Internet Fax Reviews & Prices

Like just about everything else, the fax has gone online. Faxing is still a popular method for sending documents, but it no longer requires a separate piece of equipment, nor does it require reams of paper. Internet fax services have taken care of all that, allowing you to send and receive faxes right from your computer. Most of these services also have special regulations regarding HIPAA compliance. There are as many differences between Internet fax services as there are providers, including the free faxes included with each plan. All the providers we reviewed offer a certain number of complimentary transmissions. These numbers are approximate because of the way most internet fax providers assume that one page takes a minute to send (it can actually take longer if a page has a lot of graphical content). Our review chart also contains the average times that individual services took to send and receive a one-page document. All times are in minutes and seconds. For more information on HIPAA, how fax providers calculate pages, or how we reviewed Internet fax services, please see our FAQ.

Internet Fax Reviews & Prices

Updated 07-08-2014

Service Name/Rating: Plan Price: Free Trial: Pages Included: Additional Pages: Send/Receive Times: Toll Free Number: Bottom Line:
MetroFax$6.63/mo
(w/ annual plan)
30-day free trial500 combined receive and send per month3¢ per page0m 50s receive;
1m 30s send
$1.50/moThe 30-day free trial and easy-to-use online interface sold us on this Internet fax provider
Nextiva Fax$4.95/mo
(w/ annual plan)
30-day free trial500 combined receive and send per month3¢ per page1m 11s receive;
2m 00s send
FreeLow-cost plan and high number of pages; bare bones but a good value
Fax87$8.99/mo
(w/ annual plan)
15-day free trial1000 combined receive and send per month 8¢ per page 2m 40s receive;
1m 01s send
$1.00/moLow-cost plan for a large number of faxes, simple user interface and fast delivery
RapidFax$9.95/mo30-day free trial1000 combined receive and send per month8¢ per page1m 15s receive;
1m 12s send
FreeLiving up to its name, this service's speedy faxes and 1000 page allowance somewhat make up for an outdated interface and limited support
Service Name/Rating: Plan Price: Free Trial: Pages Included: Additional Pages: Send/Receive Times: Toll Free Number: Bottom Line:
MyFax$9.17/mo
(w/ annual plan)
30-day free trial400 send and 400 receive per month10¢ per page2m 42s receive;
3m 35s send
FreeThe interface, free 800-number and free number porting are great, but some billing issues bring the rating down
RingCentral$6.39/mo for 6 mos
$7.99/mo thereafter
(w/ annual plan)
7-day free trial500 combined receive and send per month5.9¢ per page2m 13s receive;
2m 17s send
FreeLow-cost yearly plan with 6-month discount, nice tools and great mobile apps; a little finicky with emails
GoDaddy$8.99/mo
(w/ annual plan)
NoneUnlimited receive;
100 minutes (approx. 150 pages) send per month
$9.99 per
100 minutes (approx. 150 pages)
1m 58s receive;
1m 30s send
$13.49/mo
+ per minute charges
Fast transmissions, great send quality, and unlimited incoming faxes; lackluster interface, short on features
eFax$14.13/month
(w/ annual plan)
30-day free trial150 receive,
150 send per month
10¢ per page 2m 10s receive;
1m 31 send
FreeThe big name in Internet faxing is expensive and has fewer outgoing and incoming faxes, but nice faxing tools


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