What’s the problem with conference calling?

Conference calling is convenient and cost effective way to conduct meetings and keep colleagues in the loop when it’s impossible, or at least impractical, to get everyone in the same room at once.

You can set up a conference call with up to 100 people in just three simple steps:

  • Choose a date/time of your conference call.
  • Send all participants an invitation with your PIN, date/time and dial-in number(s).
  • At the agreed time, all participants dial in and enter your PIN to join your conference call.

And setting up an international conference call is as easy as organizing an local teleconference. You can invite participants from any country you wish, and ConferenceCall.co.uk provides dial-in numbers across 72 countries, more than any other conference call provider in the UK.

The trouble with conference calling

There are some elements of the conference call we could all do without – the awkward introductions, the even more awkward interruptions, the person who keeps dropping the line, the line with all the background noise, and the one who always forgets they’re on mute.

And then there’s the guy who sits through the whole conference. Without. Saying. A. Word.

All of these nuances and annoyances have been captured perfectly in this short funny from comedy duo Tripp and Tyler – well worth watching if you’ve ever been on a conference call…

Thankfully, there are ways to avoid all these conference call catastrophes, check out our three top tips for conference call etiquette.

And if you liked that Tripp and Tyler, check out Things You CAN’T Do When You’re NOT a Dog.

What to do if you have a problem with your conference call

In the unlikely event that you have a problem with your conference call, or any part of our service, our customer support team is on hand 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week. Give the team a call on:

  • Freephone – 0800 151 0065
  • From mobiles – 0207 100 1380