Sponsors of TAS Trader are industry-leading companies in the answering service space. They make TAS Trader possible, providing it to qualified industry members at no cost. We salute these organizations and ask that you thank them for their support of TAS Trader.



Headquartered in Irvine, California, Startel is a leading provider of unified communications, business process automation and performance management solutions and services for small to mid-size organizations. Since its founding in 1980, Startel has established a loyal customer base from a variety of industries, including contact centers, education, government, healthcare, insurance, telephone answering service and utilities. Customers depend on Startel’s solutions and services to increase business efficiencies, identify performance opportunities and deliver quick, secure and accurate communication 24/7 x 365.

In 2015, Startel Corporation and Professional Teledata merged. In 2017, Alston Tascom also merged with Startel.

Electronic Voice Services

Electronic Voice Services provides state-of-the-art cloud-based software to run your telephone answering service. Virtual receptionists login to handle calls for multiple clients with communication via voice, text, and email.

Bring your telephone answering service to the modern era with Fox! Cloud-based call handling software with phone service included for your own telephone answering services.

  • Fully cloud based. Login with a web browser from anywhere. No downloads or separate phone lines required.
  • Handle multiple calls and clients. The correct script and information pops up so operators stay organized.
  • Omni-channel communications: voice, texting, and email.

MAP Communications, seeking acquisitions

MAP Communications

If you are considering selling your business, you owe it to yourself and your employees to consider selling to MAP Communications’ Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Dozens of past sellers to MAP include Stericycle Communications Solutions, Answer Center VA Beach, and A-Courteous Communications in Orlando.

Call Grant Sibley 800-955-9888 or email gsibley@mapcommunications.com for a confidential conversation.

Amtelco is a supplier of communications applications and software solutions to call centers in all vertical markets, as well as system developers. They’re known for their innovative ideas, patents, integration capabilities, and call center solutions.

Amtelco is in call centers in all 50 of the United States and in more than 40 other countries either operating a solution locally or from their cloud-based infrastructure. Millions of telephone calls, text messages, and secure communications are instantly and accurately processed by Amtelco software throughout the world each day.

Ron Violante can help you buy or sell your telephone answering service

Ron Violante can help you sell your TAS or buy another one. Put his 35 years of telephone answering service industry experience to work for you. He has personal connections with buyers who are ready to act.

Call Ron Violante at 330-565-8364 or email him for a confidential consultation.

Thinking about selling your business? Explore the opportunity with Shooster Holdings (SH). We don’t just purchase businesses; we build partnerships. Our extended family comprises Answering Service Care, Berkshire Receptionists (formerly Berkshire Communicators), A-1 Message Center, Around-the-Clock Answering Service, Kelley’s Telephone Answering Service, Harrell’s Answering Service, A Ring-A-Ding Answering Service, and many others. At SH, we hold your legacy in high regard, ensuring your business will continue to grow and thrive. When your employees join SH, they become part of a tight-knit, family culture committed to growth and fostering strong relationships.

To discuss joining the SH family, please fill out this form or call (954) 968-9299.

Introducing Liberty by Kauneonga: an all-in-one, cloud-based platform built for your answering service. Streamline your operations with a simplified experience for your agents, supervisors, and clients. Access real-time reporting and analytics, giving you comprehensive insights into your business’s performance, so you can make informed decisions on the fly. With Liberty’s multi-tenant environment, agents can seamlessly support thousands of businesses within a single application.

100% Cloud-Based: Accessible anywhere, anytime.
Omnichannel: Multi-channel communications seamlessly.
Dynamic Agent Scripting: Adapt conversations in real-time.
Cloud-Communications Provider: Local, Toll-Free, SMS, VoIP, and more.
Workforce Management: Optimize staff productivity and scheduling.
Supervisor Dashboard: Centralized control and oversight.
Integrate with 5000+ Applications: Connects with your existing tools.
HIPAA and PCI DSS Compliant: Secure and compliant.

Discover more at www.kauneonga.com and elevate your answering service today.

To join these sponsors of TAS Trader and have your company listed here and promoted on this website, contact us to learn more.

Annual Sponsor Promotional Package in TAS Trader

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  • Your banner ad on select key pages (rotating with other sponsors)
  • Your logo on all key pages (along with other sponsors, listed in order contracted)
  • Your annual vendor spotlight, product profile, or case study
  • Your listing on our sponsor page, linking to your website and providing a summary of your organization
  • Priority consideration for your press releases
  • Only $199 per issue

Contact us to become a sponsor.