Business VoiceEdge Software

3.03 / 5 (36)

About Business VoiceEdge


Comcast offers a cloud-based phone system known as Business VoiceEdge. Business VoiceEdge bundles SIP trunking service with hosted PBX applications. The PBX applications enable directory-based routing of inbound calls and communication features for employees. Users can combine Business VoiceEdge with Business Internet for a single-provider VoIP solution. Comcast also offers PRI trunking for businesses that are still migrating to all-IP networks. Standard features include self-service web portals and hunt groups. UC features include voicemail to email and a mobile app that extends PBX features to smartphones and tablets.

Business VoiceEdge Service is priced on a monthly basis. Businesses pay per-line charges based on the number of simultaneous calls needed as well as per-seat charges for each employee using the system. Businesses can choose from standard or unified communications (UC) seats. The solution is designed for companies ranging in size from five to 500 employees. Support is offered via phone, online forum, knowledge base and videos.



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Supported Operating System(s):

Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8, Windows 10

36 Reviews of Business VoiceEdge

Average User Ratings

Overall

3.03 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

3.0

Value for money

3.0

Customer support

3.0

Functionality

3.0

Ratings Snapshot

5 stars

(11)

4 stars

(7)

3 stars

(2)

2 stars

(4)

1 stars

(12)

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November 2017

Lili from Car Art LLC

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4 of 5

Value for money

3 of 5

Customer support

3 of 5

Functionality

4 of 5

November 2017

Stuck with you

Pros

The software is easy to use for our small business. Comcast Business works better than AT&T. We use the software daily and know we are getting a good deal for the service.

Cons

We use the software daily and rely on it fully. Although for the most part it works fine, there are times when the software lags or every so often we lose service and are out of phone and internet for hours. We are at their mercy and cannot continue work without the service.

February 2018

Daniel from FBC Hickory Withe

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5 of 5

Value for money

4 of 5

Customer support

4 of 5

Functionality

3 of 5

February 2018

VoiceEdge is a solid phone system that meets all of our needs.

Pros

This internet phone system is super easy to use and has a lot of great features that are all customize-able through a web browser. You can setup and change hunt groups with the simple click of a button.

Cons

I wish there was a way to differentiate incoming calls by the line that they are dialing but that function is not available at this time.

May 2018

Emily from Home Instead Senior Care

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

2 of 5

Value for money

3 of 5

Customer support

4 of 5

Functionality

4 of 5

May 2018

Great phone system

Pros

Business VoiceEdge is very useful. Once you figure out how to use it. It has really helped cutting down on scam phone calls that come thru our phone system after hours. I love the functionality and customisability of the system.

Cons

At first using this system can be extremely frustrating. I can't count the amount of time I spent on the phone with customer service trying to understand. Customer service is great once you get to the actual person which can take a long time.

June 2017

Sherri from RAM Fire Protection, Inc.

Company Size: 11-50 employees


Ease-of-use

1 of 5

Value for money

1 of 5

Customer support

1 of 5

Functionality

1 of 5

June 2017

NOT for business

We went to Comcast to save money. Opposite effect! First they fried our phone system by installing their equipment wrong and backfeedng the signal. Then they refused to take responsibility and referred me to their subcontractor. Then it took over a week to get our phones numbers ported over so we had no company phones. Funny things was, all we had to say was that we were trying to switch over to Comcast and everyone was understanding (I guess they already knew how bad Comcast was). That should have chased us of their service butt we decided to stick with it since it was so difficult to switch all communications over. Now, their equipment had failed and we are waiting for days for a tech. We are a business that is basically shut down without internet and phones. We were told a tech will be here between 10 and 12 today, however, that turned out to be incorrect. The 2 hour windows are for residential customers, business customer windows are actually 4 hours! So the people relying on the service to be reliable for their literal livelihoods are less important! I am posting this via my cell phone - that is how sick and tired I am of Comcast! If you are considering them for your company's service, do so at your own peril!

Pros

Can't think of one. I can't even say price as they have cost us so muck money with the problems they have caused!

Cons

Horrible customer service. Total lack of responsibility. These habe been my experiences all the way up to the corporate offices

June 2018

Adriana from Health Quest Chiropractic

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5 of 5

Value for money

4 of 5

Customer support

5 of 5

Functionality

5 of 5

June 2018

We love Business VoiceEdge! We know that our phone system is as professional as can be!

This is a cutting-edge phone system. We are able to manage our phones from our cell phone, messages, lines, conference, etc.

Pros

I love that we are able to set up different options for when our business is closed or for holidays.

Cons

The price. VoiceEdge added to our telephone/internet expense. Comcast always has specials and promotions for new services but the expense increases after the promotion expires. I would like to have a set price that does not vary so much from year to year.

July 2018

Michael from Special Events Management

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Review Source


Ease-of-use

5 of 5

Value for money

4 of 5

Customer support

2 of 5

Functionality

5 of 5

July 2018

Good with Caveats - Read if you are considering deploying

Pros

The voice quality and the price per seat are very competitive. The phone and computer apps offer seamless presence, and the ability to bounce calls from one device to another is nice.

Cons

If you need to make any changes to your service, they will tell you it takes 7 to 10 business days. This has happened to me three times since our service was turned up. When we had Ring Central, if I wanted to add a new toll free number (which we do with some regularity), they would have the number assigned to our account while I was on the phone. With Comcast, the same request takes 7-10 business days. Here is another major problem. I brought this up during the sales process, and my hunch has been proven correct. When Comcast goes down, it goes down over a wide area. And it goes down for long periods of time. Anywhere from 4 hours to TWO DAYS. They will feed you a line of BS that one service could go down (internet) while another service (like phone) can continue to work because each type of service uses a different signal across the line. Don't buy it. It's a blatant lie. Whether residential or business, Comcast couldn't care less about your business downtime. This reality irks me about Comcast. We've had service for 3 years and have between 4 and 5 major outages each year.

December 2018

Hillary from Sugarhouse Self Storage

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5 of 5

Value for money

5 of 5

Customer support

4 of 5

Functionality

4 of 5

December 2018

Very fast and at a good price!

It was efficient, quick, and easy to use! I am happy to pay the price for it.

Pros

I love that Comcast is quick and fast. If we have had any problems we have been able to contact Customer support and get the help needed. The price is good for what we are getting!

Cons

I have enjoyed everything. Customer support did put me on hold for a little while, but other than that no complaints!

April 2018

Berkeley from Emerson Home Services

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Review Source


Ease-of-use

4 of 5

Functionality

4 of 5

April 2018

Business VoiceEdge had many excellent features to help a business run smoothly!

Pros

The program works on a cloud based phone system. The program really does save time and money! I love the many calling features that helps raise the productivity of the business.

Cons

At first it was complex to figure out configuration, and to add a phone or a line. In my experience there are not too many significant complaints from my end. I'm pretty well satisfied!

June 2017

Amber from TQS, Inc.

Company Size: 2-10 employees


Ease-of-use

4 of 5

Value for money

5 of 5

Customer support

4 of 5

Functionality

4 of 5

June 2017

Excellent value for the money!

If you are looking for an affordable product with all the bells and whistles, look no further.

Pros

It was extremely easy to use, once I got familiar with it. After about 20-30 minutes of playing around with it I was able to EVERYTHING I needed to do. It's certainly increased my productivity, and it was even mentioned in my employee review recently. Thank you, I'm very pleased with the software.

Cons

There was very little I disliked. Sure, their are more expensive programs out there with more features, but nothing beats the value of this product.

July 2018

Andrew from Media Audits International

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Review Source


Ease-of-use

3 of 5

Value for money

3 of 5

Customer support

2 of 5

Functionality

4 of 5

July 2018

Not for the faint hearted or the impatient.

From day 1 our BVE experience has been frustrating. You get the feeling that Comcast isn't quite sure how to use their own system. Tech support is hard to deal with and even the smallest change request has to go through a procedure that takes, at a minimum 3 business days and most of the time 7+ business days. That can equate to nearly two weeks to add a new user for example. We're in 2018, not 1988. Nothing technology related should take that long to complete. I'm currently waiting for them to turn on international dialing. This is something we told them 3 months ago we needed and they still haven't figured out how to do it. Like I said. It feels like they're not sure how to run their own system. Amateurish at best. Incompetent at worst. We will be looking for a new provider as soon as the contract is up.

Pros

POE, brand name equipment. Soft-phone works well. Many options and features to choose from. User friendly portal.

Cons

Slow client support to change any service. 7-10 business days. No accountability for their mistakes.

December 2018

Yolonda from Home decor

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3 of 5

Value for money

3 of 5

Customer support

3 of 5

Functionality

3 of 5

December 2018

Business edge

Pros

I liked the fact that you can receive and leave messages for someone that's not available

Cons

I didn't like the fact that I couldn't erase all the messages at one time you have to go in and delete them one by one

March 2019

Anonymous

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3 of 5

Value for money

3 of 5

Customer support

4 of 5

Functionality

3 of 5

March 2019

A good way to manage calls and numbers for a small organization

Managing forwarding calls to cell phones, voicemails, and team members.

Pros

For a small to mid business that isn't ready for a full-on PBX, voice edge is a decent option allowing a good amount of flexibility and control over calls, numbers, devices and team members. For a remote team and especially any company that involves a sales organization, this is a good starter to intermediate option.

Cons

Comcast has a relatively poor reputation for a reason - their entire company culture and management team is based on the idea that they are a monopoly whose sole reason for existing is to separate customers from their money and issue it to executives and stockholders through rate hikes, various fees and charges.

January 2019

Lucas from S.B. Collins, Inc.

Company Size: 201-500 employees

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5 of 5

Value for money

3 of 5

Customer support

4 of 5

Functionality

4 of 5

January 2019

Cloud Hosted SIP made easy

We decided to implement VoiceEdge in our corporate office and c-stores. It's very convenient for the stores to just be able to dial an extension and reach the corporate office

Pros

The best thing with VoiceEdge is no equipment to maintain or worry about

Cons

The sales people have a tendency to overstate what their product is capable of without confirming with the actual engineers....

September 2018

Anonymous

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 1 employee

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4 of 5

Functionality

4 of 5

September 2018

Business Calls from Anywhere

Pros

As a solo practitioner, having the ability to screen calls as they come without having to be at the office is a real plus. Watching the call come through on my iPhone and/or Apple Watch allows me to be attentive to calls in a timely manner. Even if I am not able to answer right away, the option to listen to my voicemail from the app without having to call in to the office helps keep my office running smoothly.

Cons

From time to time the app fails to recognize my fingerprint and requires me to re-enter my password. When I first started using the app, this became a nuisance. Since then it has happened less frequently. Hopefully the kinks have been worked out.

November 2018

Anonymous

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4 of 5

Value for money

5 of 5

Customer support

5 of 5

Functionality

4 of 5

November 2018

Comcast Business VoiceEdge

Very nice experience and since using we've increased our efficiency with communication to clients and have increased revenue by 20%.

Pros

Great for business and allows professional platform to do much with my clients. Even when I'm away, I can communicate easily.

Cons

Connectivity through phone/data can be slow, but allows it to function well.

March 2018

Sue from DHCC

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3 of 5

Value for money

4 of 5

Customer support

5 of 5

Functionality

5 of 5

March 2018

Once you get it figured out, it's a great tool to have

Pros

I love all of the features it offers and how so many things can be done remotely. It helps with working from home and changing phone setting from home.

Cons

It was pretty complicated to start with; there was a lot to learn. Definitely need to have someone from Comcast walk you through it.

March 2018

Randi Jo from Steiner Family Chiropractic

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5 of 5

Value for money

5 of 5

Customer support

5 of 5

Functionality

5 of 5

March 2018

Comcast has been wonderful for our business phone and internet.

Pros

What I like most about Comcast for my business is how easy and fast it is to communicate with customer support.

Cons

What I like least about Comcast for my business is how I am paying for a package that includes TV but we do not use it in our office.

March 2018

Anonymous

Verified Reviewer

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5 of 5

Value for money

5 of 5

Customer support

5 of 5

Functionality

5 of 5

March 2018

Comcast Business is great for my company. It is reliable and affordable.

Pros

It allows me easy access to voicemails and call forwarding has also come in very handy in times where I am not at the office.

Cons

I have had a few instances of calls not being recorded. Other than that I have not run into any other major issues.

June 2017

Barb from Etesian Wealth Advisors

Company Size: 2-10 employees


Ease-of-use

1 of 5

Value for money

1 of 5

Customer support

1 of 5

Functionality

1 of 5

June 2017

Can't wait till the contract is up!

Wave off this product if you are thinking of it.

Pros

The call quality is good, that is about all I can say.

Cons

There is no support. Also, if you pick up the phone, in say - the kitchen - and need to get to your computer to answer a question on the call, you must, put the kitchen phone on hold, run to your office phone, pick it up, run back to the kitchen, hang up that phone, run back to your office and take the call. Only slightly better than tin cans. And it is expensive.

November 2018

Chris from Boat dealership

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Review Source


Ease-of-use

2 of 5

Value for money

2 of 5

Customer support

1 of 5

Functionality

1 of 5

November 2018

Selling a de-railed system that can't be fixed.

Comcast has no control over how your caller ID is posting to your out going lines. We get calls for other local businesses coming in daily. We also get hammered with ghost calls. This phone system will undermining your business and frustrate your customers. AND no one including engineers at Comcast can fix it. These systems should be considered fraud unless the go through a testing process before paying customers are used as Ginny Pigs.

Pros

The physical phones that we're supplied with the failed system. The great sales pitch they give full of lies.

Cons

Incorrect line ID for your outbound lines, confusing your customers.
Receiving calls daily for other local businesses, undermining your own businesses.
Engineers that can't fix any of the repeating issues, complete waist of time.
A barrage of ghost calls that never stop.