is completely free and only asks customers for contributions. The above prices represent suggested monthly payments but also allow customers to pay what they think is fair.We offer both transactional (per message) and per user pricing. Pricing is based on volume and service requirements.
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Community Pulse
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Features
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Cloud PBX
Comparison of Cloud PBX features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
8.7
10 Ratings
6% above category average
MessageMedia SMS
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Ratings
Hosted PBX9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
User templates7.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Call reports8.18 Ratings00 Ratings
Call Management
Comparison of Call Management features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
8.0
8 Ratings
5% below category average
MessageMedia SMS
-
Ratings
Answering rules8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Call recording8.18 Ratings00 Ratings
Call park8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Call screening8.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Message alerts8.04 Ratings00 Ratings
VoIP system collaboration
Comparison of VoIP system collaboration features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
6.3
10 Ratings
27% below category average
MessageMedia SMS
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Ratings
Video conferencing4.76 Ratings00 Ratings
Audio conferencing4.710 Ratings00 Ratings
Video screen sharing8.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Instant messaging8.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile apps
Comparison of Mobile apps features of Product A and Product B
FreeConferenceCall.com
8.0
2 Ratings
4% below category average
MessageMedia SMS
-
Ratings
Mobile app for iOS8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile app for Android8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
FreeConferenceCall.comMessageMedia SMS
Likelihood to Recommend
5.1
(12 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.5
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
FreeConferenceCall.comMessageMedia SMS
Likelihood to Recommend
FreeConferenceCall.com
FreeConferenceCall is well suited for a low price service to connect with others. The onboarding is super simple and easy to use. The ability to record to the cloud is also useful. The ability to host a large number of people is great. The only scenario I can think of less appropriate is that the interface just looks a bit dated, so maybe it is not the best for the wow factor of dealing with clients.
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Sinch (formerly CLX Communications)
Constant feedback when issues arise, wonderful Account Manager.
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Pros
FreeConferenceCall.com
  • The online portal to access call details and recordings is very easy to use.
  • The functions that are offered beyond the free plan are competitive with other providers.
  • I feel that our calls are secure with our own personal access codes and the same number always being used.
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Sinch (formerly CLX Communications)
  • Customer service.
  • Promptness.
  • Value.
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Cons
FreeConferenceCall.com
  • Recently callers cannot get onto the call
  • Users on the call get bumped off
  • Non-transparent policy about why problems are occurring. If FreeConferenceCall.com can't reliably provide free service, just tell me that rather than blaming it on a law that changed and local carriers causing the problems. The real problem is that the law did recently change, which allowed companies like FreeConferenceCall.com to collect a revenue share for all calls placed through certain hubs--even free calls. This loophole was removed recently, and I believe the service issues I've been experiencing are being used to extort users to buy a paid service in order to receive trouble-free service.
  • I found customer service representatives rude and dismissive
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Sinch (formerly CLX Communications)
  • Technical information availability.
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Likelihood to Renew
FreeConferenceCall.com
It is so user friendly.
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Sinch (formerly CLX Communications)
No answers on this topic
Usability
FreeConferenceCall.com
I am and have been extremely pleased with my use of this product.
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Sinch (formerly CLX Communications)
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
FreeConferenceCall.com
I haven't had the need to call for any support at all yet for FreeConferenceCall.com. It has just worked splendidly for me. That being said, when I first downloaded it and got started using it there was a wizard which made every section and button very clear on what it does. It was easy to get started by following the wizard. I imagine then that their customer service will be just as good.
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Sinch (formerly CLX Communications)
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
FreeConferenceCall.com
It's a no brainer!
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Sinch (formerly CLX Communications)
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
FreeConferenceCall.com
So this doesn't have the polish that say Zoom or Teams has, but for free, you can't complain. The real big unknown is anything to do with security where a product like Teams is great. Zoom and Teams seem to have become standard that everyone has installed and is familiar with, but the adjustment to FCC is pretty fast and painless.
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Sinch (formerly CLX Communications)
No vendor we compared met our needs like MessageMedia.
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Return on Investment
FreeConferenceCall.com
  • We pay next to nothing for our access and it creates a professional means of connecting with our clients.
  • Connecting via FreeConferenceCall.com has helped our business stay afloat during this challenging time by giving us multiple ways to connect with our clients.
  • FreeConferenceCall.com has allowed our team to more efficiently collaborate by being able to access calls even when they aren't able to be present during the live conversation.
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Sinch (formerly CLX Communications)
  • Appreciation from recipients.
  • Confirmation of delivery to staff.
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ScreenShots

MessageMedia SMS Screenshots

Screenshot of MessageMedia's web-based platform empowers users to send one-off, batch, or scheduled messages.Screenshot of Set up automated SMS workflows tailored to your use case, or use our pre-made templates within our online messaging portal.Screenshot of Send vibrant, personalised mobile landing pages to boost engagement, improve customer experience and stand out from other brands.