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j2 Global Acquires UnityFax

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j2 Global, a technology company based in California, has made a number of online fax service acquisitions in the last few years, and now has added another another online fax company to its lineup.

j2 Cloud Services, Inc., a division of j2 Global, has acquired UnityFax.com. UnityFax’s services and terms of service were redirected to Fax.com, another company owned by j2, effective August 6, 2014. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed.

j2 Global is a publicly traded company founded in 1995 as JFax by Jaye Muller and Jack Rieley. The company changed its name to j2 Global in 2011 to reflect its growth beyond phone number-centric services.

j2 has two divisions, Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. Included in j2’s Business Cloud Services segment are Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, and online backup offerings. Brand names it owns include eFax, eVoice, FuseMail, Campaigner, KeepItSafe, and Onebox.

Other online fax companies acquired by j2 include MetroFax, MyFax, TrustFax, CallWave, RapidFax, Send2Fax, and Fax.com.

UnityFax’s website says it offers a range of local number plans and toll-free number plans. Included in its local number plans are a pay as you go option with different monthly pricing structures, as well as unlimited plans that all allow an unlimited number of in bound pages, and various amounts of outbound pages. Those plans range from as low as $5.99 per month for unlimited inbound and zero outbound pages, all the way to $259.99 per month for unlimited inbound and 1,000 outbound pages per month.

Its toll-free number plans all allow both a mix of inbound and outbound pages, and range from $4.99 per month for the pay as you go option all the way to a 2,000-page inbound and outbound limit for $499.99 per month.