Hosted PBX Conference Bridge - specs and info


Host Controls

The following options are available to the Host at anytime during a conference call. 

Host Control Description
#0 Access recorded help, participant count, time remaining in conference
#1 Extend conference by 15 minutes during conference (applies to Scheduled conferences only)
#2 Reserve an additional inbound line during the conf. (applies to Scheduled conferences only)
#4 Mute/Unmute all lines except the host
#5 Lock/Unlock the conference (controls whether additional participants can join the conference)
#6 Participant Count
#73 Terminate conference immediately
#81 Enter an optional conference account code for the conference (which will appear in the call record)
#9 Dial out to add another participant to conference
*1 Mute/Unmute my line only (applies to host and guest speakers only)
*2 Enable/Disable entry/exit tones on my line only


Guest Controls

The following options are available to the guests at anytime during the conference call. 

Guest Control Description
#0 Recorded help
*1 Mute/Unmute my line only (applies to host and guest speakers only)
*2 Enable/Disable entry/exit tones on my line only


To place an outbound call during a conference:

  1. While in the conference, touch #9
  2. Enter the phone number of the person you wish to add
  3. Wait for the new party to answer, then touch #9 again to return to the conference with the new party

Note: If you wish to drop the new call, then press ## to return to the conference without the new party.


Terminate Conference

The Host may immediately terminate a conference by touching #73. When the host terminates the conference, all parties hear an announcement indicating that the conference is ending now, and then all lines in the conference are dropped. This feature can be used by the host as desired to ensure that participants will not continue to speak after the host leaves, eliminating any additional costs on the conference.


Conferencing Number Specifications

Following are important specifications for your new Conferencing Number. 

Feature Specification
Scheduled (Reserved) conferencing Up to 150 participants
Reservationless conferencing Up to 75 participants
Max. Scheduled conferences per number 30 scheduled conferences
Max. Reservationless Conferences per number 5 Reservationless Conferences
Scheduled conferencing start date Up to 1 year in advance
Scheduled conferencing maximum duration 8 hours
Early arrival 10 minutes
Entry/Exit notification beeps On as a default