Companies Without 0844 Numbers Are Missing Profit Opportunities, Warns Commsready

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Telecoms expert Commsready is promoting the use of 0844 numbers by UK businesses to earn revenues whilst receiving calls. Companies which purchase and advertise numbers beginning 0844 - known as 'revenue sharing' numbers - will earn money for each incoming call that they receive on that number, advises Commsready.

0844 numbers provide a national image and can be an additional and valuable revenue source for many businesses.

Telecoms expert Commsready is promoting the use of 0844 numbers by UK businesses to earn revenues whilst receiving calls.

Companies which purchase and advertise numbers beginning 0844 - known as 'revenue sharing' numbers - will earn money for each incoming call that they receive on that number, advises Commsready.

Revenue share numbers help businesses to offset the cost of providing services to incoming callers by giving the host company a share of the call charges. 0844 numbers create profit for companies and can be linked to existing phone numbers to avoid disruption.

These numbers are typically used for ticket hotlines, technical assistance and other popular services.

Traditionally, UK companies used 0870 numbers for contact with their customers.

But last year Ofcom added call charges to 0870 numbers– turning them from profit centres to cost centres overnight. As a result, Commsready is urging all businesses to switch to more profitable 0844 numbers.

Commsready Senior Account Manager Will Burton warned: “There are still many companies using 0870 numbers when they should be using 0844 numbers instead.

“Using 0844 numbers offers a way of reducing the cost of calls for customers against traditional 087 revenue share numbers, while still giving businesses a revenue share.”

He added: “0844 numbers provide a national image and can be an additional and valuable revenue source for many businesses.”

With 0844 numbers from Commsready, companies can receive 1.5p per minute from incoming calls while the cost for customers to call these numbers is 5p per minute.

Commsready’s mission is to provide clients with the latest high quality, cost-effective communications solutions via a user-friendly website fully supported by dedicated personnel.

A wide range of telephone numbers – including standard, gold or platinum 0844 numbers – is available from Commsready.

For more information about 0844 numbers, please contact Commsready Senior Account Manager Will Burton, 0808 168 6600, http://www.commsready.co.uk

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http://www.commsready.co.uk

Commsready is the website trading name of Uniworld Communications which offers complete telecoms solutions for businesses, charities and public sector customers.

Commsready offers a wide range of cost-effective telephone numbers and call management services that suit any business.

Products include geographic and non-geographic telephone numbers, Web-based inbound call solutions such as Call Statistics, Contact Point and Contact Path plus outbound call services such as line rental and call tariffs.

Commsready is owned by Uniworld Communications, a provider of a broad range of telecoms products and services.

Uniworld Communications Ltd
Waterside House
Haslar Marine Technology Park
Gosport
PO12 2AU

Tel: 0808 168 6600
Fax: 0845 458 4509

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