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(310) 395-2544 International Wins People's Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite Telecommunications Company

After Being Honored with International Business Awards for Best New Telecommunications Service of the Year and Company of the Year, Receives the Vote of Consumers

LONG BEACH, Calif. – September 27, 2012 – International received a People's Choice Stevie® Award today for Favorite Telecommunications Company as part of The International Business Awards, the world’s premier business awards program.  The company recently won the Gold for Best Telecommunications Service of the Year and the Bronze for Telecommunications Company of the Year, finishing behind Qualcomm Incorporated. has revolutionized conference calling with a high-quality, reservationless conferencing service that is used by over 20 million callers around the world each month.  The company's international conferencing and screen sharing services are available in 32 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. 

Dave Erickson, Founder of, said “Everyday, we strive to provide our loyal customers with the highest quality and dependable conference calling service in the world.  It is extremely gratifying to know that consumers are advocating for our services and we are honored by this People’s Choice Award.” provides consumers with domestic and international conferencing services for the cost of a regular domestic phone call and the ability to share files and other content online during calls with interconnected free screen sharing.  Businesses and consumers are saving millions of dollars on conferencing fees every year by using free conferencing services.  Features of the service include:

  • Conference calling for the price of a regular domestic call or international conferencing with other countries in the network (currently 32 countries plus the United States) with the same call number
  • Ability to conference without a reservation for up to 96 callers (up to 6 hours) on one call at no additional cost
  • Conference call recording, playback and download features – all for free
  • The ability to distribute, archive or send recordings for free to listeners via RSS and podcast
  • Free international access numbers to every country in the network, including the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Korea, Mexico and many countries in Europe, Africa and Asia
  • A free call detail report sent via email after every call
  • An online meeting feature that makes it easy to conduct free screen sharing sessions, online presentations, webinars, demonstrations and more

More than 30,000 votes were cast in the 2012 People's Choice Stevie® Awards for Favorite Companies, part of The 9th Annual International Business Awards, the world’s top business awards program.  All organizations honored in the 34 industry-specific Company of the Year categories of this year’s International Business Awards were eligible to be included in voting for the people’s choice awards. Winners of the crystal People's Choice Stevie Awards will be celebrated at the International Business Awards gala on Monday, 15 October at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Seoul, South Korea.  

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at

About, the largest privately held conferencing provider in the United States, provides conference calling services to over 20 million callers a month.  The company's reliable, high quality, reservation-less audio conferencing service is used to connect over 200 million calls a year around the world.'s pioneering all-digital network is built on proprietary media servers.  A major milestone for took place during the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, when both President Obama and Senator McCain’s campaigns chose to communicate with their supporters nationwide.  StartMeeting ( is the new service from the creators of  StartMeeting combines real-time desktop sharing with integrated audio conferencing, offering state of the art features such as meeting recording and a customizable Meeting Wall.  This innovative and robust audio and web conferencing service is priced significantly less than similar services. was founded in 2001 and is based in Long Beach, California.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at

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