Paging Groups limitation

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Paging Groups have an arbitrary and low limit of 25 members. I want a Paging Group that has ALL my users in it, 40 of them. So I can page them to tell them there is a fire and to get out of the building, for example. But no, I have to split them up and remember to make two pages. What if I had more users? Say 80? That would be 4 pages I would have to make. And I gotta remember to do that!
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cyberdata.net is the solution for larger paging groups.  What kind of phones do you use?  Polycom VVX will work well with cyberdata paging amp and cyberdata support is great.

BTW, I am pretty sure the limitation is there for a reason of RC supporting multiple phone types and not using multicast for paging.
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The intention of my post was mainly as a feature request for RingCentral as I'm not too interested in getting a third party involved just to fix their silly limitation.
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I work in a medical office and we need to be able to page ALL 50+ phones in our building when a medical emergency occurs.  This is inconvenient and could possibly cause issues down the road.
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What kind of phones are you using?  If Polycom VVX you can configure paging to all 50 via the phone web GUI fairly easily.  You can even have different groups and tones and messages on the display for different situations (code red, etc.). https://community.polycom.com/t5/VoIP-SIP-Phones/FAQ-How-can-I-use-PTT-Push-To-Talk-Paging-Page/td-p...
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We are using Cisco 504G and 508G phones. 
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It looks like those phones support multicast paging as well, but maybe not as easy to configure: https://supportforums.cisco.com/t5/small-business-support-documents/push-to-talk-multicast-between-p...
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PERFECT!  Worked like a charm... thank you SO much!