When you need a new 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number then talk to Number People
Number People have thousands of 0131 virtual phone numbers to choose from with no upfront costs. You can select a number and test it free within minutes with no hassle or fuss.
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Why have a 0131 virtual phone number?
Create a virtual Edinburgh office for your business with a FREE 0131 virtual phone number from Number People.
Business startups as well as existing businesses in Edinburgh choose Number People for their 0131 virtual phone numbers. Our flexible approach to telephone numbers means that you can use the 0131 virtual phone number for as little or as long a time as you need it with no extra charges, so whether it’s an 0131 virtual phone number for advertising or for a new business venture in Edinburgh then we have the telephone number for you.
What is a virtual phone number?
Ofcom allocate 0131 virtual phone number in the same way that they allocate local BT 0131 line phone numbers.
virtual phone numbers are available for every UK 0131 area, and benefit from not being tied to a physical BT line but are hosted in the cloud.
How does it work?
Calls received by the 0131 Edinburgh virtual phone number are immediately forwarded to the phone numbers that you choose.
0131 Edinburgh virtual phone numbers from Number People allow you to handle multiple calls at once and pass them across to your destination phones as they become available.
The benefit of this is that people calling your 0131 number never hear an engaged tone and the calls always get to the right people, so you will never miss another customer call again.
Detailed call records and statistics for your 0131 virtual phone number are also available via our mobile optimised online web portal.
Unlike many of our competitors, Number People don’t charge activation fees, package prices or monthly charges for your 0131 Edinburgh number.
Number People 0131 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 0131 Edinburgh 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 Number People
Take the stress out of topping up and wondering how much you might have spent, go unlimited today.
Number People unlimited call forwarding plan is only £10 per month (£20 if you have an 0800 number), and covers all of your call forwarding costs to standard UK mobile and landline numbers.
Answer your calls more professionally
Call whisper allows you to quickly know if an incoming call is business or personal, so you can answer appropriately.
Call whisper is a free service and simply plays you an announcement before connecting any calls via your 0131 virtual phone number, so you can easily tell if a call is a customer.
VoIP call outbound using your 0131 virtual phone number
Calling outbound using our VoIP service allows you to VoIP call customers and display your Edinburgh virtual phone number as your caller ID.
Outbound VoIP calling is simple to activate using our wizard, and is available to use on any smartphone, PC, laptop or tablet.