Managed 3CX Phone System Standard Subscription
Managed by Cloud One
Terms and Conditions
Prices are exclusive of tax
Managed 3CX Phone System - Standard Edition
Starting with 12 Extensions / 4 Simultaneous calls
Pay as you Go Cloud One SIP Trunk with no rental fee & no expiry talk time
Cloud One 020790XXXX Phone Number
Hosted in Cloud One's Kenyan Tier 3 Data Centre
Managed by Cloud One
8x5 Phone or Remote Support
24x7 Email & Emergency Phone Support
iOS / Android / Windows / Mac App
Installation Fee Waived
Pro rata Billing on the 1st day of the billing cycle
1 Year Minimum Contract
1 Month refundable deposit required for monthly & quarterly billing cycle
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
All-inclusive 3CX Phone System Standard features
Core PBX Features
Extension Limited to Host Capacity
Choose own SIP Trunk
Intercom / Paging / PA Announcements
Call Parking / Pickup
Busy Lamp Field (BLF)
Real Time System Status
Inbuilt SBC to deploy offsite phones
Easy Backup and Restore
VMware / Hyper-V / KVM
Auto Attendant / Digital Receptionist
Integrated Fax Server
IP phone provisioning in network / cloud
Plug & Play Phone Provisioning
Apps: Windows and Web Client, iOS, Android
Contact Center Features
Click2Call / Click2Meet
Additional 3CX Phone System Standard Details can be phone at the 3CX Website
Yes , You can call out using the bundled Pay as You Go SIP Trunk by purchasing Talk Time Top Up to enable outbound calling
Managed 3CX Phone System Standard Subscription is preloaded with talk time worth Ksh 1,500 monthly, Ksh 4,500 quarterly and Ksh 18,000 annually depending on your preferred billing cycle.
Outbound call rates are available from our Pay as you Go calling rate page.
Inbound calls to your Cloud One Phone Number +25420790XXXX from all networks are free of charge
Yes, Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription is bundled with a Cloud One Pay as You Go SIP Trunk & Cloud One Phone Number +25420790XXXX. You are required to complete the Service Application Form in duplicate in order to comply with The Kenya Communications Act 2010 Number Registration Regulation which states that a person or entity who intends to register a number shall provide the following particulars to the telecommunications operator or its agent.
Business KYC Documents
Copy of the Company PIN Number
Copy of the Certificate of Registration of Incorporation or Business Registration Certificate
Copy of CR12 Form with 3 months validity
Copy of a valid national identity card, passport or alien card of the company's authorised contact (CEO or MD)
Download & complete the Managed 3CX Standard Phone System Service Application Form
Yes , Internet connection is required to use the Managed 3CX Standard Phone System which is a cloud based service.
3CX Client App is used to connect to 3CX Standard Phone System with 3G or 4G android or IOS mobile phone, Windows or Mac desktop or laptop
Start our test below to see if your connection meets recommended VoIP network requirements.
Cloud One provides a bundled Pay as You Go SIP trunk with the Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription, however If you prefer to connect your own telephone lines using a VoIP gateway. This requires a 3rd party SIP Trunk configuration on your Managed 3CX Phone system.
Installation of 3rd Party SIP Trunk is a chargeable service.
Maintenance for 3rd Party SIP trunks for Managed 3CX Phone System subscription is a chargeable service. Customers who opt out 3rd party SIP Trunk Maintenance will be charged as per ticket per issue issue basis for any support regarding their preferred SIP trunks or VoIP Gateway
Our Interconnection site for customers who prefer their own operators that require a network interface port to connect a SIP trunk for Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription is at Africa Data Centre on Mombasa Road , Nairobi
It is mandatory for customer site to have a ISP connection with a static public IP or dynamic DNS.
Yes , Customer is responsible for your voice optimised firewall & QOS configuration at customer site as per the router or firewall vendor recommendations
The following recommendations are guidelines for your router or firewall for 3CX Phone System
To ensure quality of service - Prioritise voice packets (SIP, Tunnel & RTP Ports) & reserve 128 kbps for each user to your 3CX Phone System FQDN host i.e customer.3cx.co.uk
Whitelist the 3CX host on your firewall
Disable SIP ALG on your firewall
Multiple ISP Connections should be configured correctly to handle VoIP connectivity
Use Failover instead of load balancing to connect to your 3CX host
Use Manual outbound NAT
Firewall should be in conservative mode to preserve VoIP session states
If you are connecting your telephone lines using a VoIP Gateway at your premise. you will also need to do the following:
This setup requires a static IP from your ISP or subscribe to a Dynamic DNS Service for all your ISP connections
Configure SIP & RTP port forwarding & inbound NAT for each ISP connection from your 3CX host to VoIP Gateway Local IP
It is Mandatory to inform Cloud One everytime on your new or change of ISP static public IP or DDNS hostname for whitelisting on Cloud One's Central firewall & 3CX Phone System host. Failure to inform Cloud One may result in your connection getting blacklisted on our network & service becoming unavailable.
To ensure quality of service for your telephone lines - Prioritise voice packets (Both SIP & RTP) & reserve 128 kbps for each line to your 3CX host ---VoIP Gateway Local IP & VoIP Gateway Local IP -- 3CX host
If you are using a VoIP GSM Gateway, ensure it is installed where there is maximum signal reception from the mobile operator. Bad signal reception will result in bad quality telephone line connections. You can improve signal reception by installing an external GSM antenna for for GSM line
Cloud One Managed 3rd Party SIP Trunk Support or paid support tickets requires the below configuration on your firewall
Whitelist Cloud One Remote Management Host on your firewall.
Configure remote management port forwarding for each ISP connection from Cloud One Remote Management Host to VoIP Gateway Local IP
There are instances where you do not have access to your firewall
ISP is managing your firewall
You have a managed firewall service from a 3rd party
Lost admin access to your firewall
Contact your ISP , managed firewall service provider or firewall vendor for assistance
If you are unable to configure your firewall with the above guidelines then your voice connection will not be optimised & voice quality affected
Firewall configuration service is a chargeable support service & will be quoted separately depending on the firewall. We will require admin access to the firewall
Managed 3CX Phone System is 100% virtual phone system. No hardware to maintain. No upfront hardware cost. You don’t even need deskphones to get started. You can use the free mobile & desktop apps instead
If you require deskphones , We recommend Yealink SIP Phones
3CX Phone System works with most SIP-based phones. With the Auto Provisioning feature, you can even bulk-configure IP phones from Yealink, Fanvil, Snom, Grandstream, and more.
Installation of SIP Phones is a chargeable service
User training is available free of charge online using user guides & training videos
Managed 3CX Phone System subscription includes 8x5 Phone & Remote Support & 24x7 Email & Emergency Phone Support. We manage it your you therefore administrator training is not required by you.
Administrator training is available free of charge online at 3CX Academy
It is only possible to integrate Zoho CRM, and other 3rd-party platforms with 3CX Phone System Pro Edition and not 3CX Phone System Standard
Integration of 3CX Phone System Pro to Zoho CRM & other 3rd party systems is a chargeable service as each integration is unique and quoted accordingly
Integration of Microsoft Teams is only possible with 3CX Phone System Enterprise Edition
The following addons are available for Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription :
Talk Time Top Up to enable outbound calling on Cloud One SIP Trunks after exhausting your preloaded talk time
Cloud One Additional Phone Numbers Numbers to enable direct inward dialing to your extensions ( direct line)
Cloud One Toll Free SIP Trunk subscription to enable your customers call you for free. Calls are billed to the Called
Yealink SIP Phones for connecting extensions to on-premise based desk phones
Yeastar VoIP Gateways to connect your existing on-premise based telephone lines to Managed 3CX Phone System Standard
Premium Support for out of scope work
Managed 3CX Phone System subscription is configured with 1 Simultaneous call for every 3 extensions
12 user Managed 3CX Phone System subscription will have 4 simultaneous calls capacity , including internal and external calls.
Terms & conditions of free trial for testing Managed 3CX Phone System
Trial expires in 15 Days or exhaustion of free Ksh 300 talk time (whichever comes first)
Only 1 trial per customer
Maximum 5 Trial Extensions
Each of the 5 users will receive a user configuration welcome email from Managed 3CX Phone System for 3CX OS / Android / Windows / Mac App extension configuration.
Upon completion of the trial
Customer will delete all Managed 3CX Phone System iOS / Android / Windows / Mac Apps from their devices in the event the customer does not upgrade to a paid Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription to avoid blacklisting
Customer can order a paid version and follow the ordering process for a new Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription
Cloud One assigned Demo +25420790XXXX Phone Number can not be assigned to customer after the trial. You will select a new unassigned Cloud One number for your paid Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription.
You can sign up for a free trial of Managed 3CX Phone System by completing the proof of concept form
No need to worry… Cloud One does not believe in hidden fee’s or overage charges so you will never see any on your invoice.
Cloud One generates invoices on the first of the month. Once an invoice is generated we will email it to the address on file as a PDF attachment. If you pay via credit card, Cloudone will automatically charge your card on the 1st. If you would like to pay with Paypal you will need to process the payment manually each month or setup a Paypal Subscription. Once the invoice is paid another email will be sent with a receipt stating the invoice has been paid.
The first invoice will also include a pro rata billing to align billing cycle to the 1st of the month.
if you start the subscription on 20th of the month , your first invoice will having a pro rata billing of 10 days till the end of the month + the next billing cycle subscription
Cloud One Managed 3CX Phone System is provisioned as below
Order is placed & paid
It passes our fraud screening
Invoice is issued
We will request you to advise us on your users details using our helpdesk system.
We will setup the 3CX Phone System users, Cloud One Pay as you Go SIP Trunk and you will have your Managed 3CX Phone System User instructions emailed to you within 1-2 business hours.
Testing and commissioning of Managed 3CX Phone System instance & Cloud One Pay as You Go SIP Trunk will be our responsibility
You can upgrade the host resources on your subscription by creating a new upgrade resources related helpdesk ticket
We will send you a quotation for additional resources
You can upgrade your Cloud One Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription by creating a new helpdesk ticket with your requested users or simultaneous calls capacity
The new subscription will be effected immediately.
You can even cross upgrade from Cloud One Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription to Cloud One Managed 3CX Phone System Pro subscription anytime
You can downgrade your Cloud One Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription anytime by creating a new helpdesk ticket with your requested users or simultaneous calls capacity
It is possible to downgrade your Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription anytime by paying pro rata waived installation charges & pro rata 3CX license fees & pro rata VM hosting fees
The new subscription rate will be effected in the next billing cycle.
Downgrading from Cloud One Managed 3CX Standard subscription to Self Managed 3CX is possible by paying the waived installation charges, 3CX license fees, ordering a new Self Managed VM & Pay as you Go SIP Trunk subscription
Your Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription will be suspended on the due date of the invoice
It can be reactivate by paying a re-connection fee of Ksh 1,000 and all outstanding charges within 30 days by creating a new billing related helpdesk ticket
After the suspension of your account for 30 days, we will reserve the right to deactivate and recycle the recycle the Managed 3CX Phone System Standard subscription and make it available for sale to another customer, without further liability to you.
You will still be liable for all outstanding charges
All Managed Hosted 3CX Phone System Standard Subscription Plans include the following:
1 Gbps unlimited traffic in Kenya
1 TB International Data Transfer
3CX Debian OS
Cloud One Managed Centralised SIP & WebRTC Optimised Firewall Service
Cloud One Public IP
Daily Configuration Backups
Updates & Upgrades
* VM Sizing is based on standard usage & best practices. Use of additional features may require VM upgrade at an additional cost
* 1 TB International data transfer is available as per our fair use policy. we reserve the right to charge additional data transfer fees for abuse of this fair use policy
* Voicemail – Every 60 seconds of recorded audio is approximately 1MB. Remember this into consideration when choosing hard disk size. Logging – Verbose logging consumes disk space. On a busy system the logs folder can consume up to 1GB per day. Every 5000 calls in full verbosity consume 2GB of HDD space.
* As a rule of thumb, 1 simultaneous call (SC) per 3-4 extensions is sufficient, i.e. a company with 50 extensions would need a 16 simultaneous calls (SC) capacity. Call waiting on queues requires additional simultaneous call (SC). You can upgrade your subscription at any point in time by just paying the difference for the remaining period
* On-premise Managed 3CX Phone System is provided by Cloud One at the same subscription cost
* On-premise Managed 3CX Session Border Controller is provided by Cloud One at an additional subscription cost
We are certified Yeastar, 3CX, Yealink & D-Link distribution partner in the Kenya with advanced engineers trained to the highest standards, recognised for our successful installation and management of telephony solutions.
We have over 15+ years of knowledge and experience in IP Telephony & will find a solution to suit your business needs.
We operate in a Kenya based Tier-3 Data Centre to reduce latency & jitter issues
We operate our own Autonomous System (AS328302) Public IP Network
We manage our own hyper cloud services using Dell XC Cloud Servers.
We are licensed & regulated by the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA).
We are directly interconnected with all telecommunications operators in Kenya with our own CA assigned number range of +25420790XXXX & Toll Free range of 0800000XXX
We are interconnected with major international operators to enable global reachability of our network
No, This is illegal & is known as SIM boxing in Kenya
Cloud One Limited is a licensed & regulated Telecommunications Service Provider by the Communications Authority of Kenya
Section 24 of the Kenya Information and Communications Act, 1998, as amended, provides that anyone operating an illegal communications system commits an offense and is liable to a fine of one million shillings or to imprisonment of five years or both.
Any suspicious telecommunications operations being undertaken without due consideration of the provisions of the law & after our investigations, we will suspend the service and all calls made will be charged at US$ 0.32 per minute to the authorised subscriber of the Cloud One Service for terminating international calls. We will report the activity & entities carrying out illegal activities with regards to international telephone traffic termination to CA & Kenya Police and relevant players in the telecommunications sector
Customers with no legal entity in Kenya can use our SIP Trunk for international customer subscription to terminate calls into Kenya. The rates are not the same as our local rates, but we use a legal route for this call termination. Outbound call rates are available from our Calling Rates for International Customers page.
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