Businesses Can Now Enhance Hangouts with Integrated Audio Conferencing
October 14, 2014, Chicago, IL – InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation and the world’s largest conferencing and collaboration services provider, announced today the official launch of InterCall for Hangouts, which integrates InterCall’s Reservationless-Plus® audio conferencing service with Google+ Hangouts to enhance the Hangouts experience.
InterCall for Hangouts combines Reservationless-Plus with Hangouts, creating a new integrated service that delivers intelligent on-demand integration and scheduling with Hangouts. It also enhances the meeting experience by allowing more on- and off-network participants to join each meeting. Every Hangouts user is given a global PSTN dial-in number set and has the capability to include up to 150 audio participants in a meeting. In addition, it adds more robust meeting control including scheduling, participant management and security.
“InterCall wants people to engage in effective face-to-face collaboration regardless of which solution they use and prefer,” said Rob Bellmar, Executive Vice President of Conferencing and Collaboration at InterCall. “Directly integrating our Reservationless-Plus with Hangouts lets us leverage both platforms to give users from companies of all sizes more access, while providing a better and more reliable conferencing experience.”
Among the benefits of InterCall for Hangouts:
- Sign one agreement for more than 100 countries and receive a complete list of global toll-free and toll dial-in numbers
- Schedule InterCall for Hangout sessions directly from Google Calendar
- Hybrid VoIP and PSTN conferencing platform lets users join regardless of connection
- Ability to continue the audio conference when participants drop from the Hangouts portion of the meeting
Small business customers can now purchase InterCall for Hangouts at http://go.intercall.com/Hangouts. Users can buy bundles of the conferencing service starting at $29 for 500 minutes. For a limited time, the signup fee is waived when entering the promo code Hangouts.
InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the largest conference and collaborations service provider in the world, and a leading provider of global cloud-based Unified Communications services. Founded in 1991, InterCall offers telephony, messaging, conferencing and collaboration tools for businesses of all sizes, from large global enterprises to small or regional companies. With a global footprint and broad service capabilities, InterCall’s flexible models for Hosted, Managed and On-Premise communication services help companies get the most out of their business processes.
InterCall’s strong U.S. presence, including four call centers and 26 sales offices, is bolstered by operations in Canada, Mexico, Latin America, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. For more information, please http://www.intercall.com.
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