Here is a complete description of the types of numbers we offer.

Toll Free Number

Toll free numbers are numbers that can be dialed via landline only without charge to the caller. In the USA and Canada all toll free numbers are also mobile accessible.

Toll Free Number (Mobile Accessible)

Toll free numbers that can be dialed from the countries mobile and landline network. They can be dialed without charge to the caller from their countries landline network and possibly but calls from their mobile networks may not be completely free depending on the country regulations.

Toll Free Number (Mobile Accessible) (SMS Optional)

Toll free numbers that can be dialed from the countries mobile and landline network and can be dialed without charge to the caller. They can be dialed without charge to the caller from their countries landline network and possibly but calls from their mobile networks may not be completely free depending on the country regulations. SMS service can be enabled on these numbers allowing to receive text messages sent to the number.

Universal Toll Free (UIFN)

Universal International Freephone Numbers (UIFN) also known as Universal Toll Free Numbers are international toll free numbers that can be dialed from multiple countries by dialing first the access code for international (00 for example in Europe) and then the rest of the toll free number.

Mobile (SMS Optional)

Mobile numbers with optional SMS can be dialed from landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and most of the time from other countries. They cannot receive fax transmissions.

Mobile

Mobile numbers can be dialed from landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and most of the time from other countries. They cannot receive fax transmissions. The numbers have a specific area code that makes it understandable to the caller that they are trying to reach a mobile phone.

National

National numbers are numbers that work within the selected country and can be dialed from landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and (some) other countries. Usually calls to these numbers are charged the price of a regular national long distance call inside the country.

National (SMS)

National numbers are numbers that work within the selected country with SMS capability and can be dialed from landlines, mobile phones, pay phones, and (some) other countries.

Geographic

Geographic numbers are numbers that are specific to a location within the selected country. In most cases, these are cities and the numbers are normally reachable from outside of the country.

Geographic (SMS Optional)

Geographic numbers are numbers with SMS capability that are specific to a location within the selected country. In most cases, these are cities.

Outbound Calling

The ability to make outbound calls from a number purchased with us, and the ability to maintain that number as the outbound caller ID.

SMS Forwarding to Email

Any and all incoming SMS (text) messages are forwarded to a designated email address using this service.