Leader in On-demand Conference Calls Unveils First of its Kind Free Service Enabling Organizations to Control Mass One-to-Many Conference Calls
Long Beach, Calif. - May 18, 2009 - Free Conferencing Corp, the leading provider of free conference calls, today announced the public availability of FreeConferencing.com, offering one-to-many conferencing with sophisticated host web-based channels - free of charge. Following the successful beta test of the service, hosting over six million minutes of conference calls with up to 1,000 call attendees, FreeConferencing.com allows users the most call participants and greatest granular control of any free conference call provider.
While it is increasingly critical that organizations stay in close contact with their customers, many companies are also facing dramatic cuts in operating costs. Reductions in business travel, in addition to more people working from home have resulted in a widespread need for an easy and affordable way for large groups to communicate remotely. By extending its award-winning free conference call service to mass on-demand phone conferencing, FreeConferencing.com continues to lead the industry in creating innovative technology that helps organizations cut the costs of one-to-many conferencing, from internal meetings to online press conferences and earnings calls. Numerous Fortune 500 companies, small and medium-sized businesses, nonprofits, churches and community groups are using the service to collaborate and conduct meetings at no cost.
With only a name and email address, FreeConferencing.com provides instant, reservationless access to an unlimited number of 6-hour conference calls with web-based host commands. From a computer screen, hosts can view all participants and granularly control the call, including muting participants, locking the call, recording the call and leading Q&A sessions.
Flash-Based Web Conferencing Application - Manage and monitor all participants and aspects of the conference call in real-time on your PC or laptop.
Conference Call Preferences - Option to control standard conference call features, including - setting caller count, exit and entry tones and disconnecting callers if the host is not present or unable to make the conference call.
Caller Identification - Ability to set voice identification as well as an optional entry and exit tone for callers joining and leaving the call.
Web-Based Recording, Muting and Call Disconnect - Record, mute or disconnect the call from the host dashboard.
Active Speaker - Receive notification on the host dashboard when an individual is speaking.
Download of Recorded Conference - Record conference calls and store archived calls in your account for easy retrieval or reference.
Web-Based ConferencePlayback - Host can listen to the entire recorded call via the web, with the ability to identify individual callers by time, allowing for easy identification of specific participants.
"As the pioneers in free conference calls we are committed to providing high quality
features, excellent customer service and the best pricing models available," said
David Erickson, CEO of Free Conferencing Corp., which handles nearly 5 percent of
the world's conference call traffic.
"After a successful beta release, we have listened closely to the feedback of our participants and, as a result, are able to offer our users the continued high quality and affordability they have come to expect from Free Conferencing Corp."
Free Conferencing Corporation of America
Founded in 2001, Free Conferencing Corporation of America is the industry pioneer and leading provider of collaborative communications solutions serving small to large-sized businesses, communities and organizations. Free Conferencing Corporation's pioneering all-digital network is built on proprietary media servers. Unlike other VoIP-based services, Free Conferencing Corporation uses the PSTN (public switched telephone network) to deliver unparalleled, high-quality audio conferencing services at the best pricing models available.