easy-dial Private Numbers
For private calls, and as a secondary contact number for you which connects to your device (smartphone / tablet / laptop or computer - with microphones enabled) easy-dial private numbers provide friends and family wth direct access to your mobile or other smart device at low cost.
Available to our US$ Calling Account customers, these personal private numbers can be easily be set up through the WAM Portal
The numbers available can be viewed as above and are UK local numbers (0208 local prefix) or US local numbers (01567 prefix). The cost is only 0.50 US$ per month - which is automatically deducted from your Calling Account credit balance.
N.B. easy-dial's Private Number service is not to be confused with the very expensive 070 prefix numbers used some years ago in the UK. where owners of these numbers actually profiteered from receiving calls.
Wikipedia describes the service as a Virtual Number Service "A virtual number, also known as direct inward dialing (DID) or access numbers, is a telephone number without a directly associated telephone line. Usually these numbers are programmed to forward incoming calls to one of the pre-set telephone numbers, chosen by the client: fixed, mobile or VoIP. A virtual number can work like a gateway between traditional calls (PSTN) and VOIP. Subscribers to virtual numbers may use their existing phones, without the need to purchase additional hardware, i.e. use the numerous available software..." sic