Global Call Forwarding Buying Phone Numbers in Multiple Countries at Global Call Forwarding

Buying Phone Numbers in Multiple Countries

Global Call Forwarding makes it easy and cost-effective to buy phone numbers in multiple countries. We also provide toll free phone numbers in over 150 countries. The “View Rates” page on the website, https://www.globalcallforwarding.com/rates/, simplifies the process of shopping for and buying phone numbers in multiple countries. Global Call Forwarding even offers a free trial for their numbers.

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There are several types of toll free numbers sold by Global Call Forwarding:

  • Toll Free
  • Toll Free Mobile Accessible
  • Toll Free Mobile Accessible (SMS Optional)
  • National
  • Mobile (SMS Optional)
  • Geographic
  • Geographic (SMS Optional)

The types of numbers available, rates and monthly minutes, and additional information and restrictions depend upon the telecommunications systems and regulations of the country with the toll free number. Generally, the National, Mobile, and Geographic rates are lower than the toll free rates. However, like Toll Free numbers, National, Mobile, and Geographic rates are toll free to callers.

World’s 10 Most Populous Nations

The US Census Bureau’s 2018 estimate of the world’s population was 7,452,667,034, and the combined number of people in the 10 most populous nations equal 58% of the world’s population. Therefore, it is instructive to look at these large countries to learn about Global Call Forwarding’s toll free numbers in those countries. The following table shows the world’s 10 most populous countries and their respective populations.

 

The World’s 10 Most Populous Countries
Rank Country Population Rank Country Population
1 China 1,384,688,986 6 Pakistan 207,862,518
2 India 1,296,834,042 7 Nigeria 195,300,343
3 United States 329,256,465 8 Bangladesh 159,453,001
4 Indonesia 262,787,403 9 Russia 142,122,776
5 Brazil 208,846,892 10 Japan 126,168,156

China

China has 206.64 million fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 1,364.934 million cellular phones, and 730,723,960 internet users. In China, Global Call Forwarding offers Toll Free, National, Mobile (SMS Optional), and Geographic numbers that people can buy. Callers may use landlines and fax transmissions when they call the Toll Free number. However, with the National, Mobile (SMS Optional), and Geographic numbers, callers may use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and fax transmissions, and they can call from other countries. The SMS Optional feature forwards SMS text messages to your predetermined email address.

India

India has 24.404 million fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 1,127.809 million cellular phones, and 374,328,160 internet users. In India, Global Call Forwarding only offers Toll Free numbers. To make calls, callers may use landlines, pay phones or fax transmissions. They may not use mobile phones or dial the number from another country. In addition, international direct dial (IDD) capability in the caller’s phone is required.

United States

The United States has 121.53 million fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 416.684 million mobile cellular phones, and 246,809,221 internet users. In the United States, Global Call Forwarding offers Toll Free and Geographic (SMS Optional) numbers. With Toll Free numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, or fax transmissions. However, they cannot dial from another country. In addition, calls from USA pay phones using toll free numbers are subject to a mandatory FCC access fee of $0.69 per call. To use the Geographic (SMS Optional) numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and fax transmissions, and they can call from other countries.

Indonesia

Indonesia has 10,372,912 fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 385,573,398 mobile cellular phones, and 65,525,226 internet users. In Indonesia, Global Call Forwarding offers Toll Free, Toll Free (mobile accessible), and Geographic numbers. With Toll Free numbers, callers can only use landlines and fax transmissions, and international direct dial (IDD) capability in the caller’s phone is required. With Toll Free (mobile accessible) numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, and fax transmissions. With Geographic numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and fax transmissions, and they can call the number from other countries.

Brazil

Brazil has 41,846,846 fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 244,066,759 mobile cellular phones, and 122,841,218 internet users. In Brazil, Global Call Forwarding offers Toll Free, Toll Free (mobile accessible), Mobile (SMS Optional), and Geographic numbers. With Toll Free numbers, callers can only use landlines and fax transmissions. With Toll Free (mobile accessible) numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, and fax transmissions. With Mobile (SMS Optional) and Geographic numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and fax transmissions, and they can call the number from other countries.

Pakistan

Pakistan has 3,067,911 fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 136,489,014 mobile cellular phones, and 31,338,715 internet users. In Pakistan, Global Call Forwarding offers only Geographic numbers, which allow callers to use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and fax transmissions, and they can call the number from other countries. However, the numbers are restricted to Pakistani nationals, and a copy of the Pakistani National ID card is required.

Nigeria

Nigeria has 154,513 fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 154,342,168 mobile cellular phones, and 47,759,904 internet users. In Nigeria, Global Call Forwarding offers Toll Free (mobile accessible) and Geographic numbers. With the Toll Free (mobile accessible) numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, and fax transmissions. With the Geographic numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and fax transmissions, and they can call the number from other countries.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh is in southern Asia, and it shares a 4,142 km border with India, a 271 km border with Burma, and a 508 km seafront on the Bay of Bengal. It is slightly larger than the US state of Pennsylvania. Bangladesh has 772,369 fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 126,391,269 mobile cellular phones, and 28,499,324 internet users. Unfortunately, Global Call Forwarding does not sell any numbers in Bangladesh. However, if one desires to establish a local presence in Bangladesh, an Indian number is a reasonable alternative.

Russia

Russia has 32,276,615 fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 231,393,994 mobile cellular phones, and 108,772,470 internet users. In Russia, Global Call Forwarding offers Toll Free (mobile accessible) and Geographic numbers. With the Toll Free (mobile accessible) numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and fax transmissions, but they cannot call the number from other countries. With the Geographic numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and fax transmissions, and they can call the number from other countries.

Japan

Japan has 64,024,938 fixed-line telephone subscriptions, 164,265,142 mobile cellular phones, and 116,565,962 internet users. In Japan, Global Call Forwarding offers Toll Free, Toll Free (mobile accessible), and Geographic numbers. With the Toll Free numbers, callers can only use landlines and fax transmissions. With the Toll Free (mobile accessible) numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, and fax transmissions. With the Geographic numbers, callers can use landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and fax transmissions, and they can call the number from other countries.