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CallHippo Review and Pricing

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Entrepreneurs and smaller businesses have different needs to that of large corporates and call centers. When it comes to virtual phone number services one size does not fit all! As a virtual number provider in over 120 countries, AVOXI understands the difficulties businesses face when trying to expand into the global marketplace.

We want every AVOXI customer to find the best provider for them. To prove it, we happily shine a light on any and all alternatives to our service. Today, we'll review CallHippo and include Callhippo pricing in some of our most popular service countries. In addition, we'll even include a list of MORE AVOXI and CallHippo alternatives, along with a brief summary of their pricing for comparison.

The faster you are able to view your options and compare plans, the sooner you can start expanding your business. We're so confident in our service that we just want to make that process quicker. If you think this article would benefit from more information, please let us know! We update our content regularly and want to make the most helpful articles possible.

CallHippo Company Overview

CallHippo is a VoIP Service Provider that was established in 2016 and headquartered in Southern California. The company offers virtual phone numbers in over 50 countries which, they claim can be set up online in less than 3 minutes.

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Review of CallHippo Services and Features

The following are “standard” features which are included in any CallHippo service package.  Advanced or customized features are available as add-ons at additional costs.

Standard Features:

  • Call Forwarding
  • Ring-All
  • Call Recording
  • Voicemail
  • Hold Music
  • Call Analytics
  • Ring-All

 

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Advanced Features and Add-ons

What is Multilingual IVR System?

Multilingual IVR System is a similar, but a more advanced version of IVR This is an additional feature added to customize your IVR service which is only available on the Bronze, Silver and Platinum plans.

Call Origination Rates

Incoming call charges are based on the caller’s location.  For example, there is no difference in call costs from different regions in the UAE but there is a difference in per-minute rates from Australia and the United Kingdom.

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Call Termination (Forwarding) Rates

Call forwarding per minute rates are charged the same as outgoing calls and are based on the country you are forwarding calls to.

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How CallHippo Pricing Works

CallHippo charges separately for a virtual number, talk time, and service features package. Their free “basic” features package is specifically designed for entrepreneurs or micro businesses.

CallHippo Pricing by Country

CallHippo provides virtual numbers in over 50+ countries around the world. Below, we’ve included pricing and rates from 5 popular international service locations. We’ve included price comparisons from 2 international providers suited to entrepreneurs or smaller businesses:

  • M800 Founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Hong Kong. The company has an impressive global network its number service available on 5 tiered plans.  Plans include bundled minutes, to a set monthly subscription fee and additional per minute overage rates.
  • The Real PBX offers toll free and local numbers in most major countries around the world, with the focus being on Australia, UK and US/Canada. Their price structure divided into 4 tiers: Small, Medium Large and High Volume.  Each plan is based on bundled minute packages at a set monthly fee, and additional per minute overage rates.

Australia

Australia's Bronze plan starts at $8 subscription per user per month and an additional $7 per month for a standard virtual number.  Incoming calls are charged at an additional $0.022 per minutes and Outbound calls at $0.026 per minute.

Additional plan options include:

Silver

  • Subscription per user per month: $15
  • One standard free number per user.
  • Free incoming minutes do not apply to Australia
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.022 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.026 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.026 per minute.

Platinum

  • Subscription per user per month: $35
  • One standard free number per user.
  • Free incoming minutes do not apply to Australia
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.022 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.026 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.026 per minute.

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CallHippo Alternatives

M800

Toll free number pricing plans start at $29 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 200 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.15 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Local number pricing plans start at $29 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 420 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Local Number: $0.07 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

RealPBX

Toll free number pricing plans start at $9 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 105 calling minutes.
  • Additional Inbound Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.08 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Local number pricing plans start at $15.00 per number monthly;

  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Bronze plans start at $8 subscription per user per month and an additional $12 per month for a standard virtual number.  Incoming calls are charged at an additional $0.02 per minutes and Outbound calls at $0.05 per minute.

Additional plan options include:

Silver

  • Subscription per user per month: $15
  • One standard free number per user.
  • 800 minutes Incoming calls through CallHippo web or mobile app
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.02 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.05 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.05 per minute.

Platinum

  • Subscription per user per month: $35
  • One standard free number per user.
  • 1500 minutes Incoming calls through CallHippo web or mobile app
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.02 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.05 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages

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CallHippo Alternatives

M800

Toll free number pricing plans start at $19 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 105 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.19 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Local number pricing plans start at $39 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 580 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Local Number: $0.073 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

RealPBX

Toll free numbers not available in Hong Kong

Local number pricing plans start at $38 per number monthly

  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Japan

Japan's Bronze plans start at $8 subscription per user per month and an additional $10 per month for a standard virtual number.  Incoming calls are charged at an additional $0.02 per minutes and Outbound calls at $0.047 per minute.

Additional plan options include:

Silver

  • Subscription per user per month: $15
  • One standard free number per user.
  • Free incoming minutes do not apply to Japan
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.02 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.047 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.047 per minute.

Platinum

  • Subscription per user per month: $35
  • One standard free number per user.
  • Free incoming minutes do not apply to Japan
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.02 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.047 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.047 per minute

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CallHippo Alternatives

M800

Toll free number pricing plans start at $49 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 135 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.381 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Local number pricing plans start at $19 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 260 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Local: $0.077 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

RealPBX

Toll free number pricing plans start at $84.56 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 100 calling minutes.
  • Additional Inbound Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.157 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Local number pricing plans start at $17.00 per number monthly;

  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

United Arab Emirates

UAE Bronze plans start at $8 subscription per user per month and an additional $35 per month for a toll free number.  Incoming calls are charged at an additional $0.292 per minutes and Outbound calls at $0.275 per minute.

Additional plan options include:

Silver

  • Subscription per user per month: $15
  • One standard free number per user.
  • 800 minutes Incoming calls through CallHippo web or mobile app
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.292 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.275 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.275 per minute.

Platinum

  • Subscription per user per month: $35
  • One standard free number per user.
  • 1500 minutes Incoming calls through CallHippo web or mobile app
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.292 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.275 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.275 per minute

UAE toll free number plans with 90 bundled minutes start at $184.00 per month when forwarding to the United States. There is a one-time setup fee of $249.00 and includes standard features. An overall estimated monthly cost is broken down as follows:

Standard Plan:

  • Setup Fee: $249
  • Monthly: $184
  • Incoming Calls: $0.053 per minute
  • Call Forwarding: $0.01 per minute

Premium Plan:

  • Setup Fee: $249
  • Premium Fee: $9.95
  • Monthly: $184
  • Incoming Calls: $0.053 per minute
  • Call Forwarding: FREE

 

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CallHippo Alternatives

M800

Do not offer Toll free or Local numbers in the United Arab Emirates.

RealPBX

Toll free number pricing plans start at $129 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 100 calling minutes.
  • Average Landline Forwarding Rate: Not disclosed
  • Additional Inbound Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.285 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: $209
  • Standard Features

Local number no available in the UAE

United Kingdom

United Kingdom Bronze plans start at $8 subscription per user per month and an additional $7 per month for a toll free number.  Incoming calls are charged at an additional $0.61per minutes and Outbound calls at $0.02 per minute.

Additional plan options include:

Silver

  • Subscription per user per month: $15
  • One standard free number per user.
  • 800 minutes Incoming calls through CallHippo web or mobile app
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.061 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.02 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.02 per minute.

Platinum

  • Subscription per user per month: $35
  • One standard free number per user.
  • 1500 minutes Incoming calls through CallHippo web or mobile app
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.061 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.02 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.02 per minute

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CallHippo Alternatives

M800

Toll free number pricing plans start at $19 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 110 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.181 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Local number pricing plans start at $19 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 260 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Local: $0.077 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

RealPBX

Toll free number pricing plans start at $15 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 150 calling minutes.
  • Call forwarded to India or UK mobile charged twice the minute
  • Additional Inbound Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.09 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Local number pricing plans start at $16 per number monthly

  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

United States

United Kingdom Bronze plans start at $8 subscription per user per month and an additional $6 per month for a toll free number.  Incoming calls are charged at an additional $0.2 per minutes and Outbound calls at $0.01 per minute.

Additional plan options include:

Silver

  • Subscription per user per month: $15
  • One standard free number per user.
  • Free incoming minutes do not apply to the United States
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.02 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.01 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.01 per minute.

Platinum

  • Subscription per user per month: $35
  • One standard free number per user.
  • Free incoming minutes do not apply to the United States
  • Incoming calls forwarded to another number are charged at $0.02 per minute.
  • Call Forwarding $0.01 per minute
  • Unlimited incoming and 50 outgoing SMS messages
  • Outbound Calling $0.01 per minute

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CallHippo Alternatives

M800

Toll free number pricing plans start at $9 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 105 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.09 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Local number pricing plans start at $19 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 260 calling minutes per month
  • Additional Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.08 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

RealPBX

Toll free number pricing plans start at $9 a month; this standard plan includes

  • 135 calling minutes.
  • Calls forwarded to India / USA Mobile charged twice the minute
  • Additional Inbound Minute Costs:  Toll free: $0.039 per minute.
  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

Local number pricing plans start at $12 per number monthly

  • Setup Fees: None
  • Standard Features

How to Choose the Right Provider for You?

When comparing providers it's important to first establish what you are looking for and what you get from your number and service provider.  Key factors to consider include:

  • Monthly Subscription Fees
  • Additional costs (inbound rates, forwarding rate, add-on fees)
  • Included features and add-ons options
  • Number coverage and availability
  • Call quality
  • Technical support and restrictions

As you weigh your options, we hope this list proved useful to you. If we didn’t provide all the information you were looking for, please leave us feedback so we can update our pricing overviews in the future!

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