Completely Free.

Work from anywhere with Accession.


Free Video Conferencing & Phone Software

In our effort to help local businesses adapt and implement remote work options during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering free software-based phones and video conferencing to all businesses in Central New York and surrounding areas. Accession Communicator and Meeting will give your new remote workers the best and most up-to-date technology at their desks, at home, and in their pockets, all backed by the team at Northland. Transform the way you communicate with:

Connectivity Beyond the Desktop

With our software-based phone, the Accession client, you can chat with colleagues and make calls right from your computer or mobile device.

Remote Work Options

Work from anywhere: the office, your home, or even a coffee shop. All you need is an Internet connection and you’ll never miss a beat.

Video & Audio Conferencing

Video & audio conference with the click of a button. Host up to 100-participant meetings. No time limit. Full suite of collaboration tools.

Completely Free

We just want to help you go remote. No contract. No surprises. No catch. You can cancel anytime, but it’s 100% free through June 30, 2020.


More About Free Accession

All businesses in Central New York and surrounding areas are eligible to receive Northland’s Accession Communicator (soft-phones) and Accession Meeting (100-participant video conferencing) products at no cost. This includes new customers and Northland customers who need to expand on their current services, through June 30, 2020.

What is a soft-phone?

A soft-phone is a software that allows you to make phone calls over the Internet using your computer. Accession Communicator provides this and all of the advanced features and functionality of a traditional desk phone, giving your employees an easy and secure way to collaborate with customers and one another.



What is Accession Meeting?

Accession Meeting is a video conferencing software that allows your employees to create and schedule video meetings with up to 100-participants. Comparable to Zoom Pro, our free Accession Meeting offers no meeting time limits, collaboration features, Outlook integration, personal meeting IDs, and so much more. 

This program has been made possible by our partners at Metaswitch.

No contract is required. Additional terms and conditions apply.*



Get Connected! Set up your free Accession licenses today.        

Connect with the team at Northland to learn more about how your business can leverage Accession Communicator & Meeting, part of our cloud-based, VOIP Business Unlimited solution. Fill out the form below to take advantage of this special offer. Upon submitting the form, you can expect to hear from our team within 24-hours.

New to Northland or just need more information? Call us at (315) 624-2216





*Terms & Conditions: Customers may be subject to carrier charges if Northland is not the carrier for their local numbers. Northland is not responsible for the reliability of customer’s network and Internet if they are not on Northland’s network. It is the responsibility of the customer to discontinue service with Northland prior to July 1, 2020 to avoid billing at the standard Business Unlimited Premium rate.

911/E-911 EMERGENCY SERVICES: The terminal equipment provided by Northland, which may use VOIP internet protocol signaling, requires connection to network services provided by Northland in order that the location of the calling party is accurately displayed for Emergency Service Providers such as 911/E-911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs).Use of network services obtained from a provider other than Northland, in connection with the terminal equipment provided under this agreement, may not display the location of the caller, and result in the inability of Emergency Service Providers to adequately respond to emergencies at the location from which emergency calls are initiated. VoIP calls originated through movable terminal equipment at locations other than the registered primary use location of such equipment (transient calls) may not accurately notify Emergency Service Providers such as 911/E-911 PSAPs of the location from which an emergency call originates. Callers temporarily or permanently using movable terminal equipment for transient calls at locations other than the registered primary use location are required to notify their service providers of intended use of such service, prior to its use from a location other than the primary use location.

Liability of Northland Communications: The liability and obligation of the carrier to the Customer may be specifically controlled and limited by such tariffs, which provide that carrier shall have no liability of any nature in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct, and that, in any event, regardless of the form of the action, whether for breach of contract, warranty, negligence, strict liability, tort, or otherwise, the Customer’s exclusive remedy, and the total liability of carrier and/or any supplier of services to carrier, arising out of or in any way connected directly or indirectly, with this Agreement, for any cause whatsoever, including but not limited to any failure or disruption of service provided hereunder, shall be limited to payment by carrier in any amount equivalent to the proportionate charge to the customer for the period of service during which such mistakes, omission, interruptions, delays, errors or defects in transmission occur.  In no event shall carrier and/or any supplier of services be liable to customer for any special, consequential or incidental damages.



Training Resources:

See the training documents and videos to learn more about setting up and navigating Accession! For help or to request additional training, call (315) 671-6262 or email

+ Click here for instructions on how to download Accession.

+ Click here to view the Accession Communicator guide.

+ Click here to view the Accession Meeting guide.

+ Click here to view the CommPortal guide.


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