Direct inward dialing numbers, more commonly referred to as DID numbers, appear to be normal geographic landlines or mobile telephone numbers. In reality, however, it is a service that forwards any callers that dial that number to a VoIP device, landline, or mobile number in a different location. For example, a person could purchase a DID number in Atlanta, have a phone number with the +1-678 dialing code, and actually receive the phone calls in Paris, France.
Benefits of a DID Number
One of the biggest advantages of having a DID number is the ability to establish a local presence in any location that you choose. Customers prefer to do business with local companies, and are seven times more likely to call a local phone number than an international number. By utilizing DID numbers, companies are able to project the image of being part of the local business community without actually having to move their operations there.
DID numbers can use voice over IP (VoIP) or the public switched telephone network (PTSN) and can be configured to be forwarded to the PBX, mobile device, or landline phone of your choice, no matter where in the world your company is located.
DID numbers can also be used to greatly cut costs for companies with multiple international locations. By establishing DID numbers from one location, and assigning numbers from that location to every other branch, the company can cut out long distance costs that would be associated with employees talking to each other over seas.
DID Numbers Gateway to India and China
In April 2013, AVOXI introduced China and India local numbers that can be used for conference calling. The addition of these local numbers in India and China enhances the business operations of AVOXI’s China and India based call center customers as well as its wholesale customers who use the numbers for their conference calling services and applications. With DID number service, customers get access to India local numbers and China local numbers and a gateway to business in Asia.
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Learn more about DID numbers offered from 2500+ locations, including:
- New York City DID Numbers
- Los Angeles DID Numbers
- Beijing DID Numbers
- Paris DID Numbers