Moving your business to a new office can be stressful enough without the added worry of what will happen to your business telephone numbers when you move. Getting an entirely different business number is not really an option. For many businesses this could result in potential loss of customers and business leads and nobody wants that!
When you move to a new Cloud Phone system you will get the option to keep your current telephone numbers. You will then be able to take them with you when you move. To do this you have to use something called Number Porting.
What is Number Porting?
Number Porting is the process of transferring a phone number from one service provider to another. If you already have an existing telephone number with another provider, but you would like to keep that phone number when you switch providers then you would need to “port” it over when you switch.
Typically, the cost of a single number port with Tech Advance is £35.00 with multi number porting costing slightly more. It takes between just 7 and 10 working days for a number port to complete with Tech Advance. During this time your number stays active with your old provider right up until it switches to us. There’s no downtime; we simply let you know once the port is complete and we’ve taken responsibility for your number. We do all the administration and hard work for you and within 7 to 10 working days your account will be switched to us.
There is no physical hardware change involved in the process of number porting. It can be handled quickly with little or no disruption of service.
Cloud Phone systems are the future for high performance, success, efficiency and cost-effective business telephone systems. Better decisions require the best model and with a Cloud telephone system you can improve the way your organisation communicates and change the way you do business for the better.
For some free advice on Number Porting or to speak to us about any questions you might have regarding Cloud Telephone systems, please contact us now on 0800 505 3350. Alternative why not visit our Cloud telephone systems page for more information and read all our FAQ about Cloud Phone systems for business.