Our inbound services can provide your customers with a single memorable contact number, which can help advertise your business.
Inbound numbers such as 1300 or 1800 numbers can serve as a great business tool. Not only do they make your business look more professional to prospective customers, they offer far more flexibility and portability over a standard business phone number because they are not tied to a fixed landline or location.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a business inbound number?
An inbound number is a virtual business number that is used exclusively to receive and manage your incoming calls. Calls made to your inbound number can be redirected to your preferred answerpoint, such as your mobile, office phone or even a professional answering service.
The most common inbound numbers are 1300 numbers, 1800 numbers and 13 numbers. Smart numbers and Local Connect numbers are also inbound numbers that gives you flexibility and control over your incoming business calls.
What is a 1300 number?
A 1300 number is a local call number that can be dialed from any fixed landline in Australia at local call rates. The cost of a 1300 number call is shared between the caller and your business.
1300 numbers are perfect for any type of business, big or small, to make a great first impression.
What is a 1800 number?
When callers dial an 1800 number from any landline in Australia, the call is free. The entire cost of calls made to an 1800 number is shouldered by your business.
Choose an 1800 number for your business to reach more customers and encourage more callers by offering a toll-free service.
What is a 130 number?
A 1300 number is a local call number that is six digits long, making them very easy to recall. 13 numbers are regulated by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and they attract an annual government surcharge for rights of use.
Make a statement with a 13 number that takes your business to a whole new level.
What is a Smart Number?
A Smart Number is a business inbound number that is unique to your business. You can get a Smart Number that spells a phone word (1300 REPAIR) or follows a sequence that is memorable (1800 88 22 88).
Getting a Smart Number for your business with Dataphone is easy.
What is a Local number?
Local number is a Dataphone virtual number service that looks like a local phone number, but is loaded with features. You can attract local customers to your business, while accessing flexible call handling options that suits the way your business operates.
Look local with a phone number that does more for your business.