Commander has partnered with FreeConferenceCall.com, the most recognized conferencing and collaboration brand on the planet, to let you host or join conference calls with up to 1,000 participants from anywhere in the world.
Connect with a high-quality HD audio conference that includes recording with playback, web controls, calendar integrations and more.
Collaborate online with screen sharing and video conference. Easily record and share through the FreeConferenceCall.com desktop application.
With local in-country dial-in numbers in 78 countries and counting, global audio and web conferencing has never been easier.
What is this service from Commander and FreeConferenceCall.com and how does it work?
This conferencing service from Commander and FreeConferenceCall.com is a free conference calling service that can be used with any telephone. It lets you connect with multiple people around the world at no cost by dialing a local number in your country and using the access code to talk to all participants invited to the conference call.
What can I use this service from Commander and FreeConferenceCall.com for?
This service is great for personal, business and community needs. For example, family conversations, sales meetings and community board meetings.
What is the difference between FreeConferenceCall.com and Skype?
The difference between FreeConferenceCall.com and Skype is that everyone on the call must have internet access to use Skype and with FreeConferenceCall.com you can use any telephone in any location. Skype limits the number of callers that can be on the same line and FreeConferenceCall.com lets you have up to 1,000 at one time.
How is this service from Commander and FreeConferenceCall.com free?
The service from Commander and FreeConferenceCall.com is offered at no charge to you and doesn't even require a credit card for billing. Only regular carrier rates charged by your phone provider apply. Please check with your phone provider for those rates.
Is this a free trial or limited time offer?
No, Commander intends to offer this service on an ongoing basis. It is always free, and your account never expires.
How do I set up a free conference call?
To set up a call, notify participants of the date and time of the free conference call and provide them with the conference dial-in number for their country and access code (located on your account confirmation upon registration). At the scheduled time of the conference call, everyone dials in and, once connected, the conference call begins.
Do I need to contact Commander to reserve a time for the conference call?
No, there are no reservations required for this service, and it is available 24/7.
You can upload or record a custom greeting that will play when callers join. To change the greeting, scroll down to the Custom Greeting block and click the radio button for Custom Greeting. Click Upload and choose an audio file from your computer. Click Save at the bottom of the page. Click Play to hear the file you uploaded.
If you need to make a file to upload, start a meeting using your dial-in number and create a short recording. Go to your Meeting Wall, click History & Recordings and download the file to your computer. The service supports .mp3 and .wav file formats.
How many participants can be in a single conference call?
A maximum of 1,000 participants can join a conference at one time. There are no conferencing minimums.
Can international callers participate?
Yes, FreeConferenceCall.com is a global service and can be used from anywhere in the world. Participants use a local in-country dial-in number to connect to the call. The list of countries with local dial-in numbers is growing all the time, so if the country you are in doesn't have a dial-in number, we are working hard to have one available soon.
Is there a limit on the length of a conference call?
Each conference call cannot last longer than six hours, including recording, but there is no limit on how many calls you can have each day, month or year.
Can I record my conference calls?
Yes, you can record conference calls. For more information, see the instructions provided when you registered for your account. After a recording of the conference call is made, log in to your account to listen, download or share the files.
Will I receive a Call Detail Report?
Yes, Call Detail Reports are sent by email to the host after every meeting takes place. The report includes participant information such as time spent on each call and other meeting details.