Porting your business landline number is a convenient and cost-effective way of transferring your existing landline number to another location for more flexible working.
Whether your business is moving up the road, or around the world, porting your existing landline number will ensure that the changes cause minimal disruption for you and your customers.
What is porting?
Porting your business telephone number is the process of either converting your existing fixed landline number into a mobile landline number or transferring it to a new location.
When may I require a porting service?
Business’ most frequently require a porting service when they are moving location or if they wish to be more flexible with where they run their business from.
What are the benefits of porting?
No matter why you need to port your business telephone number, there are plenty of benefits to doing so.
Flexible working – Porting a landline number to a mobile phone allows you to answer and make business calls from anywhere in the world.
Professional image – By transferring your existing landline your customers will be none the wiser to any changes going on behind the scenes, allowing you to retain their trust and your professional image.
Saves time, money and hassle – Keeping the same number will save you the expense of updating it on your marketing materials and the time and hassle involved in changing it with all your contacts. It also eliminates the potential expense of losing business through people calling your old number.
Cost-effective – After your landline number has been ported you are no longer tied into a contract with BT. That means no more line rental bills and no requirement to pay for a physical address in a particular location to keep your geographic number.
Porting your landline with Smart Numbers
It’s important not to cancel or give notice to your existing service provider if you wish to port your number to a new location.
You should give our team here at Smart Numbers 2-4 weeks’ notice of the date you wish to have your landline number ported by.
For more information about how we can help you to transfer your office phone systems or port your existing landline, give our team of experts a call on 0345 0178 179.