Windstream - Top Competitors (May 2022)

Windstream Review
ITQlick Score: 84/100
ITQlick Rating:
Pricing: 4.2/10 - average cost
Category: VoIP -> Windstream review -> Windstream competitors
Ranking:Ranked 19 out of 164 VoIP systems
Company: Windstream
Pricing: starts at $39.99 per month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Links: Windstream review, Windstream pricing guide
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 21, 2022

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Windstream vs. Alternatives in 2023

The two main competitors of Windstream software include Business VoiceEdge and Grasshopper. Business VoiceEdge software is cloud-based phone system that links SIP trunking to hosted PBX applications, but in comparison, Windstream software is a cloud-based business communication system that offers phone service, Digital TV packages and broadband Internet for businesses of various sizes. Business VoiceEdge is a product of Comcast Business whereas Windstream is a product by Windstream Company.

Business VoiceEdge features are Automated Attendant, PRI Trunking and Direct Inward Dial – DID among others while the features of Windstream are Audio/video conferencing, Call recording, Chat/messaging and more. Grasshopper software is a cloud-based VoIP Software designed to meet the communication needs of self-employed individuals and small businesses while Windstream software is a cloud-based business communication system that serves the needs of businesses of all sizes.

LogMeIn Company built grasshopper whereas Windstream software is a product of Windstream Company. Grasshopper features include Fax support, Conference calling, and International calls but in comparison, the features of Windstream software include video/audio conferencing, messaging, call recording and more.

Windstream alternatives - for small & large Business

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Windstream that are worth checking out: jive communications for SMBs, Nextiva Business VoIP for large size business, Business Voice for growing companies, and 3CX Phone System for low budget organizations.

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Windstream
ITQlick rating
3.7/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$39.99 per month
Functionality
3
Best for SMBs
jive com...
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$18.95 per user/month
Functionality
7
Best for Enterprise
Nextiva ...
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$11.95 per user/month
Functionality
27
Growing
Business...
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$24.95 per month
Functionality
5
Free version
3CX
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
$135 per year
Functionality
13
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