Audio Conferencing - ReadyTalk and UberConference

Definition

UberConference and ReadyTalk are the LBNL Audio and Web conferencing services.

Service Options

  • UberConference is available as a Monthly Subscription Toll Account or Monthly Subscription Toll-Free Account with 100 available ports.
  • ReadyTalk is available as a Monthly Subscription Toll Account with 100 available ports or as a Pay-As-You-Go Toll-Free Account with 150 ports. (For larger conferences, contact Telephone Services at TSC@lbl.gov or call ext. 7997.)
  • Audio Conference Controls via Web: The conference chairperson can control audio conferences via the Web. You can see a list of callers, record conferences, mute specific callers, and dial out to participants, all from the Web interface.
  • To view a comparison of features available with each conference account type click here.

Getting Started

Submit an order form to request new service. Telephone Services requires 24 hours to activate a new account. There is a one-time setup fee of $25.

  • UberConference

    • To start or join an UberConference, dial the number provided by your conference host.
    • To join an UberConference meeting online go to UberConference.
    • To start or join an UberConference meeting as the host, go to UberConference or click on the UberConference app in the Google Grid.
  • ReadyTalk

    • To start or join a ReadyTalk audio conference, dial either (866) 740-1260 or (303) 248-0285. (Not all ReadyTalk conferences use the toll-free number for dial-in.  Please check with your conference host for the correct number to dial).
    • To join a ReadyTalk meeting online, or log in as chairperson, go to ReadyTalk
    • Chairperson conference activation required: For enhanced security, the conference Chairperson or designate must log in to the call and enter the Chairperson's Passcode before the conference can begin. (Participants will be put on hold until the Chairperson joins the call.) By pressing *8, the chairperson or designate can allow the call to continue if he/she must leave the conference.
    • Handy reference card
    • Step-by-step audio conference service reference guide
    • Audio and Web conferencing reference guide

UberConference Help

ReadyTalk Help

Rates

Audio conference usage is billed back to the project ID provided to Telephone Services upon request for service.  Web conferencing is free with the ReadyTalk Subscription and UberConference Standard Toll service.  If you have multiple conferencing accounts each will be billed separately.  There is a one-time fee of $25 for each account set up.

Account owners are responsible for all charges incurred on their accounts.

UberConference Standard Toll Service:

  • Monthly: $9.00*
  • Audio minutes: Free
  • Web Minutes: Free

UberConference Toll-Free Service:

(Includes Toll-free number for U.S. and Canada only)

  • Monthly: $19.00*
  • Audio minutes: Free
  • Web Minutes: Free

ReadyTalk Subscription Service:

(Includes Toll-free number for U.S. and Canada only)

  • Monthly: $13.50*
  • Toll & VoIP Audio: Free
  • Toll-free Audio: $0.02* per minute per caller
  • Web Minutes: Free

ReadyTalk Pay-As-You-Go Domestic Usage Rates:

(Includes Toll-free number for U.S. and Canada only)

  • Monthly: None
  • Toll-free Audio: $0.02* per minute per caller
  • Toll & VoIP Audio:  $0.02* per minute per caller
  • Web Minutes:  $0.04* per minute per caller

*plus taxes and fees

ReadyTalk Conference Recording Rates:

All recordings are subject to Archived Hosting fees of $0.20 per minute per month based on the total length of the recording.  The first month's bill will be prorated.  To avoid ongoing Archived Hosting fees, download the recording to your desktop and then delete it from your ReadyTalk Conference Center.

ReadyTalk Broadcast Audio Rates:

Participants can listen to your web conference with their computer speakers without needing to dial in.

Base Event: $300.00 (up to 100 participants; up to 60 minutes)
Additional Participants:  $100.00 (each additional 100 participants)
Additional Time: $50.00 (each additional 30 minutes per 100 participants)
Audio via Telephone Conferencing Bridge: $0.08 (per participant dialing in; Operator assisted)

ReadyTalk International Access Rates:

Countries with Audio conference toll-free and toll number access are noted below.  Usage is billed back to the Chairperson’s project ID.  Contact Telephone Services at TSC@lbl.gov or x7997 for information on international dial-out rates (Chairperson calls participant and joins them into conference).

Country

Toll-free Rate
per minute
per caller

Toll Rate
per minute
per caller

Antigua

$0.84

 

Antigua

$0.57

 

Argentina

$0.32

 

Asia

$0.32

 

Australia

$0.13

$0.11

Austria

$0.46

$0.43

Bahamas

$0.50

 

Barbados

$0.64

 

Belarus

$0.67

 

Belgium

$0.11

$0.09

Bermuda

$0.26

 

Bolivia

$1.02

 

Botswana

$1.07

 

Brazil

$0.24

 

British Virgin Islands

$0.59

 

Brunei

$0.57

 

Bulgaria

$0.61

 

Cayman Islands

$0.37

 

Chile

$0.32

 

China

$0.58

 

Colombia

$0.57

 

Costa Rica

$0.59

 

Croatia

$0.53

 

Cyprus

$0.24

 

Czech Republic

$0.38

 

Denmark

$0.13

$0.11

Dominica

$0.60

 

Dominican Republic

$0.67

 

Ecuador

$0.90

 

El Salvador

$0.59

 

Estonia

$0.43

 

Europe

$0.13

 

Fiji Island

$1.42

 

Finland

$0.16

$0.13

France

$0.11

$0.09

Germany

$0.11

$0.09

Greece

$0.16

 

Grenada

$1.14

 

Guatemala

$0.92

 

Hong Kong

$0.13

 

Hungary

$0.33

 

Iceland

$0.26

 

India

$0.40

 

Indonesia

$0.32

 

Ireland

$0.50

$0.17

Israel

$0.23

 

Italy

$0.13

$0.11

Jamaica

$0.67

 

Japan

$0.58

 

Kazakhstan

$0.79

 

Kyrgyzstan

$0.79

 

Latvia

$0.57

 

Lithuania

$0.48

 

Luxembourg

$0.18

 

Macao

$0.49

 

Malaysia

$0.13

 

Malta

$0.69

 

Mexico

$0.28

 

Moldova

$0.52

 

Monaco

$0.12

 

Netherlands

$0.13

$0.09

New Zealand

$0.13

 

Nicaragua

$1.15

 

Norway

$0.11

$0.09

Panama

$0.53

 

Paraguay

$1.31

 

Peru

$0.84

 

Philippines

$0.67

 

Poland

$0.38

 

Portugal

$0.21

 

Romania

$0.17

 

Russia

$0.22

 

Saint Kitts/Nevis

$0.56

 

Saint Lucia

$0.56

 

Saint Vincent

$0.59

 

Saudi Arabia

$1.13

 

Singapore

$0.13

 

Slovakia

$0.48

 

South Africa

$0.59

 

South Korea

$0.16

 

Spain

$0.59

$0.39

Sri Lanka

$1.02

 

Sweden

$0.13

$0.11

Switzerland

$0.13

$0.11

Taiwan

$0.56

 

Tajikistan

$0.79

 

Thailand

$0.33

 

Trinidad/Tobago

$0.67

 

Turkey

$0.46

 

Turks/Caicos Islands

$0.53

 

Ukraine

$0.49

 

United Arab Emirate

$0.71

 

United Kingdom

$0.11

$0.09

Uruguay

$0.30

 

Uzbekistan

$0.79

 

Venezuela

$0.67

 

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