Thanks to cloud computing, there have been a number of emergent technologies to come to light that have been making the task of establishing business presence worldwide easier than ever. One of the key developments includes telecommunications. Perhaps you’ve heard of the benefits of VoIP, or “Voice over Internet Protocol,” which has made something called “virtual phone numbers” possible.
What are virtual phone numbers? In the simplest sense, a virtual phone number routes calls made to one number and delivers this call instantaneously to another phone number, which is referred to as the “destination phone number.” This means that if someone called your virtual phone number in India, that call would be instantaneously routed to your call center in the United States.
Vice versa, by using outbound calling through a virtual phone number service provider, like Global Call Forwarding, you can direct calls from that US-based call center to India. Best of all, when your number appears on their caller ID, it appears as the virtual phone number (and not the destination phone number).
There are many benefits to virtual phone numbers, as we’ll discuss in the next section.
Benefits of Virtual Phone Numbers
Establishing a Business Presence
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