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Number People supply virtual phone numbers direct to the public and trade. With literally thousands of phone numbers to choose from, and with no monthly fees or setup charges, you can pick a free telephone number and have it ready to work within minutes.
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Why have a 01244 virtual phone number?
When you need an 01244 Chester virtual phone number for your new startup business, for advertising in the local Chester papers or any other reason then Number People have the 01244 phone number for you.
What is a virtual phone number?
01244 Chester virtual phone numbers are the same as standard BT 01244 telephone numbers, except they are hosted in the cloud and do not point to a physical telephone line.
01244 virtual phone numbers are allocated by Ofcom in the same way that BT 01244 telephone line numbers are, and are allocated across all UK 01244s.
How does it work?
When calls are received by the 01244 Chester virtual phone number then our network immediately forwards these to the destination telephone numbers that you have chosen.
Traditional telephone numbers can only handle one call at a time and then ring engaged.
Number People 01244 virtual phone numbers can handle lots of calls at once and point them directly to up to 10 different destination telephone numbers anywhere in the world, enabling you to seamlessly handle more calls and distribute them across your workers, so you should never miss another call again.
Live call statistics are also available via the online portal, which means that you can log in remotely and see the calls records and stats for your 01244 virtual phone number at any time.
Unlike many of our competitors, Number People don’t charge activation fees, package prices or monthly charges for your 01244 Chester number.
Number People 01244 virtual phone numbers are free to activate and we even give you trial credit so you can test out the service. Call rates are from just 1.5p per minute or go unlimited from only £10 per month.
- No initial or ongoing cost for our free local telephone numbers
- Top up as and when you need to - no monthly charges
- No contracts or commitments
- Instant number activation
- Create a presence in any UK town or city
- Target customers who only shop locally
- Create a community feel to your business
- Create a better service to customers who don't like calling mobiles
- Use local numbers to advertise in the Yellow Pages, Thomson Directories, local newspapers & radio and other 'local' media
- Create call stats showing you how many calls you’re receiving and from where in the UK
- Ensure all calls are instantly answered by routing your geo to the appropriate landline or mobile
- Keep your 01/02 number for life (even if you relocate)
- Built-in disaster recovery – re-route your calls even if your landlines go down
Get your FREE 01244 Chester virtual telephone number today
- £0 per number per month rental
- £0 upfront cost
- NO card details needed
- Instant activation
- Free call credit for testing
- Forward calls to a landline for 1.5p per minute
- Forward calls to a mobile for 7p per minute
- No minimum term
- No contract
- No commitment
- Top up your account from just £5
- Auto topup so you never run out of credit
- Mobile optimised online web portal
- Access call forwarding management online 24/7/365
- Call statistics via the online portal
- Make your business look local
- No engaged tones
- Never miss another call
With no hassle or fuss you can quickly activate a telephone number of your choice with no upfront payment
Low call rates
Divert to landlines for 1½ppm. Mobiles for just 7ppm. 0800 numbers cost an additional 7½ppm.
Top up as and when you need to, or opt for your balance to be topped up automatically - it's up to you!
No contract ties, commitments or initial payment required
Make instant changes, view balance, top up and add more numbers via our mobile portal
No initial payment required - test your number for free before you need to top up
Unlimited call forwarding from just £10 per month
Our unlimited call forwarding plan means that you can take the stress out of worrying about running out of credit and topping up.
Unlimited call forwarding costs just £10 per month (£20 if you choose an 0800 number) and covers the cost of forwarding calls to your standard UK landlines and mobiles.
Answer as your business
Our call whisper service allows you to confidently answer calls knowing that they have come from your 01244 virtual phone number and not personal calls to your mobile.
Call whisper is a free service that plays an announcement before connecting you to the incoming caller, so you can easily tell a business call from a personal one.
Call customers using your Chester virtual phone number
Activate VoIP outbound calling today and you can call customers and display your 01244 virtual phone number as your outbound caller ID.
Installing the VoIP softphone is very simple using our zero configuration wizard, and is compatible with all smart phones, PC’s laptops and tablets.