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Enghouse Systems Limited Acquires VoicePort LLC

MARKHAM, ON and ROCHESTER, NY, Sept. 6, 2022 - Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX: ENGH) has acquired the business assets of VoicePort LLC, a provider of SaaS automated  solutions based in Rochester, New York. VoicePort's products improve the customer experience for media companies with subscription-based customers. The company provides automated, configurable and integrated self-service software for its customers. VoicePort software creates a seamless customer service experience and can be used with any device. VoicePort products include inbound and outbound IVR, AI-powered chatbots and also provide full web chat capability. The products are designed to be fully integrated and work across the customer's organization and its supporting systems. VoicePort is known for its...

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VoicePort, LLC Acquires Amalee Innovation Systems Design Inc. (ISD Chatterbox)

VoicePort, LLC, a leading customer service automation software provider, acquired Innovative Systems Design Inc., effective November 1, 2021. ISD has a proven track record in serving the newspaper industry since 1987. Their products and services align with VoicePort’s product portfolio. According to Chris Mann, VoicePort President and CEO, "VoicePort and ISD offer similar products and have made similar advances in technology and products.  This acquisition mirrors the current convergence to digital and consolidation happening throughout the newspaper industry over the past several years, making this the perfect time for the acquisition.  We expect increased speed to market with an improved breadth of...

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Albuquerque Journal’s Success with Messaging

Late last spring, The Albuquerque Journal implemented messaging for customer service on their website. They also started deflecting inbound IVR customer service calls made from cell phones to messaging. Of the callers offered messaging, 10% choose the messaging option for faster service.  Containment averages 60%. If the messaging bot is unable to answer a subscriber's question, it seamlessly transfers the chat conversation to a live agent via skills-based routing, who can handle multiple conversations at a time. And just like with their IVR, messaging transactions (both chatbot and live chat) are recorded in the CRM in real time. The success is due to...

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VoicePort Announces Agreement with LivePerson to Offer AI-Powered, Industry-Leading Messaging Platform

VoicePort, LLC has announced an agreement with LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN), a global leader in conversational commerce solutions, to offer its industry-leading conversational platform, LiveEngage, to newspaper clients. Through LiveEngage and VoicePort’s CircPort integration, newspapers can give their customers the ability to interact with them anytime from anywhere through the world’s most popular messaging channels — including Apple Business Chat, WhatsApp, SMS, Facebook Messenger, and RCS — as well as through messaging conversations on the newspapers’ own websites. Compared with traditional phone calls, messaging conversations, which eliminate the need to wait on hold and take place in the channels customers prefer,...

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Las Vegas Review Journal

The Las Vegas Review Journal has selected VoicePort, LLC as their provider of inbound-self-service using advanced voice recognition IVR as part of a continued drive for improved customer service and experience.  This expanded deployment of VoicePort’s cloud-based CircPort® IVR will give subscribers more self-serve customer service options. After enjoying a consistent above average human answer rate of 56-58% with CircPort’s outbound calling module, The Las Vegas Review Journal predicts that the new conversational inbound IVR will help improve key subscriber metrics such as first call resolution, higher caller IVR automation rates, and lower number of agent-assisted calls. Chris Blaser, VP of Audience with...

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Audience Engagement Solution

VoicePort launches new product, Audience Engagement Solution (AES) Rochester, NY -- The use of analytics has become a strategic cornerstone in business development strategies throughout the newspaper industry. This data can provide a better understanding of subscribers, their habits, and their desires. VoicePort has produced an innovative and reactive solution to assist with retaining customers. The Audience Engagement Solution (AES) segments customers based on known attributes such as age, customer life value, and digital subscription habits. This provides an opportunity for newspapers to better understand their customers while also preventing the subscribers from ending their subscription. A practical example of our solution can...

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Oahu Publications, Inc. and A Marketing Resource LLC Select VoicePort’s Advanced CircPort® IVR

Oahu Publications, Inc (OPI) and A Marketing Resource LLC (AMR) have selected VoicePort LLC to provide subscribers with quality customer care by utilizing an intuitive interactive voice response system. Since its establishment in 2001, Oahu Publications Inc. has emerged as Hawaii's major print media company.  OPI's flagship publication is the daily Honolulu Star-Advertiser, established in 2010 when the Honolulu Star-Bulletin (est. 1882) and The Honolulu Advertiser (est. 1856) merged after OPI purchased The Honolulu Advertiser from Gannett Corp.  Ultimately, Honolulu Star-Advertiser-Oahu Publications, Inc.'s goal is to keep its readers and viewers connected by delivering trusted information on whatever platform customers choose,...

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NTVB Media selects VoicePort’s IVR to Optimize Call Center

NTVB Media, the leading publisher of TV entertainment and listings magazines, has selected VoicePort, LLC to provide an IVR solution to improve customer self-service and call center efficiencies. NTVB Media publishes program guides for their 20 million readers every day across the United States. The guides provide information to their readers about TV programs. This information includes what shows are new and what shows are worth watching. NTVB provides this information via their published magazines and their corresponding websites. VoicePort's CircPort automated IVR solution will allow NTVB to enhance customer self-service while also improving both customer satisfaction and call center efficiencies. VoicePort's...

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Albuquerque Publishing Company, Selects VoicePort’s Advanced CircPort® IVR

Publisher benefits from implementing industry-leading solution to optimize customer service Albuquerque Publishing Company, has selected VoicePort, LLC to provide its subscribers with quality customer care by utilizing an intuitive interactive voice response system. Albuquerque Publishing Company, is the leading provider of fact-based news in communities it serves.  Ultimately, Albuquerque Publishing Company goal is to keep its readers and viewers connected by delivering trusted information on whatever platform customers choose, including print, online, mobile, social, e-mail or video. Thanks to VoicePort’s CircPort® automated IVR services. Albuquerque Publishing Company, has the ability to handle all inbound call traffic regardless of call volume spikes. Deployed in...

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BH Media Group To Use VoicePort to Provide Top-Of-The-Line Customer Service

Publisher benefits from industry-leading customer service solutions BH Media Group, Inc. has selected VoicePort, LLC to provide its subscribers with quality customer care by utilizing an intuitive interactive voice response system. BH Media is the leading provider of fact-based news in communities it serves. The company has 31 award-winning daily newspapers and websites, as well as a number of associated weekly publications and an ABC television affiliate in Miami. Ultimately, BH Media’s goal is to keep its readers and viewers connected by delivering trusted information on whatever platform customers choose, including print, broadcast, online, mobile, social, e-mail or video. Thanks to VoicePort’s...

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