0844 numbers


0844 numbers have increased in popularity among businesses that receive a high volume of calls and want to manage their costs - for example customer helplines.

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0844 numbers have the advantage of not incurring a cost to you when a customer calls (unless the call is diverted to an expensive destination such as a high-tariff international region) while still being affordable to call for your customers.

You may also receive a payout for your 0844 calls. Payout rate varies from 1.2ppm to 1.5ppm depending on call volume.

How much will an 0844 number cost my callers?

Calling an 0844 number will cost your callers between 1ppm and 5ppm from a BT land line, though they are often more expensive from mobile networks.

How much will an 0844 number cost me?

You will pay a small monthly rental fee for each 0844 number (typically £3 per month + VAT on the basic price plan), plus a one-off setup fee if you are buying a 'Gold' memorable number. Then depending on your divert destinations, you may pay a small per-minute charge to receive inbound calls.

Routing calls to your dmSwitchboard12

As we are sending the call from your number to the dmSwitchboard12 over the internet, there is no per-minute charge to route calls to your dmSwitchboard12.

Routing calls from your dmSwitchboard12 to a phone

Routing calls from your dmSwitchboard12 to a SIP VoIP phone or the built-in WebPhone is FREE.

Routing calls from your dmSwitchboard12 to your mobile phone or land line uses our outbound calling service. Click here to view outbound calling tariffs.

Buy 0844 numbers now

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