Free conferencing is nowaday’s last boom in communications for the individuals and small businesses looking for an alternative to communicate mostly with people in other countries and do international conferences for business or other purposes. They are offered mostly in the form of a monthly fee by some, not all telecommunication corporations. The client, if there is, has to bargain and find one of these locally. There also exist online telecommunication providers that offer this service through the internet via a sign up fee or per minute payment. Generally the quality of all these alternatives is not something to worry about but the thing one has to look out for the most are hidden fees, if there exist.

Teleconference companies are the ones that count with an insfrastructure already organized for communications be it local or with the respective international connections and provide service to individuals and the rest of the public for a certain fee per minute, flat per month or in some other forms. These are established with high capital investments and generally have very good returns. The quality of the communications these provide is very good and absolutely free of errors, of course, there are always exceptions and unexpected incidents that cut the flow of the communications. Online communication providers focus mainly on the business oriented side of telecommunications and mostly rent the networks of local providers to offer their services.

There are many kinds of teleconference numbers. One is the one used to communicate with another telephone or telecommunication device in a remote place, dialing the number of country, city, then the person’s personal number. Another teleconference number is the one dialed to contact an operator of a certain provider to request a local or international call, or help services which have no fee for calling. A third kind of teleconference number that has been seen recently is the one that online communication corporations provide as a private number that each participant has to dial in to join a teleconference and are provided when one signs up.

Written by Benjamin Willis