Telephone-based Conference Calling Options

Use the Conference Call Feature on a Centrex line (Cortelco, Panasonic, Meridian, Astra or similar phone). You will be charged as if you were making 2 separate phone calls.

To add a third party to a call:

  • With a call in progress, press the Flash/Conf/Transfer button.
  • Dial the number of the party you wish to add.
  • Press the Flash/Conf/Transfer button.  
  • (If there is no answer or the line is busy, press the Flash/Conf/Transfer button. Twice to return to original party.)
  • To drop the last party added: 
  • Press the Flash/Conf/Transfer button.

Use the Conference Call feature on a PBX Digital Line (Avaya phones). You will be charged as if you were making 2 separate phone calls.
To add a third party to a call:

  • With a call in progress, press the CONFERENCE button.
  • Dial the number.
  • When party answers, press the CONFERENCE button.
  • To drop the last party:
  • Press the appropriate call appearance button.
  • Press the DROP button.

ReadyTalk Conference Service: $0.023 min/per participant. On-demand audio conferencing, with the option to simultaneously conduct web conferencing. More information including how to set up an account can be found at http://www.law.berkeley.edu/9575.htm