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Local Ringback Tones

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What is a Local Ringback Tone?

A ringback tone is the sound callers hear while the phone is ringing. By default, the telephone exchange plays the ringback tone corresponding to the destination phone number.

There is no standard, global ringback tone. Each country typically has its own characteristic ringback tone. The sound you’re used to hearing when calling a US phone number is a repeating 2-second tone with a 4-second pause in between. Because each country has its own local ringback tone, it can be confusing to callers when they hear a different one.

Our local ringback tone feature enables users to configure standard ringback tones from more than 40 countries worldwide.

How Do I Customize My Local Ringback Tone?

Setting a local ringback tone is a quick and easy process. To customize the ringback tone that callers will hear when dialing a specific phone number, log in to your online Control Panel.

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A screenshot of the local ringback tone feature.

Local Ringback Tone Example

For example, a caller in the UK dialing a local number that is forwarding calls to the United States might hear the standard North American ringback tone. However, if you use local ringback tones, the caller will hear the standard UK tone.

Using local ringback tones can give your business a more professional appearance and global appeal. Local ringback tones also make callers feel comfortable because they are used to hearing them. Callers will assume they are dealing with local representatives when they hear a familiar ringback tone. Local ringtones help businesses build trust and put international customers at ease.

Choose the country’s local ringback tone where the calls originate to avoid any confusion from your callers, especially if your international calls are being forwarded to other countries. When you choose United World Telecom as your service provider, you can easily personalize your ringback tone via your online Control Panel.

Why Choose United World Telecom?

There are many reasons why you should choose United World Telecom as your global business phone service provider:

  • Affordable plans: Our pricing is very affordable, even if your business has tight margins. We offer five different virtual phone number plans. You don’t have to pay for dedicated hardware; there is no set-up fee, and local ringback tones are included with all plans.
  • Efficient service: Give your overseas clients a local presence without relocating your business or setting up satellite offices in the target country.
  • Seamless process: Set up phone numbers with local ringback in as many countries as you require and increase or decrease them to suit your changing business needs. There is no contract and no obligation.
  • Convenient solution: You are completely in control and can make necessary adjustments through the Control Panel.
  • Professional image: International toll-free forwarding and local ringback tones can boost your brand image by giving you a local presence in countries worldwide.

Establish a Local Business Presence with Local Ringback Tones

Use local ringback tones when connecting with customers in different countries to match local consumer preferences. Adjust your local ringback tone through the Control Panel and make callers feel comfortable and confident doing business with your company.

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