Ready for FreePBX Now?

The official FreePBX Distro offers the easiest way possible to install and configure an Asterisk-based open source phone system on a server or virtual environment. If you’re ready to experience the freedom of open source communications, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download the ISO file and burn to a CD or DVD.
  2. In its BIOS menu, configure the computer that will serve as your FreePBX server to boot from a CD or DVD. 
  3. Insert the CD or DVD into the computer and turn it on.
  4. Follow the FreePBX system prompts as it installs and restarts the computer.
  5. After installation is complete, enter the IP address of the new PBX into a web browser on the same network. This will allow you to create the admin username and password.
  6. Configure your new IP PBX!
For more guidance, check out the FreePBX wiki! Handy guides from the community like “Installing FreePBX with the Official Distro” are full of helpful information.
FreePBX Tango on a computer

Why FreePBX?


FreePBX comes with zero restrictions on integrated features, such as the number of extensions, users, queues and IVRs you wish to create.


FreePBX is tested and maintained by Sangoma’s Quality Assurance and development teams.


FreePBX is compatible with the majority of the commercially available virtual machines and hardware.


The FreePBX GUI makes it easy to utilize features, such as extension creation, IVR rules, restore & backup, system updates, and more.


Based on open standards, FreePBX is compatible with most commercially available hardware and endpoints.

Language Support

As the most well-known open source IP PBX in the world, FreePBX enables users to choose local language support for each endpoint device.

FreePBX - All the Built-in Features

Users can enjoy an unparalleled array of features that are built right into the FreePBX source code.

Customize Your IP PBX with Modules

FreePBX is tightly integrated with an online marketplace store offering add-on features to enhance functionality and help scale your FreePBX deployment. The add-ons include functionality like:

  • Desktop and mobile softphone clients
  • CRM integration
  • 3rd Party phone support
  • Call Center features
  • And much more! 

Modules and add-ons purchased in the store will automatically install onto your FreePBX system and can be applied system-wide, across all users.

Tango Picking modules

Complete your FreePBX Solution with Sangoma

FreePBX Phone Service

SIPStation SIP trunking service is Sangoma’s own phone service built into every FreePBX system. With full auto-provisioning,  you don’t need to be an expert! Sign up for a free trial directly from the FreePBX Admin GUI.

Fully Supported FreePBX

PBXact is the commercially supported FreePBX-based IP PBX from Sangoma. For those needing additional functionality, PBXact can be more cost effective than buying several add-ons.

FreePBX Tango on a computer

IP Phones

Need IP Phones designed for FreePBX? Check out the P-Series phones with quick provisioning. They feature plug-and-play configuration and a robust suite of Phone Apps.

Turnkey FreePBX Systems

Sangoma offers a complete line of certified FreePBX appliances with options for add-on modules and built-in telephony cards for analog or T1/E1 connectivity.

Scroll to Top