For over 20 years, United World Telecom has been providing high quality local and international toll free numbers to businesses and individuals. United World Telecom serves over 150 countries, and our numbers are instantly activated with no customer commitment. Our local and international toll free numbers have a full portfolio of free features as well as valuable optional features.
Advantages of International Toll Free Numbers
Local and international toll free numbers permit your clients, customers, families, and friends around the globe to reach you without paying charges no matter where the call terminates. Furthermore, these numbers give your business a virtual presence in other localities around the world. In addition, having local and international numbers is more cost-effective than satellite offices, and the numbers are portable if you choose to change service providers. An online control panel allows subscribers to perform account management functions remotely.
International Toll Free Numbers on Six Continents
United World Telecom provides international toll free numbers to countries on the continents of Africa, Asia, Australia-Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America. The types of numbers and their prices and restrictions differ between countries. However, the United World Telecom website makes it easy to price the available options. The following includes information on International toll free numbers available throughout the world.
Africa is the second-largest and second most populous continent in the world. Its area is 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million sq mi), and as of 2016, its population was 1.2 billion people. There are 58 countries in Africa. The most populous country is Nigeria with a 2017 population of 190,632,261 people, 154,513 landlines, 154,342,168 cell phones, and 47,759,904 internet users. The smallest African country is Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, which is a British Overseas Territory situated in the South Atlantic Ocean, with a population of only 4,000 residents combined across these islands. Africa has fewer landlines than mobile phones and internet users.
Therefore, when subscribing to virtual phone numbers, consider those numbers that connect to mobile phones or VoIP networks.
Asia is the largest and most populous continent in the world. Its area is 44.6 km2 (17.2 million sq mi). Asia’s 4.5 billion residents constitute 60% of the world’s population, and there are 51 countries in Asia. The largest country is China with a population of 1,379,302,771 people, 206,624,000 landlines, 1,364,934,000 mobile cellular phones, and 730,723,960 internet users.The least populous country in Asia is the Maldives with 345,000 residents. As with Africa, mobile phones and internet users far exceed the number of landline subscriptions. Therefore, subscribers to international toll free numbers may want to consider mobile accessible numbers.
The Australian continent includes the countries of Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, New Britain, Misool, and Waigeo. New Zealand is part of the submerged continent of Zealandia, and Oceania is a term for the geographic region containing the Australian continent and New Zealand.
United World Telecom sells international toll free numbers in both Australia and New Zealand. In July 2017, Australia had a population of 23,232,413 residents with 8,180,000 landline subscriptions, 26,550,000 mobile cellular phones, and 20,288,409 internet users. New Zealand’s population was 4,510,327 with 1,820,000 landline subscriptions, 5,800,000 mobile cellular phones, and 3,958,642 internet users.
The most populous European countries have a relatively high ratio of landlines to mobile phones and internet users. Therefore, businesses wishing to get international toll free numbers in these countries may want to consider this when choosing phone numbers.
There are 50 countries in Europe, seven of which are transcontinental countries. The least populous country in Europe is Vatican City with a population of 900 persons. In July 2017, Russia was the most populous country with 142,257,519 persons, 32,276,615 landline subscriptions, 231,393,994 mobile cellular phones, and 108,772,470 internet users.
North America consists of 23 sovereign states, 11 dependent territories, and “14 other areas.” The ten largest sovereign states in North America (listed by size) are the United States, Mexico, Canada, Guatemala, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. The other sovereign states are Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago. The dependent territories include Anguilla, Bajo Nuevo Bank, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, Navassa Island, Puerto Rico, Serranilla Bank, Turks and Caicos Islands, and United States Virgin Islands. Other areas include Aruba, Bonaire, Clipperton Island, Curaçao, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saba, Saint Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, San Andrés and Providencia, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten.
The largest market for international toll free numbers in North America is the United States as its July 2017 population totaled 326,625,791 residents with 121,530,000 landline subscriptions, 416,684,000 mobile cellular phones, and 246,809,221 internet users.
There are 12 countries in South America and three territories. The three South American territories are French Guiana (the location of the infamous Devil’s Island), Falkland Islands (a United Kingdom territory that is also claimed by Argentina), and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (United Kingdom). The largest market for international toll free numbers is Brazil with a July 2017 population of 207,353,391 people, 41,846,846 landline subscriptions, 244,066,759 mobile cellular phones, and 122,841,218 internet users.