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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 […]

Did you know? 0800 Numbers are free to call from all mobiles and landlines!

9th June 2017

The biggest benefit to having an 0800 number is how your customers respond to seeing an 0800 number listed. Studies have shown that 90% of customers recognise that calling an 0800 number is going to be a free call. Since June 2015 it has been free to call 0800 numbers not only from landline phones […]

UK telephone number call costs guide

7th June 2017

A snapshot guide to typical UK telephone call costs. Table of call costs by prefix * For those who are unable to call 101, every police force also offers an alternative 01, 02 or 03 number. See the list of alternative numbers. Service Charge details for 084, 087, 09 and 118 numbers Notes Deals with inclusive calls Inclusive […]

Facebook Heads Towards 2 Billion Monthly Users

24th May 2017

According to Facebook’s latest results, their profits have increased in the first three months of 2017. It’s not surprising when you consider the number of monthly users has escalated to 1.94 billion people – 1.3 billion of which check their account on a daily basis. With greater access to the internet, most of Facebook’s new […]

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Ready to go global?

22nd May 2017

Who are you marketing to? That’s the big question on everyone’s lips today, how big can your customer base really get? The goal of today’s blog is to show how you can receive calls from all around the world. I’m referring of course to our international numbers. With a Planet Numbers international number you can have a […]

How to Deal with Overseas Clients

26th April 2017

If you’re looking to expand your business internationally, or if you already have done, there are a number of considerations you should take on board. Consider cultural sensitivity when responding to their needs Working with international clients brings diversity to your portfolio, but when replying to emails, telephone calls or taking part in conference calls, […]

Digital Adverts – But Not As You Know Them

20th April 2017

Digital adverts can now be found in towns and cities throughout the world, but holographic adverts? They’ve always been the preserve of science fiction… until now. Beam me up Scotty Tech start-up Lightvert have trialled technology in London which can produce digital images that appear to be 200m high and floating in mid air. The […]