The "Free" Stands for Freedom

FreePBX is a web-based open source GUI (graphical user interface) that controls and manages Asterisk (PBX), an open source communication server. FreePBX is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL), an open source license. FreePBX can be installed manually or as part of the pre-configured FreePBX Distro that includes the system OS, Asterisk, FreePBX GUI and assorted dependencies.

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Welcome to FreePBX!

With over 1 MILLION production systems worldwide and 20,000 new systems installed monthly, the FreePBX community continues to out-perform the industry's commercial efforts. The FreePBX ecosystem has developed over the past decade to be the most widely deployed open source PBX platform in use across the world. The openness of the project allows users, resellers, enthusiasts and Partners to utilize the FreePBX EcoSystem to build robust communications solutions that are powerful but at the same time easy to implement and support. Sangoma is proud to be the sponsor of FreePBX project. If you are new to FreePBX you can get started quickly by downloading and installing the FreePBX Distro. The FreePBX Distro is an all in one platform that installs everything you need to build a phone system. Once You have a basic PBX in place you can add commercial modules to add advanced features to an already feature rich base install of FreePBX.

As an open source GPL, web-based PBX solution, FreePBX is easy to customize and adapt to your changing needs. FreePBX can run in the cloud or on-site, and is currently being used to manage communications of all sizes and types of environments from small one person SOHO (Small Home, Small Office) businesses, to multi-location corporations and call centers. The FreePBX ecosystem provides you with the freedom and flexibility to custom design business communications around your needs.
With SIPStation unlimited SIP Trunks you can be making calls in just a few minutes. SIPStation sip trunks provide telephony services using your high-speed internet connection, eliminating the need for traditional phone service. No contracts, no fuss. Our services are integrated into every FreePBX system with the SIPStation module for easy setup and management.
The FreePBX appliance is a purpose built, high performance PBX solution. Designed and rigorously tested for optimal performance this is the only officially supported hardware solution for FreePBX. The appliance comes pre-loaded with the FreePBX Distro and includes 60 FreePBX support credits!

FreePBX Commercial Modules are add-ons that enhance the already feature rich base install of FreePBX! These modules are not Open Source GPL and are only designed to work with CentOS or RHEL systems. The FreePBX Distro is already preconfigured to work with these modules. For custom installations please see: Install Commercial Modules on CentOS and RHEL based systems


The reseller program's primary purpose is to recognize excellence in the deployment of FreePBX or PBXact systems and to ensure proper training, superior quality/stability and peace of mind to resellers and end users alike. This program will help train, educate and close more sales.