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RingCentral Launches Bring Your Own Carrier


    • Migrate your way: Enjoy ultimate flexibility with your migration options through BYOC
    • Improve global coverage – power your RingCentral app with phone numbers in any country you have a Carrier relationship
    • Maintain full control over connectivity options, call routing, calling plans and emergency services dialling
    • Streamline end-user experience with a single app for video, messaging and phone
    • Fast-track your transition to the cloud

Hello to ultimate flexibility

Our customers have complex needs. We’ve made sure we deeply understand them. Based on that feedback, we’ve launched Bring Your Own Carrier (BYOC), giving customers an extra level of control over their transition to cloud. Take it from an award-winning leader in cloud telephony: voice is the underpinning pillar of all critical business communications.

Why businesses need BYOC

Bring Your Own Carrier specifically supports larger enterprise customers as they encounter a number of complexities where this approach can help. For example, an enterprise may find themselves in the middle of multi-year contracts with carriers that would be cost-prohibitive to break. Our customers might have locations in regions where capabilities of origination or termination services may be limited by cloud telephony vendors due to highly regulated industries and regions.

Lastly, multinational enterprises usually consider a multi-year, phased approach for their shift to cloud. BYOC allows IT to manage cut-overs from legacy systems in a piecemeal fashion, while also allowing easy rollbacks if something should go wrong.

Benefits of using BYOC models

Here are some of the benefits of this model over a pure unified communications as a service (UCaaS) play. 

Flexibility to meet your needs

Transform at your pace with flexible telephony options for your cloud migration. Enjoy the benefits of RingCentral MVP while maintaining your existing carrier contracts, numbers and rates for less friction during your migration.

Robust global coverage

Any multinational company with employees outside RingCentral’s 44+ natively supported countries or with regional service limitations can still use RingCentral MVP, given there is a local carrier relationship. 

Maintain full control

Full control over connectivity, call routing, calling plans, emergency services dialling and call forwarding features for high regulatory needs. Avoid the number porting process and maintain phone numbers with your carrier. Do a slow phased migration versus a rip and replace. Migrate your way.

Avoid early-termination fees

Give your users modern tools even if you’re stuck in inflexible carrier contracts. Maintain existing PBX contracts and avoid early-termination fees.

Streamline end-user experience

Make the most of a single app for video, messaging, task management, whiteboarding, voice communications and more. 

Use your current infrastructure

Continue to use your existing Infrastructure. You decide when to deprecate.

Move to the cloud in a phased approach and stay in control of your tech stack. More about BYOC

Why RingCentral is your best choice for BYOC models

Cloud UCaaS experts. We are consistently awarded as leaders in cloud UCaaS by analysts, investors and customers. Even if your telephony is not yet ready to be in the cloud, it’s worth strategising to meet the needs of your future operations.

Security innovation. Trusted by top global brands, we are the most reliable and secure cloud-based UCaaS provider. We are SOC 2, SOC 3, GDPR and HIPPA compliant and have received dozens of globally-recognised security certifications including UK Cyber Essentials Plus and HITRUST.

Global reach. BYOC is available in over 44 countries, meeting your business growth as it happens.

Our open platform is best-in-class SaaS. When you’re ready to migrate up to a pure cloud phone system, you will be set up to take advantage of our unmatched open platform with 275 business app integrations already built in and 6000+ custom APIs available to you with a 60,000+ developer community.

Powerful next-gen analytics for IT and line-of-business use cases that go far beyond troubleshooting and call quality reports.

Ultimate flexibility is the end goal.

Customers can also choose to do some combination of the two – using BYOC in some markets and RingCentral MVP for others, to support private calling between the RingCentral MVP platform and sites that have yet to migrate to the cloud. Overall, BYOC offers enterprises the maximum flexibility they need to get the most out of their communications stack. 

BYOC is available today and has been certified by industry leading SBC Vendors such as AudioCodes and Ribbon Communications


    Severine Hierso is EMEA Senior Product Marketing Manager for RingCentral Office, the leader in cloud communications solutions, and is passionate about creating value, differentiation and messaging, ensuring a better experience for customers and partners.

    She has gained extensive international Product Marketing, Market Research, Sales Enablement and Business development experience across SaaS, Telecommunications, Video Conferencing and Technology sectors within companies such as Sony, Cisco, Cogeco Peer 1 and Dimension Data/NTT.

    Severine holds a Master’s degree in economics and her hobbies include long distance runs and travelling.

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