What You Need to Host New Zealand Conference Calls

If some invitees do not attend due to scheduling conflicts, you can share the recording of the conference call with them after the fact and they won’t miss out.

Wellington New Zealand Tram CapitalIf you have business associates, potential partners, suppliers, vendors, or customers in New Zealand, how do you connect them into one of your conference calls?

International conference calls are more difficult to arrange than domestic conferences for several reasons, making it important to learn what to expect before you schedule your first New Zealand global conference call.

New Zealand Global access numbers

International participants each need a convenient, low cost means of joining your global conference calls. New Zealand callers, for example, won’t be able to dial your North American toll free access number; it simply won’t connect as toll free numbers are not international numbers.

That said, it’s possible to get international toll free conference call access numbers with our global conferencing plans.

In fact, our Legacy and Expanded conference calling plans offer toll free access numbers to dozens of countries around the world.

We also have regional access numbers. For example, you can set up your New Zealand conference calls with either a toll free access number or a local number for Auckland.

If you have participants in Auckland, choosing the Auckland access number is the most cost-effective option.

Tools and Apps

What else do you need for hosting New Zealand conference calls? A world time zone map is helpful, especially if you have participants located all around the globe. It’s virtually impossible to schedule a call time that’s 100 percent convenient for 100 percent of your global participants.

However, awareness of time zone differences can go a long way in scheduling a call that will disrupt the fewest people.

It’s also helpful to have a way to record your calls easily. After all, if some invitees do not attend due to scheduling conflicts, you can share the recording with them after the fact and they won’t miss out.

Our New Zealand conference calling service includes a free call recording feature where you can record your conference calls in MP3 audio format.

You may also want to use an app to manage your global conference calls. Our free Connect app can be used with your PC, Mac, or smartphone (BlackBerry, Android, or iPhone), allowing you to easily connect and manage your New Zealand conference calls. Our free live event viewer is also helpful, putting a variety of useful features, like moderator dial out and call recording, right at your fingertips.

A Modern PSTN Telecommunications Network

Often overlooked, you need a reliable international conference calling service built on modern telecommunications networks. How your callers are connected to your New Zealand conference calls matters more than you may realize.

If you want to be sure that every word comes across crystal clear with no interference or line noise, choose a service provider that uses superior fiberoptic PSTN networks. Our quality is of the highest quality because we’re built on a solid telecommunications infrastructure.

Exceptional 24/7 Support

Finally, with any of our global conference calling plans, if you ever need help, live, US-based operators are available 24/7. We’re here to help ensure that all of your global conference calls are trouble-free.

Sign up for one of our pay-as-you-go New Zealand conference calling plans and you’ll have everything you need to host successful global conference calls.

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Holding International Conference Calls in Portugal

Whether you need to host a global conference call in Portugal with international suppliers, partners, customers, colleagues, family, or friends, doing so is easy when you have an affordable, pay-as-you-go Portugal international conferencing plan

Lisbon PortugalWhether you live in Portugal or plan on traveling there for business or pleasure, holding Portugal international conference calls is a convenient way to stay in touch with a group of people from around the world.

Holding international conference calls requires each attendee to dial an access number to join the call. However, unless you use a dedicated international conferencing service provider like aitelephone.com, your attendees will need to dial a Portuguese phone number. This could be off-putting to some attendees.

For example, some may wonder how much it will cost them to connect to your Portuguese global group call. Others might be confused because the Portuguese access number looks different from phone numbers in their own countries.

By using an international conference call service, you can provide your international attendees with local access numbers — or even toll free numbers if so desired. Our international conferencing service is an easy-to-use, pay-as-you-go service that you can use as needed with no worries about long-term contracts or minimum usage requirements.

Highlights include:

  • Available Portugal access numbers include Portugal toll-free and Lisbon local
  • Low per minute rates for dozens of countries
  • Toll free access numbers in 150+ (depending on the plan) countries
  • Our PSTN fiber optic network means excellent sound quality
  • Live 24/7 operator assistance
  • MP3 call recording
  • Moderator dial-out option saves even more money
  • No reservations required
  • Free Connect app
  • Pay for usage — if you don’t use the service, you don’t pay
  • No contracts, no minimums

About Portugal

Portugal flag imagePortugal was once a global maritime power, particularly during the 15th and 16th centuries. Alas, a series of events changed that including a massive earthquake, the Napoleonic Wars, the independence of its wealthiest colony (Brazil), and a revolution in 1910 that deposed Portugal’s monarchy only to replace it with repressive governments. Democratic reforms came to Portugal in the mid-1970s after a military coup.

Today, Portugal has a population of more than 10.8 million according to July 2014 estimates. Portugal has a diversified, service-based economy with many formerly state-controlled sectors such as financial and telecommunications now liberalized. Portugal joined the EMU (Economic and Monetary Union) in 1999. Some of Portugal’s largest trade partners include Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, UK, USA, and Angola.

Telecommunications in Portugal

The CIA World Factbook estimates that Portugal had 4.558 million mainline telephones in use in 2012 and another 12.312 mobile cellular subscriptions. Portugal has more mobile subscribers than it has residents.

Portugal has a state-of-the-art telecommunications network with broadband and high-speed capabilities. Domestically, its phone system consists of an integrated network of coaxial cables, open-wire, microwave radio relay, and domestic satellite earth stations. Portugal is connected to the rest of the world via submarine cables and 3 satellite earth stations.

Portugal had 5.168 million Internet users in 2009, putting it in 44th place in comparison to the rest of the world. Cafes, post offices, hotels, conference centers, and other public areas often offer free and paid Internet connections to Portuguese residents.

The telecommunications industry in Portugal is overseen by the regulatory body known as ANACOM. Competition in the telecommunications industry dates back to 1989 when legislation was written to allow the introduction of competition nine the telecom services sector. Portugal’s Telecommunications Act compiled the general principles for telecommunications into a single piece of legislation. The act made it the state’s responsibility to guarantee the existence and availability of fundamental services with the stipulation that the exploitation of services involving the use of complementary telecommunications infrastructures could be carried out by properly licensed public and private companies.

Several operators, CTT, TLP and Marconi, had to be re-organized, a process that reportedly brought its share of controversy, backdoor deals, and mergers. Portugal Telecom emerged and continues to be a major player in the Portuguese telecom market.

Some of the major telecommunications providers in Portugal include:

Cabovisão, Oni Telecom, Portugal Telecom, Telepac, and TIMWE. Mobile operators include: Meo, NOS Comunicações, UZO, and Vodafone Portugal

Whether you need to host a global conference call in Portugal with international suppliers, partners, customers, colleagues, family, or friends, doing so is easy when you have an affordable, pay-as-you-go Portugal international conferencing plan.

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International Conference Calls and the Hospitality Industry

Hold International Conference Calls with VIPs depending on the VIP’s requirements, your conference calls may include participant’s from around the world.

International Conference Calls and the Hospitality IndustryInternational Conference Calls and the Hospitality Industry

The hospitality industry uses international conference calling for a variety of purposes including internal brainstorming sessions, formal training, contract negotiations, procurement, guest relations, and even as a service offered to guests. The possibilities are nearly limitless! Below are a few ways that you can use global conference calls to communicate internally and externally to collaborate with regional managers, employees, vendors and suppliers, event planners, and guests from around the world.

Six ways to Host Virtual Meetings with participants around the world

International conference calling allows you to hold virtual meetings with participants from around the world in a private, voice-only “conference room.” In order to access the virtual meeting, each of the global conference call’s participants uses a standard or mobile phone to call in. There’s no need for computers or software. In addition, each caller receives an access phone number that is local to their country which avoids unnecessary dialing confusion or concerns about the call’s potential cost.

You can use global conference calls for meetings with:

  • Your executive team – Is it hard (or expensive) to get your executive team together for routine meetings? Teleconferences are a low-cost way to keep everyone informed of both routine and major events.
  • Regional managers – With facilities around the globe, international conference calling is a must to ensure that each regional team feels connected to the larger organization. Use global conference calls to support, encourage, train, and troubleshoot facilities around the globe.
  • Employees – While it may not be necessary to hold companywide conference calls on a regular basis, occasional group conference calls can be used for a variety of purposes such as for making major announcements or holding training sessions. You can also record your group calls, allowing employees to listen in at a later time and date if desired.
  • Lawyers, publicists, and other professionals – Need to strategize with external partners such as lawyers, publicists, or consultants? A global conference call allows you and your executive team to connect with professionals from around the world in a private, convenient teleconference. Get your questions answered and brainstorm your next move without having to arrange flights or hotel accommodations.
  • Suppliers and vendors – You can also use international conference calling to hold procurement teleconferences, negotiate better deals with vendors, coordinate projects, and much more.
  • Event planners – Global teleconferences are also useful when working with event planners who intend to hold conferences, exhibitions, banquets, trade shows, sporting events, and other events at your venue. Because global conference calls are so convenient, your meetings can include crucial personnel involved in planning an event so that the event planners can get all of their questions answered in a single session.

Hold International Conference Calls with VIPs

Hotel Businessman on global conference callWhether dealing with an agency or celebrities, politicians, and high rollers directly, global conference calls allow you to quickly and easily connect all relevant parties to a group call. Depending on the VIP’s needs, your conference calls may include participant’s from around the world including:

  • Hotel managers
  • Food service managers
  • Transportation coordinators
  • Security managers

You can even add participants to the call as needed. For example, if the agent has questions about your security detail at a specific property, you could use the moderator dial out tool to call the head of security at that facility and bring him or her into the conference call.

Offer International Conferencing as a Service

Not only can you use international conference calling for all of the above, you may also want to offer international conference calling to your guests or as part of your meeting room services. For example, if your facility has a standard business center with computers, Wi-Fi, fax machines, and standard phones, adding international conference calling could set your facility apart from its competitors. Using your international conferencing plan’s account management dashboard, you will immediately know the total cost of each global conference call your guests make. Thus, you can bill them accordingly. Low per minute international rates allow for a healthy markup. Meanwhile, your business guests will appreciate being able to stay in touch with their teams around the world.

Not only can you offer international conferencing via your business services center, your concierge could easily coordinate global conference calls for guests as needed. Guests can even participate in their conferences from the privacy of their rooms.

Whether you operate a chain of hotels or a small bed and breakfast inn, signing up for an international conference calling plan allows you to stay connected to partners, suppliers, agencies, and VIP guests and their representatives from around the world. You can even get a pay-as-you-go plan with no contracts, allowing you to offer global conference calls as a service without any upfront costs. If you do business with others outside of your country, as most hospitality businesses do, access to international conference calling makes perfect sense.

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Monaco International Conference Call Guide

There are no contracts to sign, minimum usage requirements, or cancellation penalties to worry about. Simply host global | Monaco conference calls as needed.

Monaco City view , Principality of MonacoNeed to host a global conference call in Monaco or with participants in Monaco?

As soon as a group audio call involves participants from different countries, it immediately becomes more complex without specialized help.

Simplify your international conference calls in Monaco with this guide below.

  • Provide convenient, local access numbers. If you have attendees in Monaco, France, Spain, Ireland, Brazil, USA, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore, most will balk at dialing international access numbers. Not only will they be concerned about the costs they could incur, some will require operator assistance. Others will struggle to connect to your call as they may not be aware of the need to dial their country’s exit code. If you use an international conference calling service that supports each of the countries involved, you can issue local access numbers unique to each attendee’s country. Callers from Monaco will dial a Monaco access number while those in Brazil will dial a Brazilian access number.
  • Use dial-out when necessary. Moderator dial-out allows you to dial participants directly, usually at a lower per minute rate. This is a great option for attendees who live in countries where toll free access rates are either too high or unavailable.
  • Record your Monaco conference calls. Recordings are useful when some participants are unable to attend the call. Unfortunately with global conference calls, sometimes calls take place in the middle of the night for some participants. Rather than expecting them to set their alarms and join your call at 2 a.m. local time, record the call and then send them the MP3 recording.
  • Make and follow an agenda. People around the globe are busy, with many personal and business demands on their time. Participating in international conference calls in Monaco and other countries becomes more palatable when participants can see the agenda beforehand, find out how long the call is expected to last, and plan accordingly. Make sure to follow your agenda and stick to its time limits. Doing so will earn your attendees’ trust and make them more likely to join any future global conference calls you may have.
  • Pick the right international conference calling plan. Monaco is but one of many countries we support with affordable toll free access numbers. Make sure to look at the list of supported countries along with their per minute rates and the plan’s unique features, benefits, and costs to make sure that whichever global conferencing plan you choose is a good fit for your needs.
  • Consider a pay-as-you-go global conference calling plan. Whether you intend to host Monaco conference calls every day or just occasionally, having one of our pay-as-you-go plans provides you with access to robust conference calling features and a reliable, high quality network whenever you need them. There are no contracts to sign, minimum usage requirements, or cancellation penalties to worry about. Simply host global / Monaco conference calls as needed.

Getting started is easy, and there’s no long-term commitment or contract.

Sign up for an international conference calling plan today and use it whenever required to host your global meetings.

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Hosting Global Conference Calls from Malaysia

Whether you need to host a single global conference call from Malaysia or multiple calls throughout the year, you’ll appreciate the flexibility of our pay-as-you-go global conference calling plans.

Kuala Lumpur Petronas Twin Towers MalaysiaLocated in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is home to more than 30 million people. Whether you’re visiting the country temporarily or have a permanent office in Malaysia, our global conference calling service makes hosting global conference calls from Malaysia both easy and affordable.

Why Use an International Conference Calling Service to Host Global Conference Calls from Malaysia?

You may have a sophisticated PBX system with conferencing capabilities or access to a domestic conference calling service. However, with international conference calls, these systems force participants to dial international phone numbers in order to participate in the call. This could cause a host of problems including: trouble connecting, delays in joining the call due to dialing issues, audio problems, international long distance tolls imposed on participants, dismal attendance, and even resentment.

Our Malaysia global conference calling service avoids these problems. You could host your international conference call from Malaysia, but issue national or toll free access numbers that are local to your participants’ countries. For example, your participants located in New Zealand would dial an access number local to New Zealand while your participants in Hong Kong would dial a Hong Kong access number.

Issuing international access numbers to join your Malaysia conference calls can result in:

  • Increased attendance — The access number will no longer be a barrier to joining your Malaysia global conference call.
  • Less confusion — Everyone will receive a familiar-looking access number. There’s no need to look up country codes or ask an international operator for help connecting to a foreign phone number.
  • Improved connections and sound quality — All of your international conference call’s participants will be joined together over a fiber optic PSTN telecommunications network known for its quality and reliability. Even if your participants are located in countries with sub-par telecommunications networks, the audio quality of your conference call will be excellent as their networks are bypassed.
  • Increased satisfaction — International access numbers improve the end user’s experience, improving overall satisfaction of the global conference call as a result. Joining the call is easy, it’s free or low-cost for participants, and the sound quality is amazing despite joining callers from around the world.
  • Improved communication — When you have a reliable, high quality international conference calling service for your conference calls in Malaysia, you may be more inclined to use it. Thus, you can build stronger interpersonal relationships with your international team, business partners, and others by joining together more often in global audio calls.

Hosting Malaysia global conference calls with our service is an affordable choice, too.

Our per minute international rates are extremely competitive. For example, toll free global conferencing rates for participants in Malaysia as of this writing are just $0.09 per minute.

Your calls from Finland would cost just $0.18 per minute toll free or $0.10 per minute if you issued a Helsinki access number. For countries with higher international calling costs, consider using our moderator dial out feature to reduce your costs by dialing participants directly.

Whether you need to host a single global conference call from Malaysia or multiple calls throughout the year, you’ll appreciate the flexibility of our pay-as-you-go global conference calling plans.

There are no contracts, no commitments, and no minimums. Simply pay for the minutes you use — and cancel anytime with no penalties.

Getting started is easy. Sign up for a Malaysia global conference calling account today here.

Hosting International Conference Calls in Taiwan

Whether you need to host a single conference call in Taiwan or plan on using the global conferencing service on a regular basis, our plans are as flexible as you need them to be.

Taiwan Taipei at NightYou’re in Taiwan on a business trip when it dawns on you that you need to host a group audio call with partners in Taiwan, other parts of Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.

Normally hosting a conference call wouldn’t cause you much stress, but because you have participants around the world, you realize that this international conference call in Taiwan could be challenging.

Plus, you’re staying at a hotel where it costs a small fortune just to call your office back home — and your regular conference calling plan won’t work in Taiwan. What do you do?

As challenging as this scenario appears at first glance, it’s actually not all that difficult to host international conference calls in Taiwan — if you use the right international conferencing service, that is.

Our Taiwan global conference calling plans are the answer. With a pay-as-you-go international conference calling plan, you can use the service as needed and let it expire without penalty when you no longer need it. Meanwhile, our Taiwan conference calling service will allow you to:

  • Connect with participants around the world at low per minute rates
  • Use fiber optic PSTN telecommunication networks for the best call quality
  • Enjoy advanced conference calling features like MP3 call recording and moderator dial out
  • Host global conference calls in Taiwan on the fly (no reservations required)

In addition, your callers will be able to:

  • Dial into your global conference call in Taiwan by dialing a local phone number, or a toll free phone number, for their own countries
  • Access your Taiwan conference call from any type of phone including landlines, VoIP, and mobile phones

With our Taiwan conference call service, only those located in Taiwan will ever need to dial a Taiwan phone number. As the host of the call located inside Taiwan, you’ll immediately reduce your personal access costs by dialing a local, rather than international, access number. Therefore, you can bypass your hotel’s excessively priced international long distance service.

At the same time, your attendees in other parts of Asia will be issued local numbers for their countries as will callers from Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. They, too, will avoid international access fees. Not only does this reduce, or eliminate, their costs, it also reduces confusion related to dialing foreign access numbers. There’s no need for them to figure out their country’s exit codes or request an operator’s assistance.

Our pay-as-you-go international conferencing service is easy to use for everyone involved, and it’s an affordable choice with its competitive per minute rates for countries around the world. Whether you need to host a single conference call in Taiwan or plan on using the global conferencing service on a regular basis, our plans are as flexible as you need them to be — and the quality is exceptional.

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Hosting Global Germany Conference Calls

In addition to potentially being intimidated about dialing an international number, they may have concerns about how the group conference call will affect their phone bills.

Brandenburg Gate Berlin GermanyDoing business internationally often requires global communication with a geographically diverse group of participants.

If you or one of your colleagues is in Germany, hosting global conference calls is a fantastic way to facilitate communications.

Here’s what you need to know about hosting global conference calls from Germany.

  • You’ll need international access numbers for your participants to use in order to connect to your Germany conference call. For example, if you’re hosting the conference call in Germany but you have participants calling from the United States and Canada, they will not want to dial a German phone number in order to participate. For starters, they may not know how to place an international call, and the German access number will definitely look foreign to them. In addition to potentially being intimidated about dialing an international number, they may have concerns about how the group conference call will affect their phone bills. Fortunately, you can overcome these objections by providing them with North American access numbers to your Germany conference call. Likewise, when using our international conferencing service, you can issue international access numbers (toll free and local) to callers from more than 60 (and more than 100 with our extended service) countries.
  • Call quality is an essential ingredient in any conference call, even more so in an international conference call. Phone connections have improved dramatically over the past several decades, even international ones. However, there are still audio quality issues that can negatively impact your global conference calls — particularly with VoIP connections. While you may be able to tolerate the occasional bad connection when communicating one-on-one, in a group call bad connections should be avoided at all costs. You need to be able to hear each participant clearly without interference, echoes, dropouts, or stutters. Make sure to choose an international conferencing service that uses the best telecommunications networks. We use PSTN fiber optic networks for the best audio quality around the world.
  • Germany conference calls don’t have to cost a fortune. As the host of an international conference call, you’re likely concerned about containing your costs. Fortunately, hosting global conference calls in Germany or elsewhere around the world doesn’t need to cost you a fortune thanks to our low international conferencing rates and our pay-as-you-go plans. To get a better idea about the costs of hosting a global conference call in Germany, take a look at our per minute rates for each country where your participants will be calling from. Do the math and you’ll find out just how affordable hosting a Germany global conference call can be. If you want to reduce your costs even further, consider using the moderator dial-out option where it makes the most sense.

Choosing a pay-as-you-go international conference calling plan is ideal for those times when you need global conferencing but not necessarily on a regular basis. Simply use the service as needed and connect internationally with your colleagues, partners, and others around the world.

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Denmark Conference Calls

Our international conferencing plans have no contracts and no cancellation fees.

Copenhagen Kobenhavn DenmarkDenmark’s economy has transitioned from largely agricultural to a highly service-based and export-oriented one. Among Denmark’s export offerings are: furniture, clothing, pharmaceuticals, industrial equipment, and, yes, windmills.

Whether you find yourself in Denmark on business or for pleasure, staying in touch with your team back home — and around the globe — is possible via Denmark global conference calls.

Here’s what you need to know about using our global conferencing service when in Denmark:

• You can host global conference calls from anywhere in Denmark. Whether you’re in Copenhagen or a smaller community like Ringsted or Skive, all you need is an active phone and our pay-as-you-go international conferencing service.

• Your conference call attendees can participate in your global call from virtually anywhere in the world. Again, as long as they have active phones, they can join your call. They do not need to have an account with us. They can use landlines, mobile phones, and VoIP connections to join your Denmark conference calls.

• You control how participants join your global conference call. Rates vary by connection type (mobile, landline, or dial out), country, and access number (toll free or regional). For example, you could choose to provide toll free access for everyone around the globe (where available) or you might choose a combination of toll free, local access numbers, and direct dial out as a means of reducing your conference call’s total cost.

• You can schedule conference calls in Denmark at a moment’s notice or well in advance. There’s no need to make a “reservation” with our international conferencing service. Thus, if you have an urgent need, you can quickly gather your colleagues into a Denmark conference call. On the other hand, you can schedule your global conference calls in advance, allowing plenty of time to plan a successful meeting.

• Operators are available to assist 24/7. Our US-based operators can help you with your conference call at any time, day or night. Whether you need technical assistance or would like an operator to patch in a caller from another country, you can count on us to make it happen.

• You have access to premium calling features. Our Denmark conference calling service has both budget-friendly rates and premium features such as superior audio quality via fiber optic networks, MP3 call recording, a live event viewer, and a mobile app. Our premium calling features are included at no extra cost.

• You can hold has many Denmark conference calls as you’d like — or as few. We don’t hold you to a predetermined usage requirement. Whether you want to hold conference calls every day, once a month, once a year, or once in a blue moon is completely up to you. You’ll pay only for the minutes you use. If you don’t use any minutes, you don’t pay.

• You can host conference calls outside of Denmark, too. You’re not limited to a single country and can use your international conferencing account to host conference calls from virtually any country in the world. If you’re a world traveler, a single account opens the doors to international conferencing no matter where you may happen to be.

• Our international conferencing plans have no contracts and no cancellation fees.

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Managing Your Global Supply Chain with Hong Kong Conference Calls

For this type of conference call, it’s smart to use an international conferencing service that supports all of the countries involved.

Hong Kong Skyline at NightIn an increasingly global business world, the supply chain for manufacturers of all sizes has expanded accordingly. Whether you’re located in Hong Kong or have suppliers located there, one way to manage your global supply chain involves the use of Hong Kong conference calls.

When Might You Need to Host a Hong Kong Conference Call?

In general, if you need to communicate with two or more international suppliers, contractors, business bankers, warehouse personnel, transport operators, port authorities, or others involved in your supply chain, holding an international conference call is one of the best choices available.

For example, you might need to host a Hong Kong conference call when a contractor in Hong Kong needs clarification on a spec and your engineers are located in another country. For this type of conference call, it’s smart to use an international conferencing service that supports all of the countries involved.

Another time you might need to host a conference call in Hong Kong might be to stay in touch with your team back home while you’re visiting the area. For example, if you’re in Hong Kong to tour manufacturing facilities and there’s a crisis back home, you could quickly initiate and schedule a conference call with key personnel no matter where in the world they may be.

If your import or export goods are being held up at the ports for some reason, holding an international conference call between your suppliers, port authorities, legal team, or other interested parties may be all that’s needed to get to the root of the problem and clear up the matter.

How Hong Kong Conference Calls Work

With our international conference calling plans, the participants located in Hong Kong would join your Hong Kong conference call by dialing a local access number for Hong Kong (or a toll free number if you prefer). Meanwhile, your engineers would each be give local or toll free access numbers specific to their own countries.

By issuing regional access numbers, your participants can dial local or toll free numbers to join the Hong Kong conference call. This keeps their costs low (or non-existent) and avoids confusion. Regardless of what access number each participant dials, all calls are forwarded to a central conference room where the call takes place.

Who Pays for Hong Kong Conference Calls?

The account holder is ultimately responsible for paying for Hong Kong conference calls. Each call is billed on a per minute, per person basis based on the specific international calling costs for the countries involved. Generally speaking, toll free access will cost more than local access numbers, and “dial out” (a feature where you dial participants directly and join them to the call) is the least expensive option.

To give you an idea, as of this writing, the per minute rate for Hong Kong conference call participants is just $0.08 per minute while the per minute rate for a USA participant is less than three cents per minute ($0.026). Assuming a 10-minute conference with three participants in Hong Kong and three more in the USA, your Hong Kong conference call would cost just $3.18 — that’s just $2.40 for your Hong Kong participants and $0.78 for your USA participants), everyone dials-in to the call using the Hong Kong toll-free number and the U.S. toll-free access number. The call is billed to the main account holder, not the guests.

When it comes to managing your global supply chain, there will be challenges, issues, and conflicts that will need to be resolved promptly. Having a pay-as-you-go international conferencing plan available to you at any time is a smart move.

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Managing a Virtual Team in Hungary with Global Group Calls

Our rates are highly competitive, and you can choose from toll free or local access.

Budapest HungaryWorking with a virtual team distributed around the globe has its pluses and minuses. On the plus side, you can build a team with the skills and talent it needs regardless of geographic preferences.

For example, if you’re in Hungary, your team might have engineers in Ireland, developers in Japan, accountants in Luxembourg, and sales reps scattered around the world. Thanks to technologies that facilitate group communications, it’s no longer necessary for team members to be seated in the same building — or located in the same country for that matter.

On the minus side, managing individuals from around the globe can be challenging. It’s more difficult to build relationships when team members don’t interact with one another on a regular basis. Getting feedback on ideas doesn’t tend to happen spontaneously because of this lack of interaction. Team members can also feel isolated.

One way to take advantage of the positives and minimize the minuses is with global group calls. Using our virtual team in Hungary as an example, here are a few ways that you could manage your virtual team using international conference calls.

  • Hold regular virtual team meetings in a group phone call. Relationships build slowly, over time. By meeting in a conference call each week, your team members will have the opportunity to get to know each other, become familiar with each other’s mannerisms, and build empathy toward others as human beings rather than just another name on an email distribution list.
  • Include icebreakers, team-building activities, brainstorming sessions, and question and answers sessions in your regular meetings to help foster these relationships. These regular group calls can also counter that feeling of isolation some virtual team members get.
  • Try to create a fair schedule for your group conference calls. As you know, time differences between Hungary and other regions of the world could cause some team members to join the call at an odd hour. While some may not mind a midnight meeting for work, others will resent it — especially if every single conference call is scheduled at such an inconvenient time. One workaround would be to rotate the call’s scheduled time so that the scheduling hardship is shared evenly. Another option would be to record each group conference call so that those who can’t attend due to the odd hour can listen in later.

Global group calls require the use of an international conferencing service so that each participant can conveniently join the call. Our international conferencing service uses PSTN fiber optic networks and supports dozens of countries around the world. Our rates are highly competitive, and you can choose from toll free or local access. If you’re in Hungary, select one of our pay-as-you-go plans and gain access to a cost-effective way to stay in touch with your entire team.

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Group Collaboration in Croatia with International Conferencing

Depending on where your team members are located, you could issue toll free access numbers or use the optional dial-out feature so that individuals on your team do not incur costs associated with your Croatia conference calls.

Dubrovnik CroatiaThe digital world often translates into digital teams made up of individuals from around the world.

These teams use a variety of tools for group collaboration including email, telephone calls, instant messaging, and video and Web-conferencing.

One of the most effective and affordable group collaboration tools available in Croatia and the rest of the world is the humble conference call.

Why Use Global Conference Calls in Croatia Rather than Other Group Collaboration Methods?
While email, one-on-one chats, Web-conferencing and other methods have their time and place, they also have their downsides. For example, it’s difficult to interpret meaning and tone from email messages, and email threads can become hard to follow in a group environment.

Regular phone calls are handy when you have a quick question for just one of your colleagues, but international calling costs are always a concern. Instant messaging has similar issues as email, and both Web- and videoconferencing requires special equipment and/or software.

International conference calls are ideal for real-time collaboration, particularly when you expect there to be a great deal of back and forth between participants. Everyone can hear each other’s tone and verbal cues, helping to avoid misunderstandings. Plus, there’s no special equipment required. Each team member, whether in Croatia or elsewhere, can join the call using their own office phones, home phones, mobile phones, VoIP phones, or landlines.

Group collaboration has become a business norm, and collaborators are often scattered around the world. You could have participants in diverse locations ranging from USA and Canada to Singapore and Croatia. Global audio calls provide you with a virtual conference room where you can share ideas, ask questions, brainstorm, and get your work accomplished.

If you have a team that’s working in multiple countries such as USA and Croatia, global audio calls can help keep those important work relationships strong and ensure an open line of communication. Here’s what you need to get started hosting your own global audio calls:

  • Toll Free International Conference Calling — The first order of business is to sign up for one of our toll free international conference calling plans. Our competitive international rates and our pay-as-you-go structure work together to ensure an affordable global conferencing solution. You can set up an international audio conference room and then use it as needed, paying only for the minutes you and your teammates use.
  • Global Access Numbers — Global access numbers set international conference calls apart from domestic ones. For example, if you’re in the United States but your team is located in Croatia, global conferencing access numbers will be provided that are regional, local, or toll free for each participant. You would access the global audio call using a USA access number while those in Croatia would dial a toll free access number in Croatia. This keeps costs down for participants while also making dialing into your group audio call second nature. There’s no need to worry about country codes, exit codes, or operator assistance. Just dial in and start collaborating.
  • Audio Quality — Audio quality is one of the most important things to look for in an international audio conference service. Though your callers may be located half a world away, they should sound as if they’re in the same building. Some global conferencing providers use VoIP (we don’t) to keep their rates down. However, there’s a price for that: substandard audio quality. We use modern PSTN fiber optic telecommunications networks and the same conferencing bridge technologies as AT&T to deliver crystal clear audio quality and reliable service no matter where in the world each call originates.

Ease of Use — Global audio calls work best and are used more often if they’re easy to use. With our international conferencing service, callers in Croatia and around the world can dial in using any type of phone. We also have a live conference viewer and free Connect app that you can use to manage your call in real time. These apps feature one-click line muting, MP3 recording, security features like lock out, moderator dial out, and more.

What You Need to Hold International Conference Calls in Croatia
However, for international teams, you’ll need an international conferencing service rather than your basic domestic phone service. For example, if you’re located in Croatia and you have team members located in Latvia, Italy, Canada, Mexico, and China, your fellow team members may have trouble dialing into a standard Croatia conference call.

Each would need to look up and dial their respective country’s exit code followed by the country code for Croatia. From there, they’d dial your domestic access number — that is, if they bother to do so due to concerns about incurring hefty long distance tolls.

What about giving them your toll free number in order to access your international group collaboration call? That would work for participants who are also located in Croatia, but your toll free number would not work for participants located outside of the country.

Thus, you’ll need to use an international conferencing service that provides either toll free or local access numbers for the countries your colleagues are located in (in this case, Latvia, Italy, Canada, Mexico, and China).

Our international conferencing plans (which are available with no contracts on a month-to-month, pay-as-you-go basis) are the perfect solution for international group collaboration.

Depending on where your team members are located, you could issue toll free access numbers or use the optional dial-out feature so that individuals on your team do not incur costs associated with your Croatia conference calls.

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Initiating Global Conference Calls in Chile

There is no scheduling required to host your Chile conference call.

Santiago City Center SkyscraperOne of the challenges of doing international business involves holding global conference calls with a diverse mix of participants or when traveling abroad.

If you need to initiate a global conference call in Chile, for example, you may have participants in other countries who are unwilling to dial an international access number to join your conference.

The workaround — which is also an excellent solution for hosting global conference calls around the world — is to use a service provider that provides toll free or local access numbers for the countries in which your participants are located.

How to Initiate Global Conference Calls in Chile
Once you’ve signed up for your Chile conference calling plan, you’re ready to host your first conference call. You can chair the conference on the fly.

Once you’ve scheduled the call with your attendees, you’ll need to let your participants know how to join it. Assuming you’re located in Chile, you and your participants in Chile will dial either a toll free Chile access number or a local access number for Santiago (this depends on the choices you’ve made in setting up your conference call).

For participants located in other countries, decide whether to provide toll free or local access numbers. In most cases, you’ll pay less per minute for local numbers. In others, the difference between toll free and local access numbers is minimal. Make sure to look up the rates for the countries involved to determine which option makes the most sense for you and your participants.

Invite your participants. Send an email to all participants notifying them of the conference call’s details including time (preferably in local time or Greenwich Mean Time to minimize confusion about the call’s time and date) and access numbers for their countries.

What You Need to Know About Holding Global Conference Calls in Chile
Holding global conference calls in Chile isn’t overly difficult if you choose a robust international conferencing solution. Our pay-as-you-go global conferencing plans are ideal for international business professionals who want competitive pricing and the ultimate in flexibility. Whether you use the service on a daily basis or just once per year, you’ll pay only for the minutes you use.

It’s important to note that global conferencing providers are not created equally. Some have activation fees, long-term contracts, monthly fees, minimum usage requirements, hefty per minute rates, and quality issues.

In contrast, our global conferencing plans are known for:

• Superb audio quality (we use PSTN networks, not VoIP)
• Competitive per minute rates for countries around the world with even cheaper dial-out options available
• 24/7 operator assistance
• Contract-free, pay-as-you-go plans
• No minimum usage requirements
• No monthly fees
• Premium features (such as MP3 recordings) included at no extra cost

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Hosting Global Conference Calls Indonesia

Other participants from different countries would dial phone numbers specific to their countries, and everyone would be routed over a high quality PSTN network into a group audio call.

Gapura Gilimanuk Bali IndonesiaTraveling to Indonesia, yet need to stay in touch with your colleagues, business partners, suppliers, and associates elsewhere? Whether you’re based in Indonesia full time, spend a part of the year there, or have business associates in the country, hosting global conference calls is easier than you may realize. Let’s take a look at two of the most common scenarios for Indonesia conference calling.

Hosting Global Conference Calls from Indonesia

In this scenario, you’re in Indonesia but your contacts are located in other countries such as the United States, China, Hong Kong, or Australia. As the host of the call, you need a convenient and affordable means of bringing everyone together in a group audio call.

One option is to use your phone system’s conference calling feature, but it’s clunky. Not only are you limited by the phone system’s conference calling capabilities (you may only be able to join a handful of callers into a conference), your attendees will be forced to dial an international phone number in order to join the conference. Your conference calls could prove to be a burden on your attendees.

A better option is to use an international conference calling service provider that supports Indonesia and the countries your participants are in. With our Indonesia global conferencing service, your participants can dial a toll free phone number for their home countries and be instantly routed over a PSTN fiberoptic network to your conference. Meanwhile, you’d dial an Indonesia access number.

If you have attendees in countries without toll free access numbers to your conference, you’ll appreciate the ability to “dial out.” The dial out feature allows you to dial attendees’ numbers directly, and it usually comes with lower per minute rates than standard options.

Hosting Global Conference Calls with Attendees in Indonesia

The second scenario involves hosting a global conference call with attendees from Indonesia. In this case, you’re located in another country, let’s say Canada. As the host of the call, you’d dial a Canadian phone number to join the call while your attendees located in Indonesia would dial a toll free Indonesian phone number. Other participants from different countries would dial phone numbers specific to their countries, and everyone would be routed over a high quality PSTN network into a group audio call.

It doesn’t matter where in the world you may be, or what type of phone you may use. Whether you’re on a landline, cellphone, or VoIP phone, you can participate or host an Indonesia conference call.

Benefits of Hosting Indonesia Conference Calls using Our Service

  • No hassles
  • No activation fees
  • No contracts
  • Pay as you go billing
  • Cancel any time
  • No reservations required
  • Operator assistance available 24/7
  • Competitive global rates
  • Premium conference calling features without the premium price
  • Over 60 to 100 countries supported (depending on the plan)

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Communicating with Investors via Ireland International Conference Calls

Your potential investors will not need to rely on operator assistance to make an international call to Ireland, nor will they need to worry about the cost of the call.

 Bridge Dublin Ireland Eire City CanalIreland’s business startup scene is booming, making it an attractive potential destination for international investors. However, before booking a flight, many savvy investors will want to ask a few questions. Using Ireland international conference calls with founders and investors is a good way to set the stage for an in-country visit.

Depending on where your potential investors are located, traveling to Ireland could be a costly endeavor. Ireland international conference calls allow you to enter into preliminary discussions and address any concerns early in the relationship. As your international investors learn more about your vision and opportunity through your conference calls, they’ll be better able to make the decision to meet with you in person.

How International Conference Calls in Ireland Work

If your investors are in other countries and you’re in Ireland, international conference calls allow your investors to dial a local or toll free number within their own countries in order to join the conference. You’ll dial a local or toll free number for Ireland. All callers from around the world will be routed over a fiber optic PSTN telecommunications network and joined into an audio conference room via our conference bridge. Sound quality is exceptional, allowing your investors to hear your pitch and ask questions without interference, echoes, dropouts, or other signal issues.

Show Your Professionalism with Ireland Conference Calls

While you could use other methods to communicate in a group audio call with investors, most are complicated, hard for everyone involved to use, and fraught with audio quality problems. On the other hand, hosting an international conference call with country-specific access codes and exceptional sound quality signals your professionalism.

Your potential investors will not need to rely on operator assistance to make an international call to Ireland, nor will they need to worry about the cost of the call. Many will appreciate the fact that you’ve provided them with toll free access while others will view your thoughtfulness as a good business practice.

If you want to be seen as a professional an investor can be confident in investing in, you’ll want to look and act the part. Your choice in providing a convenient, high quality, and toll-free means of communication will go a long way in impressing your investors.

Prepare for the Next Round with MP3 Recordings

In addition to facilitating communications with your international investors, you could use the MP3 recording feature to record your conference calls. Later, listen to the recordings to critique your pitch, catch nuances you might not have noticed during the call, or review the information.

As you move forward, listen to the earlier recording to prepare for the next round. This can help refresh your memory and calm your nerves. It can also help to ensure that you don’t forget any action steps you’d previously agreed to perform.

Ireland international conference calls are a great way to communicate with investors before, during, and after the deal. Sign up for a pay-as-you-go account and enjoy the benefits of international collaboration. There are no contracts, activation fees, monthly fees, or minimums.

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Behind the Scenes in a Uruguay Global Conference Call

Imagine a Uruguay exporter who ships items to distributors in Brazil, Argentina, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Rambla Beach Montevideo Uruguay Worldwide conference calls may seem like the realm of big, international conglomerates residing in high-rise office buildings equipped with the latest PBX systems, but they aren’t necessarily.

Yes, the big players use international conference calls all the time, but so do the smaller ones. Let’s take a peek behind the scenes during a global conference call in Uruguay.

Imagine a Uruguay exporter who ships items to distributors in Brazil, Argentina, the United States, and the United Kingdom. He would like to discuss a new product’s launch strategy with representatives in each of these three countries.

Though there are some minor differences based on local markets, the overarching strategy is consistent enough that a group call makes the most sense.

However, the exporter doesn’t have a fancy PBX system capable of handling a four-way conference call. He’s also concerned about how the distributors might react to having to dial a phone number in Uruguay, especially if the call runs an hour or more as he expects it to.

The exporter does some research and finds out that he can sign up for a service that allows him to host international global conference calls in Uruguay without a contract and without monthly fees.

Among the many other benefits he discovers:

  • Low international rates to dozens of countries
  • Toll free and local access numbers
  • MP3 recording
  • Exceptional call quality
  • 24/7 operator assistance

He’s nearly ready to sign up, but he realizes that this Uruguay global conference call is likely to be a one-time need. As he continues to explore American International Telephonic’s website, he realizes that the no-contract Uruguay conference calling plan is truly a pay-as-you-go plan. He can host this one call, pay for the minutes used, and never be billed another penny.

The exporter signs up and schedules his group audio call, a process that took mere minutes. He then invites his distributors from Brazil, Argentina, and the United States. Each participant receives the Uruguay conference call details complete with a local or toll free number for their own countries.

At the appointed time, the distributor in Brazil dials a local number and joins the call. The distributor in Argentina connects to the call using our Connect App (she’s used our service in the past and loves the mobile app). The U.S. distributor dials a toll free number. But the caller in the United Kingdom seems to have forgotten about the conference.

Remembering that the service has a moderator dial-out feature, the exporter dials the UK distributor on his cell phone and immediately joins him in the conference. Everyone is connected, and the sound quality is exceptional.

The exporter records the Uruguay conference with a quick key press and leads the team through a productive conversation. The call ends after about 45 minutes.

He’s delighted with the Uruguay conference call — and with the cost which came to about $26 for 45 minutes ($11.25 for Uruguay, $7.20 for Argentina, $4.50 for Brazil, $1.17 for USA, and $1.80 for UK dial-out).

Consider that this conference call will result in a valuable economic transaction for the exporter, is it worth $26 dollars versus meeting face-to-face in a mutually acceptable city with airfare, hotel and other expenses for all?

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Facilitating International Studies with Italy Conference Calls

Our pay-as-you-go Italy conference calling plans are affordable, flexible, and easy to use.

Venice ItalyItaly, with its ancient cities and abundant national treasures, often plays host to groups of international students longing to experience their learning firsthand. Many group organizers use Italy conference calls before, during, and after their tours.

Here’s how you can use Italy group conference calls when organizing an international excursion to Italy.

Planning Your Tour with Italy Global Conferencing
It’s not uncommon for group organizers to be located in different countries, making it smart to use international conference calls to plan the curriculum and discuss logistics.

For example, you might be in the United States while your co-organizers are in France and Italy. Global conferencing allows you each to dial a local number for your respective countries to join a group call. Once connected, you can brainstorm ideas, suggest must-see sites, discuss enrollment, and so on. If you need to coordinate with local contacts, you could dial them into the call using the moderator dial-out feature as needed.

You could also use Italy global conference calls to hold group orientation calls with your students and their parents before the trip, especially if some of the key organizers are already in Italy at the time.

With an Italy global conferencing plan, callers from around the world can join your conference call by dialing a local or toll free number. These calls are then routed over a PSTN network and joined in a group call. The call quality is exceptional – far superior to VoIP and Web audio calls – and there’s no need for special equipment or software.

Using Global Conference Calls During Your Group’s Time in Italy
While your students may be in Italy, most of their families will have stayed behind. Holding the occasional Italy group conference call with parents is a great way to keep parents involved, allow them to ask questions, have students present oral reports, or share the latest events.

You could also use your Italy conference calling plan to communicate with your family members and business partners back home. Again, they’d dial a local or toll free access number. While you’re in Italy, you’d dial an Italian access number. You’d all be joined together into an audio conference.

Using Italy Conference Calls After the Event
Now that you’re back home, you may have a few loose ends to tie. Naturally, you’ll want to thank your hosts. If you plan on holding future events, this is a good time to schedule a group conference call to discuss the “lessons learned” so that you can make next year’s trip even better. Plan on holding a lessons learned audio conference promptly, when the details are fresh. Record the call so that you can review the conversation again when planning your next international studies trip to Italy.

These are a few examples of how a simple technology, conference calling, can be used when organizing a student tour of Italy. Our pay-as-you-go Italy conference calling plans are affordable, flexible, and easy to use. There’s no commitment, no contract, and no hassles.

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Setting Up a Bermuda Global Conference Call

Note that even within a single country, rates vary depending on if the access number is a local or toll free number.

Front Street Hamilton BermudaNeed to host a Global Conference Call in Bermuda?

Whether you’re a full-time resident of Bermuda or a visitor, hosting a global conference call in Bermuda with participants around the world is surprisingly easy. Here’s what’s involved.

  1. International access numbers are a must. When you host a global conference call, in Bermuda or anywhere else in the world, your international attendees must dial a phone number in order to join the call. While participants in Bermuda expect to dial a Bermuda phone number, those located in other countries will be put off by the expectation that they make a potentially costly international phone call. Some international callers will have trouble, requiring operator assistance to dial outside of their countries.

Avoid these problems altogether by using our international conference calling service. We offer both local and toll free access numbers for countries around the world and low per minute rates. Participants from Brazil will dial a Brazilian access number; callers from Canada will dial a Canadian access number; attendees from Japan will dial a Japanese access number; and so on. All will be immediately connected to your Bermuda global conference call.

  1. Make sure to consider time differences. When scheduling your global Bermuda conference call, use a world time zone map to help you select the most convenient time for the conference for the bulk of the attendees. Depending on the countries involved, it may be impossible to schedule a 100 percent convenient time for 100 percent of your participants. If so, pay close attention to the next step.
  1. Record the global conference call. Set up call recording so that those who cannot attend the teleconference as it takes place can later listen to the recording. Depending on the nature of the call, such as a sales training class, you may even want to keep the recording for future reference. Our global conference call plans create MP3 files of your recordings that can easily be downloaded and shared.
  1. Calculate the potential cost of the Bermuda global conference call. Estimate the potential cost of your Bermuda conference call is relatively easy, but you’ll need to look up the country rates for each country involved. Note that even within a single country, rates vary depending on if the access number is a local or toll free number. Mobile callers sometimes have higher rates, and if you use moderator dial-out, you’ll usually get a much lower rate.

To calculate the conference call’s cost, the basic formula is as follows:

(Number of attendees) x (country’s per minute rate x duration of call in minutes)

For example, a 20-minute global conference call with 5 attendees in a country with a rate of 7 cents per minute would work out like this:

5 attendees x (0.07/minute x 20 minutes) = $7

If you have callers from different countries or with different rates, you’ll need to perform additional calculations and then add them all together.

  1. Sign up for a pay-as-you-go Bermuda global conference call plan. Whether you need to hold regular international conference calls or have a one-time need, our pay-as-you-go plans are ideal. You’re billed only for the minutes you use, making our global conferencing solutions extremely flexible. There’s no contract to sign, no monthly fee, and no hassles. And, most importantly, call quality is exceptional for all parties involved thanks to the use of an advanced PSTN network.

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Myths about Holding Global Conference Calls in Belarus

You’ll be impressed with the sound quality no matter where in the world your callers are located.

Belarus Minsk Academy of SciencesThe CIA World Factbook describes Belarus’s telecommunications system as “lagging behind its neighbors in upgrading telecommunications infrastructure” and says that rural areas continue to be underserved. Others have said that waiting lists for phone service are long.

While Belarus may have a way to go with its telephone infrastructure, business professionals often have to get creative in how they communicate with the outside world. One way is through global conference calls. However, there are a few myths surrounding international conference calls. We’ve busted them below.

Myth: You need a sophisticated phone system to hold global conference calls.

Not true. In fact, you can host global conference calls in Belarus using a mobile phone. Our international conferencing the technology is offered as a service, and there’s no hardware to buy. You can schedule and host a conference simply by dialing an access number or launching a free mobile app. Likewise, your participants can call in using any type of phone including landlines, mobile phones, and VoIP phones.

Myth: Global participants face high costs when participating in Belarus conference calls.

This is another common misconception. However, you can set up the call in such a way as to minimize their costs — or eliminate them completely. We have local and toll free numbers for countries around the world. For example, you could set up your global conference call so that callers in the Philippines dial a local number for the Philippines. You could issue a toll free access number for callers in Vietnam. You could even dial participants directly if so desired. Our international conference calling rates to Belarus are extremely competitive, too, further busting any myths about conferencing costs.

Myth: Sound quality is problematic because of Belarus’s telecommunications infrastructure.

If you use an inferior international conference calling service, you could encounter sound quality problems, but that’s not necessarily the fault of the Belarus telecommunications system. It all depends on how the conference calls are connected. Our international conferencing service utilizes advanced PSTN networks known for their quality and reliability. You’ll be impressed with the sound quality no matter where in the world your callers are located.

Myth: Long-term contracts, high monthly fees, and early termination penalties make international conference calling feasible only for companies with high volume conferencing requirements.

This myth is true if you choose an international conference calling plan that has long-term contracts, high monthly fees, and early termination penalties. But it’s busted when you choose our pay-as-you-go global conference calling plans. You can use our service as little or as often as you like with no recurring charges, no activation fees, no contracts, no minimums, and no penalties. Whether you host a single Belarus global conference call or many of them, you pay only for the minutes you use.

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Creative Uses for Venezuela Conference Calls – business and personal

With an international conference call, mourners from afar will have the opportunity to share their memories and reconnect with other family members.

Maracaibo VenezuelaYou can provide your invitees located in Venezuela a local Venezuelan toll free phone number to attend your meeting.  This way, your Venezuela attendees will not have to pay to join your call.

You likely use conference calls at work, but did you know that international conference calls are a great way for families from Venezuela to communicate?

If some of your family remains in Venezuela while others have ventured to other countries, holding international conference calls can keep you connected in between visits. Below are three creative ways to use Venezuela conference calls:

  1. Planning a Family Reunion — Your mom’s in charge of finding a venue for the reunion in Venezuela; your aunt is in charge of cooking; your brother wants to line up entertainment; your dad wants the men to spend at least some of the time fishing; and you want to keep everyone happy. Everyone has a job, but it’s not necessarily clear how everything will come together — especially because most everyone is living overseas. By hosting regular conference calls, you can all get together in a group call to iron out the details and ensure that everyone is on the same page. You can even record the call and review it at your leisure to make sure that everything is covered.
  1. Holding Virtual Memorial Services with Your Loved Ones in Venezuela — With extended family living abroad, bringing the entire family back home for a memorial service can be cost-prohibitive. While some immediate family members will make the trek, some extended family members won’t be able to do so for any number of financial or logistical reasons. Hold the memorial service as planned, but consider holding a second “virtual” memorial service using a Venezuela conference call for your overseas family members. With an international conference call, mourners from afar will have the opportunity to share their memories and reconnect with other family members. If you record the call, you could share their stories with future generations.
  1. Holding Important Family Meetings — As your parents age, they’ll need extra help. If one of them becomes injured or ill, or if tragedy strikes, you and your siblings will need to coordinate care quickly. All of this is hard enough when everyone lives nearby; it’s even harder when some are in Venezuela and others are overseas. Fortunately, you could use international conference calls to hold these important family meetings. Group calls are a great way to communicate what’s going on and what needs to happen as well as clarify roles and responsibilities. You can even invite health care providers to the Venezuela conference call to discuss your loved one’s prognosis and care needs.

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Jordan Conference Calls for Tourists and Business Collaboration

Jordan is one of the world’s leading destinations for medical tourism and has been a leader in this field since the mid-1970s.

Amman Jordan CityscapePlanning a trip to the country of Jordan? Plan on using Jordan conference calls, too.

Below are two examples of how having a Jordan conference calling service can help you plan a successful trip.

Using Jordan Conference Calls to Plan a Group Trip

Whether you’re holding a family reunion or a group trip with friends, the more people involved, the more you’ll need to collaborate. If some of your fellow travelers are in different countries, get a pay-as-you-go international conferencing plan.

That way, each individual could call a local access number in order to join your Jordan conference call. Your contacts in Jordan would dial a Jordan number, those in the US would dial a US number, those in Italy would dial an Italian number, and so on.

Are you going to Jordan for medical care? You can use Jordan conference calls to coordinate your care.

Coordinating Medical Tourism in Jordan with Conference Calls

Jordan is one of the world’s leading destinations for medical tourism and has been a leader in this field since the mid-1970s. Jordan actively markets its medical expertise to Europe, America, and former-Soviet states.

While traveling to another country for a medical procedure may seem costly, many patients have found that the lower costs of foreign healthcare offset the costs of travel — often dramatically so. However, a great deal of coordination is usually required when seeking medical care in Jordan. Conference calls are one tool that can help.

Several individuals, from your healthcare teams in both countries to a health tourism coordinator, may be involved in coordinating your procedure. Using group audio calls is a fantastic way for everyone involved to come together to discuss logistics, explain the process, and plan the best approach for your care.

For example, you may need to speak with representatives from the Jordan medical center as well as your own healthcare providers at the same time. Your loved ones at home may need to speak with your healthcare team or coordinate aftercare services after the procedure.

Using an international conference calling service allows your contacts in Jordan to dial a local or toll free number for Jordan to connect to the teleconference. Meanwhile, your local contacts would dial a domestic access number to connect to your conference calls.

You can also use your Jordan conference calling service to communicate with your loved ones while you’re in Jordan. For example, instead of calling everyone individually after the surgery to tell them that you are recovering, you could hold a post-operative conference call in Jordan from your hospital room or later when you’re back at your hotel.

Your contacts back home will dial a local or toll free number, thus avoiding a costly international long distance call. Since you’ll be hosting the call in Jordan, you’d dial a local access number to join the conference call supplied by AIT.

Alternately, you could use the dial-out feature to dial each of your loved ones directly at a slightly lower per minute rate.

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