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How can your business benefit from international calls

How can your business benefit from international calls?

19th September 2017

The day-to-day running of any business can be a challenge. Motivating staff, completing orders, marketing new products and managing cash flow are all factors that you need to consider – and that’s without mentioning calling clients and business contacts. Below, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about international calls, and how they can […]

5 ways you can stay safe when travelling alone

5 ways you can stay safe when travelling alone

17th September 2017

Travelling on your own can be an exciting and exhilarating feeling. Whether you’re backpacking in Thailand or you’re sightseeing in the United States, going it alone gives you the freedom and opportunity to explore at your own pace – but it’s not without risks. Below, we’ve put together five ways that you can stay safe. […]

0800 numbers

Who’s the best provider for 0800 numbers?

8th September 2017

0800  freephone numbers have become increasingly popular over recent years, and the clue as to why is in the name – they are completely free to call from both UK landline and mobiles. An 0800 number gives your business an increased presence, with potential customers preferring to make an enquiry via a free to call […]

Free Telecoms Audit

Our free telecoms audit could save your business money

29th August 2017

How can you find out if your company is paying too much for its phones and calls? Well, we have the answer for you… Here at Planet Numbers, we’re pleased to announce our new Free Telecoms Audit service.  The chances are that your business is paying over the odds, and you can save serious money […]

50% Of UK Phone Boxes To Be Scrapped

23rd August 2017

By 2022 British Telecom is looking to remove 20,000 of the remaining 40,000 phone boxes left in the United Kingdom. This is following BT’s continued review of the payphone service, which recently found that one third of remaining telephone boxes are never used to make a call and more than half of phone boxes lose […]

Openreach Cancels Dark Fibre Access

17th August 2017

Dark fibre traditionally refers to optical fibre infrastructure that is not in use, as many companies over-estimate the amount of cabling required. It originally used to refer to the potential network capacity of telecommunications infrastructure, but is now commonly used to refer to the lease of fibre optic cables. Ofcom originally ruled that BT had […]

Free International Calls

How to Make Free — Yes, FREE International Calls with Planet Numbers!

28th July 2017

Did you know that BT, EE, Sky Talk, Virgin and Vodafone customers can have their calls to 0845 numbers included as a bundle on their bill for a small monthly fee? These packages effectively allow their customers to make free international calls, simply by dialling the Planet Numbers 0845 access number before the international number. […]

Make your business phone number work harder for you with Planet Numbers Inbound Call Services

27th July 2017

Are you getting the most out of your company’s phone number? If you purchase any of our virtual numbers (for example, 0800 Freephone) there’s a number of different additional services that are available to you. These allow for an increased level of personalisation for your business, increasing the perception of your business to your customers. […]

Stay Aware – Don’t Get Fooled By Phone Spoof Scams

27th June 2017

What is phone spoofing? Caller ID spoofing is when a company or individual hides their caller ID and displays a different name or number instead. In some cases, this is done by legitimate businesses who for example, wish to leave an 0800 freephone number for you to call back on. However, the Financial Fraud Action […]

Five Places To Visit In Kyoto, Japan

17th June 2017

Japan is a beautiful country with many notable towns and cities to visit. If the hustle and bustle of the busy Tokyo isn’t for you, find out more about one of the most popular tourist locations in Japan: Kyoto. This list encompasses five potential places to visit in Kyoto. Kinkaku-ji (the golden pavilion): A Zen […]

Is Apple Creating a Self-Driving Car?

15th June 2017

According to Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook the answer is yes! There had been rumours about whether or not Apple’s Project Titan was looking into autonomous systems but following an interview with Bloomberg there is now official confirmation.     “We’re focusing on autonomous systems and clearly one purpose of autonomous systems is self-driving cars,” […]

Mobile Roaming Charges Across The EU Set To End

14th June 2017

Mobile phone users can breathe a sigh of relief as roaming charges across the EU are set to be abolished from tomorrow onwards. This means that UK mobile users can use their regular allowance of calls, texts, and data at no extra cost from inside anywhere in the European Union. That said – it is […]