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What is 0818 phone number

What is a 0818 phone number?

A 0818 phone number is a national phone number. This means that the phone number is not associated with any specific city or region.

For example, the area code 01 belongs to Dublin. And the area code 02 belongs to Cork. A 0818 phone number is not linked to any city and can therefore be considered a national phone number.

What are the advantages of 0818 phone numbers for organisations?

Because these telephone numbers are national and not local, they address potential customers all over the country. The caller cannot deduce the origin or place of business from the area code.

It is a neutral telephone number in that sense. A 061 Limerick phone number may seem strange to customers in Dublin. And vice versa. For organisations that offer products or services all over the country, it can therefore be a wise choice to create a location-independent phone number.

The cost for callers is the same as calling a landline number. This applies to the whole of Ireland. So these phone numbers are also attractive for callers in that respect.

However, not as attractive as 1800 numbers that are completely free to call.

But, with a 1800 number the organisation that manages the number pays the full cost of the call. In some cases this is not desirable or too expensive for the organisation in question. In such cases, a 0818 telephone number is an ideal solution.

What are 0818 phone numbers used for?

0818 phone numbers are becoming increasingly popular. There are many companies that use a 0818 number. Sometimes as a main number, other times to support a campaign or as a temporary service number. But also self-employed people and webshops like to use them, for example to emphasise that they are active nationwide. Apart from image benefits - a 0818 number looks professional and prevents companies from being seen as local players - there are also practical benefits.

What does an own 0818 number cost?

A 0818 number costs €45 per month. Belfabriek does not charge any call costs for normal, average use (fair use policy) of 0818 numbers. In other words, no costs per second or minute will be charged when using these numbers normally. Moreover, all advanced functions and tools are included with 0818 numbers. No surprises afterwards.

How long does it take before the 0818 number is active?

In general, with Belfabriek 0818 phone numbers are active within one day after application.

Why can a number be delivered much faster at Belfabriek?

Belfabriek can deliver a large number of 0818 numbers directly from stock. You can choose from a large list of available numbers. For this reason you don't have to wait weeks before a number is active, as can be the case with other providers. That makes these 0818 numbers ideal for entrepreneurs who want to get started quickly.

Do I need to get a new phone or install software?

No. Calls come in on your existing phones; fixed or mobile. Therefore, no changes are needed to your current infrastructure. For example, you do not need to invest in new telephones, telephone lines or exchanges. You don't need to install any software either.

You can easily manage your 0818 phone number via the cloud, using our easy-to-understand system. Alternatively, you can install our app, which is available for both Android and iOS.

So you can simply use your 0818 phone number from your mobile. But it can also be directly switched to a regular landline or a VoIP phone. The phone number is thus flexible to manage from wherever you want. Ideal if you or your employees want to work from home. Or to be able to take business calls when you are on the road or on a business trip.

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