How Do Virtual Phone Numbers Work?
A virtual phone number is a telephone number that is not associated with a telephone line directly. This means that they connect to a call forwarding service which in turn routes incoming calls to a telephone line of the user’s preference. Consequently, a caller is saved from long distance call charges while also enabling the client to effectively keep in touch with callers from different area codes or countries at a relatively affordable fee.
Virtual phone numbers are becoming crucial for businesses. They will encourage business growth beyond area codes and internationally by giving your business a presence in many cities and countries, achieved through having clients from far get in touch with the business’s call centre or even owner.
To get the numbers in the UK, all one has to do is register with service providers among them CallReady, DBSChess, Press1, and Telecoms World. With these companies, one is able to view available virtual phone numbers in select areas, allowing the client to choose the one they want to preset and pay for it. Their packages are quite affordable, starting from as low as £2.