Ringless Voicemail Drops FAQ

What is a Ringless Voicemail Drop?

A Ringless Voicemail Drop is a server to server communication method allowing a direct insertion of a voicemail message into a voicemail box or voicemail server. This Technology was originally invented by Stratics Networks over 10 years ago and Ringless Voicemail Drops were adapted to mobile lines and networks in 2013. Stratics Networks is also the firm that named the technology and coined the phrase “Ringless Voicemail Drops”. To this day, Stratics Networks still owns RinglessVoicemailDrops.com and every similar domain name in existence. Ringless Voicemail Drops (RVM) allow a custom voicemail message to be inserted directly into a recipient’s voicemail without contacting the subscriber directly. Recently Stratics Networks, with the help of carriers and telecom wizards in 3 countries, readapted RVM to work with landlines and have introduced Ringless Voicemails Drops – Landlines. This currently has a compatibility of over 300 million landline telephones complementing an over 80% compatibility of all mobile lines in North America. For more information about Ringless Voicemail Drops, click here – Ringless Voicemail Drops.

How do Ringless Voicemail Drops work?

Ringless Voicemail Drops work by allowing a server to insert a voicemail message directly into the carrier’s voicemail server making Ringless Voicemail Drops & messaging a non-intrusive form of messaging. Stratics Networks creates a landline to landline session that drops the Ringless Voicemail directly onto the backend of the phone system (carrier’s voicemail infrastructure), so no traditional call is ever made. Our self-serve platform makes it easier than ever to track successful drops, scrub against the National Do Not Call (NDNC) list and download full, detailed reports.

Is a call ever made with Ringless Voicemail Drops?

Ringless Voicemail Drops do not place a traditional telephone call but but rather insert a voicemail directly into a voicemail server, bypassing the subscriber. Since no traditional call is ever made the subscriber is NEVER billed for the contact. Stratics Networks’ proprietary Ringless Voicemail Drop software creates a landline to landline session that drops the voicemail message directly to the telephone company’s voicemail server.

How much do Ringless Voicemail Drops cost?

Ringless Voicemail Drops cost can range from a couple pennies to as high as 10, even 20 cents. Stratics Networks offers volume-based pricing. Essentially, this means the more drops you buy, the less you will be paying per Ringless Voicemail Drop. With Stratics Networks, you only pay for successful drops! We have heard horror stories of people using the “cheapest ringless voicemail drops” providers. Remember, it’s only a deal if it works properly. Stratics Networks is the only Ringless Voicemail provider that actually records all voicemail insertions allowing our clients proof that each message is inserted successfully.

How can I get started with Ringless Voicemail Drops?

Getting started with Ringless Voicemail Drops is as easy as creating an account. From there you can choose how many drops you want to utilize. We even have a Test Drive account that allows you 1000 drops to try out and get your feet wet! To sign up for an account, click here.

Why use Stratics Networks’ Ringless Voicemail Drops?

Stratics Networks’ Ringless Voicemail Drops:

– Are a non-intrusive form of messaging where the recipient can listen to the message at their convenience.
– Can reach thousands of people in a matter of minutes.
– Can increase your response rate by 80%.
– Have a built-in National Do Not Call list.
– Include an extensive list of amazing features.
– Are available for both mobile and landlines.

Are Ringless Voicemails exempt from all the FCC rules?

No, they are not, and Stratics Networks takes the approach that Ringless Voicemail Drops must be used responsibly at ALL times. Although voicemail technology is not regulated the same way as, say, a robocall there are ALWAYS rules that must be followed when using RVM.

Are Ringless Voicemail Drops exempt from all marketing & communication rules?

No, they are not, and Stratics Networks takes the approach that Ringless Voicemail Drops must be used responsibly at ALL times. Although voicemail technology is not regulated the same way as, say, a robocall there are ALWAYS rules that must be followed when using RVM.
There are also has several regulatory rules in place governing the content of voicemail messages.

Can Ringless Voicemail Drops protect you from lawsuits?

No, people can sue you for anything, so it is very important to use Ringless Voicemail Drops responsibly at ALL times. This includes, but is not limited to, scrubbing messages against the NDNC list, providing an opportunity for people to opt-out of future messages and always clearly identifying yourself when leaving a voicemail.

Do Ringless Voicemail Drops have any rules associated with them?

Yes, it is very important to use Ringless Voicemail Drops responsibly at ALL times. This includes, but is not limited to, scrubbing messages against the NDNC list, providing a opportunity for people to opt-out of future messages and always clearly identifying yourself when leaving a voicemail.

Are ringless voicemail drops the “Wild West” of telephone communications?

No, it is very important to use Ringless Voicemail Drops responsibly at ALL times. This includes, but is not limited to, scrubbing messages against the NDNC list, providing a opportunity for people to opt-out of future messages and always clearly identifying yourself when leaving a voicemail. Stratics Networks has a ZERO spam policy in effect and will not tolerate misuse of our services.

Are Ringless Voicemail Drops Effective?

Yes, Ringless Voicemail messaging is extremely effective and when used responsibly is a non-intrusive responsible alternative to other forms of messaging.

Are Ringless Voicemail Drops Legal?

To our knowledge and we pride ourselves on being very knowledgeable. There are currently no laws in the United States or Canada prohibiting the use of ringless voicemail drops or that has made them illegal. Having said that, there is no communication method in Canada or the United States that is prohibited or illegal to our knowledge. Even robocalls are not illegal when used responsibly and within the confines of the law. In Canada, the CRTC exempts Ringless Voicemail Drops from Canadian telemarketing rules. In the USA, the FCC does not currently have any direct rules to govern Ringless Voicemail Drops. We welcome any and all regulatory bodies to explore the benefits of this technology further. Also don’t be fooled, there are still several rules associated with this and any type of communication method especially if using it for telemarketing or solicitation.

Who Invented Ringless Voicemail Drops?

Stratics Networks invented the first generation of Ringless Voicemail Drops in the 1990s for landline use prior to telephone deregulation in Canada. Stratics Networks also re-engineered its Ringless Voicemail Drops for use with mobile phones in the United States and later adapted this new technology to US landlines as well. Stratics Networks even coined the name Ringless Voicemail Drops and to this day owns RinglessVoicemailDrops.com.

How do Ringless Voicemail Drops Work?

Ringless Voicemail Drops work by way of server to server communication allowing a direct insertion of a voicemail message into a voicemail box or voicemail server. Stratics Networks’ proprietary Ringless Voicemail Drop software creates a landline to landline session that drops the voicemail message directly to the telephone company’s voicemail server.

How do I Use Ringless Voicemail Drops?

Ringless Voicemail Drops have a multitude of uses however the intent of this technology is to avoid interrupting an individual and instead drop a message which will allow that individual to listen to the voicemail on their own time. Ringless Voicemail Drops are a non-intrusive alternative to robocalls and responsible communication method designed not to disturb the subscriber.

What are the Best Uses for Ringless Voicemail Drops?

This technology is best suited for companies and organizations including hospitals, churches and schools to impart non-emergency crucial information to an individual without disturbing them with an annoying phone call. Ringless Voicemail technology has been used by companies to contact their customers and in situations where Ringless Voicemail Drops are being used as a solicitation, Stratics Networks requires users of this technology to scrub lists against the Do Not Call list to avoid interrupting someone who does not wish to receive these types of communications.

Will I Get Sued Using Ringless Voicemail Drops?

People can sue you for anything, so it is very important to use Ringless Voicemail Drops responsibly at ALL times. Stratics Networks actually records Ringless Voicemail Drop insertions in real time in case you ever need to prove you inserted a message and did not call or robocall someone. However if you are found to have violated our terms of service or found not to be following rules associated with the TCPA, you’ll be removed from Stratics Networks’ services permanent. Please contact us to utilize our RVM recording service.

How Does the FCC Feel About Ringless Voicemail Drops?

Ringless Voicemail Drops are not a new technology. This technology has been around for over a decade in the US. Voicemail services have also been its own category within the FCC for many years. To our knowledge, the FCC has not made any direct statements about Ringless Voicemail Drops or have not taken steps to publicly address this amazing technology. We do, however, welcome any regulatory body to look at this technology in depth.

Are Ringless Voicemail Drops Illegal in Any State?

To our knowledge, no. As a matter of fact, there are almost no forms of communication technology of any sort that has been banned in any state. States do regulate their own Do Not Call lists and it’s always important to scrub against these lists if you intend to use any communication for solicitation.

What are the Best Practices When Using Ringless Voicemail Drops?

Here is a link to our compliance page which also has are best practices rules and lots of great information to keep you on the right side of sending Ringless Voicemail Drops.

How to Leave the Most Effective Voicemail Message?

When leaving a Ringless Voicemail Drop, think of it as no different than leaving a voicemail. Be casual, upfront and honest. Always clearly identify who you are and what you’re calling about and leave a phone number for them to call you back on. Do not leave a message that sounds spammy or with marketing tricks or lingo. Just keep it casual, be real and you will have the most success with your voicemail campaign, PROMISE.

Has Anyone Endorsed Ringless Voicemail Drops?

There’s been several telecommunications attorneys that have endorsed Stratics Networks’ Ringless Voicemail Drops. Stratics Networks’ Ringless Voicemail Drops were also recently before the FCC and received endorsements from the Republican National Committee, the US Chamber of Commerce, the National Council of Higher Education and several other well-known organizations, including several financial institutions. Stratics Networks has also been featured in The New York Times, the Boston Globe, NBC News, CBS National News, The Huffington Post and several other publications.