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The best business phone system for Houston

Looking for a business phone system for your Houston-based company? Dialpad's platform lets you make phone calls, have video meetings, send SMS/MMS and instant messages, and more—all from a beautiful, intuitively designed desktop or mobile app. Try it for free!

If you're looking for a Houston business phone system, a cloud communications platform using VoIP (voice over internet protocol) technology will give you the ultimate flexibility. You'll be able to take calls, have video meetings, and get real-time analytics from anywhere.

Features to look for in a Houston phone system

If you’re looking for a business phone system in Houston, Texas, then beyond the usual business communications features like call forwarding and routing, you also need to make sure it’s a reliable communication solution.

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Truly unified communications

With a business telephone system, you can only make phone calls. But what if you want to text a client? Or need video conferencing? With Dialpad's unified communications solution, you can get all three, in one place. (It works on IP phones too.) No need to toggle between apps or windows, no need to pay for multiple disparate tools.

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Keep your phone numbers

There’s also no need to start over with a brand new phone number when you switch to VoIP services. Dialpad will help you port your existing telephone number from your current service provider, including toll-free numbers, for free in the US.

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Get set-up in minutes

With Dialpad, you can add phone lines, create ring groups, and set your business hours right from your online dashboard—in minutes—without bugging your IT team. It's one of the biggest perks of having a cloud solution, and you can't do that with a PBX phone system (which takes days or weeks to do something similar).

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A fully integrated contact center if you need it

Dialpad’s contact center platform is integrated right into the phone system app, letting your agents and supervisors run a call center right from their laptops or cell phones. If your Houston-based business is getting a ton of calls or messages on a daily basis, this is something to look into.

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Simple call forwarding

With a cloud business telephone system, you can easily forward calls to colleagues or your mobile devices when you’re away from your office phone system with zero business disruption. With call forwarding functionality, you'll never have to miss a call again. Dialpad lets you set up a maximum of five call forwarding phone numbers (including landline and mobile numbers)—and forward voicemails too.

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Enterprise-grade security

All communications are sensitive, and business communications are no exception. That’s why Dialpad comes with robust security and can help organizations stay GDPR and HIPAA-compliant, along with in-meeting controls like the ability to mute or remove participants, block screen sharing, and more.

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Visual voicemail

Dialpad's visual voicemail features can transcribe voicemails, which means you can read them instead of listening to each one. Voicemail transcriptions are great if you're in back-to-back meetings all day and have to miss incoming calls from time to time. (This is one big perk when it comes to VoIP technology over old-school landline phones.)

Take Dialpad for a test drive!

Sign up for a 14-day free trial to try it out yourself. It takes just a few minutes to get started, and you'll even be set up with a virtual phone number!

All your business communications in one place 👇




$20 USD if billed monthly

1 License Minimum

  • Unlimited calling2
  • Unlimited SMS & MMS1
  • Call controls (call forwarding, transfer, hold, mute)
  • Custom voicemail greeting
  • Voicemail transcription
  • G Suite & Office 365 integrations
  • Fax (add-on)1
  • Custom off-hours routing


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100 License Minimum

All Pro plan features, plus:

  • 100% uptime Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Extensions
  • Unlimited office locations
  • Enhanced 24/7 Phone Support
  • Unlimited ring groups (departments)
  • Azure Integration
  • IAM/SSO Integrations (Okta, OneLogin)
  • Retention policies
👉 Running a small business?

Learn more about the best small business phone systems.

You don't need an office in Houston to do business in Houston

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Plays nice with any device

With PBX and landline phone services, you have to have a physical location in, say Houston to reach customers and prospects there. Not anymore. With Dialpad, you can use your computer or mobile devices (iOS, Android, you name it)—no phone system installations or cables needed.

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Custom caller ID

Dialpad’s caller ID feature lets you make phone calls from your personal cell phone—while shielding your personal phone number. Because really, who wants to carry around two phones?

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Low long distance rates

One of the biggest perks of using VoIP phone systems? You can make both local calls within LA and long-distance calls much more affordably. In fact, Dialpad's most basic plan comes with unlimited calling and unlimited SMS/MMS messaging in the US and Canada.

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Built-in AI

One of the most unique things about Dialpad is its built-in AI functionality. Not only can it transcribe phone calls and video meetings in real time (in case a teammate can't make it to the meeting), it can also automatically email everyone a post-call summary with a searchable transcript, action items, and more. How many office phone systems can do that?

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Simple call routing

With Dialpad, you can set up and make changes to your auto attendant and call routing options in minutes on your own. This way, your callers can direct themselves to the right department or person—without your team having to lift a finger.

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Integrations with your favorite tools

Dialpad integrates with a whole range of popular software, from CRMs like Salesforce and HubSpot to customer engagement tools like Intercom and even industry-specific tools like Clio’s practice management software. (Plus its open API lets you build custom integrations.)

📚 Further reading:

See how Los Angeles Pacific University, a higher ed institution with over 3,000 students and 300 staff moved their phone system over to the cloud—ahead of schedule, and without stressing out their IT team.

If you're based in Houston and need a cloud business phone system...

Sick of old telecoms and analog telecommunications? Today, if you're running a business in the Houston area, you don't need desk phones or old phone system providers anymore. In fact, most VoIP service providers can give you a decent amount of functionality at a small-business-friendly price.

But if you want more than just phone calls...

If you need video conferencing, messaging, and more, and you'd like to have it all in a single, modern online workspace... Then you should check out Dialpad.

Need a better communication system?

Even if you're not ready to try out Dialpad for free yet, you can still chat with our team, get a personalized walkthrough of the product, and ask any questions you have. Think of it as a free consultation.

FAQs about business phone systems for Houston

What's a VoIP phone system?

A Voice over Internet Protocol or VoIP phone system is essentially a type of phone system that lets you make phone calls through the Internet. Often, you're using a desktop or mobile app, which means you can pretty much work from anywhere without being stuck at a desk all day.

How much does Dialpad cost?

Can you help me port my phone numbers over to Dialpad?