Latest News, Announcements and Holiday Hours from FreePBX- December 2013

Keep reading to learn about our holiday hours, events we will be attending in the next couple of months as well as a great $100 off promotion for our popular Fax Pro FreePBX module, various FreePBX Ecosystem updates….and more!

FreePBX Announcements

  • FreePBX Support/Schmooze Com Holiday Hours.  In order to allow Schmooze Com employees some time with their families during this holiday period our offices will be closed Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day.  Support Customers with Platinum Peace of Mind Plans can still contact us for support for system outages.  Our SIPStation emergency staff will still be on duty 24/7 monitoring the equipment and service during this period.

  • Fax Pro FreePBX Commercial Module adds new features: email notifications, and automatic fax retries upon failure. We have also reduced the price to $150 until the end of the year! (NO PROMO CODE NEEDED!) Fax Pro is a reliable, robust inbound/outbound faxing server that integrates directly with FreePBX.
  • New Certified Hardware selections from Aastra, Algo, Cyberdata, Digium, Algo, Sangoma and Yealink are available in the Portal Store. As always buying phones, gateways, PSTN hardware and other VoIP gear from us helps support development of the FreePBX Project.



  • Login/Logout App added to FreePBX Phone Apps in addition to the existing Parking, Follow Me, Conference and DND apps, we have added a new Login/Logout App, which allows users to log out their Digium, Aastra, and Yealink phones, and log in as a different user/extension. 
  • High Availability FreePBX, or HA, recently entered it’s final release from BETA 2, in BETA 2 we added additional stability, support for fencing, and Digium Fail-over appliances. Learn more about HA FreePBX here.

  • has recently provided co-location and bandwidth for our FreePBX ISO downloads.  Umbra graciously provides us with the huge amount of bandwidth we use daily to serve gigabytes of content to FreePBX users. 

Upcoming Events

  • Get out of the cold, and join us in Florida for the next FreePBX Training Session January 13-16, 2014. Training not only gives you the knowledge you need to build and support FreePBX platforms, but also a certification that allows you discounted purchases on Software and Hardware in the FreePBX Store.


  • FreePBX/Schmooze Com are Platinum Sponsors of this years Asterisk World 2014 at ITEXPO, January 28th-31st in Miami Beach, Florida (seems to be a pattern here with scheduling events in Florida during the Winter.)

Asterisk World 2014

  • The FreePBX Exhibit will display over 250 devices from over 20 different manufacturers, live on display, and all auto provisioned by our End Point Manager.
  • Presentations on the history and our plans for the FreePBX Project for 2014 and beyond.
  • Live demonstrations of the new FreePBX phone apps for Digium, Aastra and Yealink phones.
  • API. Our RESTapps add advanced functionality across Aastra, Digium and Yealink phones. Including Parking…
  • Learn about our exciting FreePBX reseller program, that includes discounts on Hardware and Software purchases, and certified training.

Channel Partners Telecom Conference & Expo

On behalf of the FreePBX/Schmooze Com team, we would like to wish you a happy holiday.

Best Regards,


Preston McNair, VP of Sales and Marketing, FreePBX/Schmooze Com Inc 


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Copyright © 2013, Schmooze Com Inc FreePBX is a Registered Trademark of Schmooze Com Inc All Rights Reserved.

FLOSS Weekly: Episode 276: FreePBX

The FreePBX Project was highlighted this week on TWIT TV’s FLOSS Weekly.

FLOSS is all about Free Libre Open Source Software. The show is hosted weekly by Randal Schwartz and a rotating panel of co-host as they talk with the most interesting and important people in the Open Source and Free Software community. During this episode Tony Lewis and Andrew Nagy from FreePBX/Schmooze Com join in to discuss FreePBX.

FreePBX Certification Training, in Florida, in January, On Sale until Dec 16th!

Curt Teiche & Co Public Domain Archive

With winter weather on it’s way, it’s time to schedule that “work” trip for Naples, Florida in January!

FreePBX Certification Training  Early Bird Pricing – Double discount until December 16th!

Seminar Only – $1,695   regular price $2,295 (offer ends December 16th, 2013).

Seminar and Demo Kit – $2,580   regular price $2,999 (Demo kit includes FreePBX Commercial Module Licenses!)

Cyber Monday 50% off FreePBX Commercial Modules 1 Day Promotion

Cyber Monday Special

Cyber Monday 50% off FreePBX Commercial Modules Promotion

On Monday December 2nd, 2013 use the promo code “CYBERMONDAY” to receive an instant 50% discount on any FreePBX Commercial Module that retails for $50 or more.

FreePBX Commercial modules are add-ons that enhance and add additional funtionality to the already powerful FreePBX Platform.

Web CallBack $50   $25 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
The Web Callback module allows you to easily add an HTML call me box to your website. Visitors simply put their phone number in to be connected with you, or a specific destination.

Outbound Call Limiting $195   $97.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
The Outbound Call Limiting module allows you to place restrictions on how many times a number is called during a certain time period on a per outbound route basis.

Caller ID Management $65   $32.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater 
The CallerID Management module is a unique way to modify the caller ID that is outpulsed on the fly. By utilizing a simple feature code you can change your caller ID for one call or all calls.

Paging Pro $95   $47.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
Page Pro adds to the existing Paging module in FreePBX to include the ability to hook outbound routes to a page group, Valet Style Paging (Airport Style) and Prepend Recordings to any page group to be played before the pager can speak.

VM Notify $75   $37.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
This module allows an individual or a group to be notified and optionally accept responsibility for a voicemail. Additionally notifications can be sent out when someone claims responsibility for the voicemail.

Fax Pro $250   $125.00 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
The Fax Pro module is a reliable, robust inbound/outbound faxing server. You simply enable faxing for any user on the system; then you point a phone number to specific fax user and let us answer the fax call.

Call Recording Reports $125   $62.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
Tired of searching the system Call Detail Records for call recordings? Running out of storage on your system due to required archiving of call recordings? With the Call Recording Report Module you can View, Sort, Listen, Archive and download all recorded calls on your system.

Directory Pro $295   $147.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
The Directory Pro module is an extension to the existing directory found in FreePBX. The directory module is used to create personnel directories. You can then use the directory in conjunction with other modules like the IVR that allow users to press 1 for the directory and than are prompted to start entering or saying the parties name.

QXact $795   $397.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
If you use ACD/Queues you need Q-Xact to help you make the most of your time! With Q-Xact you are given insight into each and every one of your queues. Q-Xact gives you full control over what data is displayed for each type of report and allows you to build custom templates for quick reporting. Each report type such as “All Call Distribution by Queue” has a list of columns that can be checked and unchecked for on the fly view customization.

Xact Dialer $795   $397.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
Does your company do outbound dialing? Would you like to automate the process? If so Broadcast is for you. Simply Start a Campaign and choose where your calls will be routed to. It even gives you the option to route calls based on whether they are answered by a person or an answering machine. To make it even easier, you can also choose to get reports on your campaign daily or after the campaign completes. Stop dialing each individual number and contact a Sales Representative today to see how you can benefit from Broadcast!

IVR Pro $295   $147.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
The IVR Pro Module for FreePBX is an advanced module that acts as an extension to the existing IVR module. The extended capabilities allow you to empower your IVR’s with speech recognition. The configuration options include advanced failover capabilities to handle unknown input and timeout situations. The failover capabilities are fully customizable and can be used in conjunction with DTMF input as required.

Appointment Reminder $795   $397.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
Appointment Reminder module for FreePBX Distrois a unique way to automate appointment confirmations, cancellations and reschedules. By simply specifing numbers and names to be called PBXact will automatically call at specified times and allow recipients to confirm, cancel and reschedule appointments.

Parking Pro $125  $62.50 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
Park Pro adds the ability to add multiple parking lots within FreePBX, useful for companies running multiple locations off the same server, or companies that need multiple parking lots or have many internal departments.

VQ Plus $350   $175.00 FreePBX 2.10 or greater
Virtual Queue Plus expands the options available in the PBX queues and allows you to assign dynamic queue penalty rules to escalate calls based on the length of hold time. VQ Plus also allows you to create Virtual Queues to manage queue behavior and expand and customize caller destinations for callers routed through the virtual queues.

High Availability Disaster Recovery $1500   $750.00 FreePBX 2.11or greater
FreePBX High Availability or “FreePBX HA” was created to fill a need for organizations that have a low tolerance for downtime in the event of system failures and outages. Traditional Backup solutions for FreePBX include onsite or offsite backups and warm spares, both solutions are adequate, but when days, hours or even minutes of downtime are not ideal FreePBX HA is now available.

The FreePBX Portal is your one stop spot to purchase all add ons for your FreePBX system inlcuding Commercial Modules. Sign up for a Free Portal Account, for instructions on how to sign up click here. Before you can purchase commercial modules for your FreePBX system you need to register your FreePBX system with the FreePBX License servers.



Preston McNair, VP of Sales and Marketing, FreePBX/Schmooze Com Inc 


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