Mexican phone numbers allow you to receive calls from people in Mexico and forward the calls to any location and device in the world. Getting Mexican phone numbers is the best way to establish a telephone point of contact in Mexico.
Virtual Mexican Phone Numbers
Mexican phone numbers are virtual telephone numbers that start with Mexico’s country code +52.
Mexico has toll free numbers and local area code numbers depending on the needs of your organization. Toll free numbers are free for callers to dial in Mexico, while local numbers have a geographic area code in Mexico and can be dialed from anywhere in the world.
Virtual Mexican phone numbers have call forwarding so that calls can be answered anywhere, on any device. In addition, outbound calling allows you to get a caller ID in Mexico. The true location of your business and its real phone numbers are concealed.
About Telephone Numbers in Mexico
The international dialing code for calls into Mexico is +52.
Phone numbers are ten digits long with two and three-digit area codes in Mexico. The cities Monterrey, Mexico City, and Guadalajara, along with their respective metropolitan areas, have two-digit area codes. The rest of Mexico typically has three-digit area codes.
Mexico has service phone numbers including a wake-up service, information hotline, and 911 for emergencies. There are also phone numbers for operator-assisted international and domestic collect calls.
Effective August 3, 2019, Mexico’s phone numbering plan will become closed to ten digits, which means that all phone numbers should be dialed in a ten-digit format, even local calls. Callers will no longer need to dial 0 before the intended number.
How to Call a Phone Number in Mexico
You can call a phone number in Mexico with most outbound calling services. If you are calling Mexican phone numbers that are landlines or mobile phone numbers from another country, you should dial +52 or 0052 followed by the phone number. Standard outbound calling rates will apply.
Local calls in Mexico are charged at different rates depending on your local service provider. Because it’s a closed system, you will not need to dial 0 before making a local phone call. Simply dial the area code followed by the phone number you want to call. It’s that simple.
Toll free numbers are even easier and free to call and that is why customers prefer doing business with companies that have one. You can simply dial 01800 to call a toll free number in Mexico.
Telecommunications in Mexico for Business
The market for telecommunications services in Mexico is among the largest in Latin America. The industry was liberalized in the 1990s and new operators have entered the market. However, Telmex continues to dominate the market.
The penetration of landlines per capita is low compared to other countries in Latin America. Mobile phones, however, are very common in Mexico as mobile coverage requires less expensive infrastructure. Nonetheless, Mexico has a huge market of phone users ready to do business with you.
Expand into Mexico with Mexican Phone Numbers
It’s really easy for any business to expand into Mexico using virtual phone numbers. You can get a local phone number in
Mexico without actually having a physical presence there. Calls are automatically forwarded to any device anywhere in the world. No special equipment is required and the phone numbers come with a free suite of advanced features to enable enterprise-grade communications.
Businesses that expand into Mexico are doing business in a country with a massive labor force with over 52 million people. Mexico is rated by OECD and WTO as the hardest-working nation in the world, in terms of the number of hours worked yearly. Imagine having access to that driven population with only a virtual phone number. You can also penetrate a large economy whose GDP has grown robustly throughout the 2010s.
Things to Know for Doing Business in Mexico
Mexico is a federal republic. It is located in the southern region of the North American continent. It is bordered by the United States to the north, Guatemala, Belize, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific Ocean. Mexico is divided into regions, each with its own unique culture and traditions. Mexico City is the capital and financial center, along with other major business cities including Guadalajara and Puebla.
People in Mexico speak Spanish and their currency is the Peso. The economy of Mexico is strong and it contains rapidly developing modern industrial and service sectors. Their aim is to expand competition in ports, railroads, electricity generation, airports, natural gas, and telecommunications.
Mexico is a member of APEC, NAFTA, OECD, and the World Trade Organization. Its main trading partners are the United States, Canada, and China. Exports consist of mostly vehicles and machinery. Companies in these industries would greatly benefit from using virtual phone numbers to expand into Mexico.