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The Top 5 VoIP Providers of 2014, Determined by TheDigest.com

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/14 -- VoIP services are assisting businesses and residential customers in saving monthly phone bills and having higher quality phone services with more substantial features. Outdating traditional telephone providers, VoIP providers take advantage of cloud technology that uses the internet to transmit signals as opposed to analog phones that use underground cable. This allows for calls to be routed faster, more efficiently, and on a smaller budget. The experts at TheDigest.com have researched and compared different key factors that go into making the best VoIP service, and they have determined the top 5 VoIP providers of the year.

1. Vonage Business Solutions

The very best in the VoIP market is Vonage Business Solutions. They have several different package plans available so that depending on customer needs and size, Vonage will customize services. Their most popular plan is the Unlimited Extensions that is $39.99 a month and covers unlimited inbound and outbound calls. Best for small to medium-sized businesses, customers save 30% on average when switching over to Vonage Business Solutions. Vonage Business Solutions is so confident in their quality service that they do not require a contract from users. With a wide range of features, Vonage Business Solutions also offers scalable plans in order to grow with your business.

2. RingCentral

One of the top three providers, RingCentral provides users with a business-class phone system that incorporates voice, text and fax into their plan. This provider is easily integrated with CRM solutions like Salesforce, Box, Dropbox and Google. Starting at just under $20 a month, customer reviews rave about the low costs and quality solutions. New customers receive a 30-day free trial period and 24/7 customer support via phone and email. RingCentral has the largest amount of users, with over 300,000 customers.

3. Jive - Unified Communications

Jive - Unified Communications is one of the most dependable providers. Their reliable and secure network provides customers with enterprise-grade VoIP that is suitable for small businesses and large government organizations alike. One of the best in the market for customer service, Jive offers support and a straightforward contract so that dealing with them is simple and helpful. Their support line is open 24/7 so that when inevitable technical difficulties arise, your company can get back on track and always keep your phone lines working.

4. Mitel AnyWare Business Plan

Mitel AnyWare specializes in supporting the communication networks of small to medium-sized businesses. Some of their boosting features include unified communications, virtualization, mobility, and contact center solutions. Extremely affordable, Mitel Anyware Business Plan starts their rates at just $17.50/month. In order to get and keep your service, Mitel offers 2 months free for new customers! With reliable systems at an all-inclusive rate, Mitel AnyWare Business Plan is a fully loaded communication solution.

5. Broadvoice

Broadvoice utilizes the cloud extremely well by making great features standard for small businesses. Their services include: SIP trunking, residential and international VoIP communication solutions. Customers love their unlimited minutes and smartphone apps so they can always be connected.

For people looking to learn more about leading VoIP providers please visit: http://www.thedigest.com/top-10-voip-providers

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