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still haven't gotten it to work
only uses 775 area codes (Nevada)
They are hopeless to deal with. You can't call them and they don't respond much to email.
For a while I had an account with them with no problems. Recently though I can no longer receive faxes.
I have used them for a while. True that they only have 775 area codes but what does that really matter? It is $3.95/month and if you receive a large number of faxes I guess that's cheap. Since I only receive 1-2/month, it's not really worth it. . .but what's my alternative?
I am nearing the end of my free trial and I won't be signing up with Callwave. I have not recieved a majority of my faxes through Callwave. I like the price and the service when it works and I actually recieve my faxes. Callwave has a great price and a great concept and if they can ever get it together to where the service actually works I will sign up in a minute.
I have been using Callwave messenger since early 2001. They offer other services, but this is the only one I use. Ithas been excellent. I have had NO problems with it. Recently they started offering the option to start downloading as PDF files. That has been extremely helpful making it so that I can easily forward my faxes around to various people in my industry. The only thing that I wish they had that they don't is a local fax number for my area of the country, but I am sure if they did have it, it would be more than $3.95 a month.
If they had local numbers I never would have been looking around and posting on this site.
I signed up 4 days ago for the free 30 day trial and it has worked great. Receive my faxes immediately in pdf form. Also has a list of local numbers for the Atlanta area now. Don't know about elsewhere. For $3.95 a month I can't ask for more. I'm hoping that the problems listed by others are in the past. Although I did email them a couple of questions after I signed up and they have been non-responsive. I haven't tried the support number yet.
I wanted to try the service, but there is no way I am going to give money to a company that has no number to call and does not respond to email! Hopeless SOBs!
have used callwave without problems for months. have a local ohio area code fax number that works perfectly. this morning, however, received an email from them saying they'd be raising the monthly fee from $3.95 to $7.95 effective in july!! looks like i'll be shopping around.
I have had call wave for a year. They just sent me an email telling me that my fees have doubled. I have never had a problem with the service, but a doubling of my fees is absolutely inexcusable. However, I have had a pleasant experience working with their customer service, and have gotten some free months from them. When those are up. . I am out. . .
I have been using Faxwave for almost 3 years! I have NEVER had a problem with them. I started out with the trial and free faxes, back when they had the 775 numbers... I know have a local number with my local area code. I pay $7.95 per month and have never missed a fax, get them almost immediately! I would highly recommend them! I sell Real Estate and do Mortgages and I most of this from home, and sometimes while I am on vacation; FaxWave allows me to have access anytime anywhere! :rolleyes:
I signed up for CallWave only to receive faxes. Less than a month later they doubled the price and gave me a bunch of services I don't use or need at all. I had just printed cards with their fax number and hated to waste the money for new cards with a new number . However, I have now moved and need to print new cards, so I'm looking for a new provider.
I have used CallWave for about 6 months. I do pay $7.95 per month but I consider it worth it. I receive large (30 page) faxes 3-4 times per week and I receive them generally within 30 seconds of when the last page is sent. I received a 1 page test fax I sent in about 10 seconds. I have an Orlando fax number and companion telephone number (I live im MD but spend a lot of time near Orlando). I get both faxes and phone calls promptly. I have called the tech support number twice, and both times the response was good although the wait time was longer than I would have liked. All-in-all, I am satisfied with CallWave.
I've used callwave for a few months. In most cases their service is reliable, except that I can't fax to my self (for generating PDF files that I can email) from my area code: 919. According to Callwave this will be fixed in a few months, but I don't know whether I can wait.
I've had some success with a few other companies. I have been using e-fax (http://www.efax.com) for over a year now. There was a problem for a day receiving faxes which resolved itself coincidentally after I called their customer service...which is located in India and is extremely horrible.
I also use Specialty Answering Service (http://www.specialtyansweringservice.net) to manage my messages. Both companies are pretty cheap and effective. If anyone on this forum is still having problems, give them a holla!!
I used callwave and it was ok...but the best that I had found was Rapid Fax. They seem to be the best on customer service & Price.
You can check them out here - www.rapidfax.com