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Australia Virtual Phone Numbers

Connect with Australian customers through cloud-based phone numbers
  • Benefits of virtual numbers
  • Buy Australia virtual numbers online
  • Australia virtual phone number format
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Australia Virtual Phone Numbers for Business

Australia has recently been going through a period of rapid economic growth, making it a good investment opportunity. Australia has a sophisticated service industry while also greatly improving infrastructure throughout the whole country. Australia virtual phone numbers can help you enter the market and sell to a whole new demographic.

Get a Virtual Phone Number in Australia

United World Telecom is the most trusted provider of Australia virtual phone numbers. We offer a large inventory of Australia virtual numbers and various number types.

Once your Australia virtual number is activated, you will have access to a number of cloud-phone features. Some of these features include a desktop and mobile app, auto-attendant, advanced call routing, and much more. These virtual number features are designed to help your business connect with customers in Australia more effectively.

How Much Does an Australia Virtual Number Cost?

United World Telecom’s Australia virtual numbers start at $12.95 per month while mobile numbers start at $23.95. We offer different plans based on the amount of calling minutes required per month. You can upgrade to a bigger plan to get more minutes.

Australia Phone Number Format

The format for Australia phone numbers is the calling code +61, followed by a 9-digit number comprised of the area code and the subscriber number: +61 (xxxx-xxxx)

When dialing an Australia local number to contact an individual in another area, begin with (0), followed by the area code, and then the subscriber number. For example, a Sydney number with area code (27) would be: 02 7xxx-xxxx

Australia mobile numbers begin with 04 or 05 where (0) is the trunk code and (4) or (5) is the mobile indicator, followed by the 8-digit number: 0 4xx-xxx-xxx

Types of Australia Virtual Numbers Available

We can provide various virtual phone number types in Australia. You can choose from the following:

  • Australia Local Virtual Numbers are available for almost any city in the country, these include:
    • Adelaide (+61 87)
    • Brisbane (+61 73)
    • Canberra (+61 26)
    • Melbourne (+61 3)
    • Perth (+61 86)
    • Sydney (+61 2)
  • Australia Mobile Numbers are capable of receiving SMS and begin with the prefix (+61 4). This number type is not compatible with WhatsApp or OTP verification codes.
  • Australia 13 Numbers, which are considered “shared-cost” numbers. These can be dialed from anywhere in the world.
  • Toll-Free Australia Numbers are available with the prefix (1800). These numbers can be dialed for free from within Australia.

Each number type has unique advantages and disadvantages. You should consider the needs of your business or consult with us before getting an Australia phone number.

How Long Does it Take to Get an Australia Virtual Phone Number?

It takes 1 business day to get an Australian phone number. In some cases, activating your Australia virtual numbers can take up to 2 days. Available numbers can be activated quickly once we verify your documentation. Contact one of our experts to see how long the number you desire will take to activate.

Telephone Numbers in Australia

Your business can get Australia toll-free, local, national, and mobile numbers. These numbers are regulated by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

Geographic Area Codes

United World Telecom has a large selection of Australian geographic numbers. Choose from our extensive list of Australian cities to get a number for. Some major cities we cover include:

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  • Adelaide (87)
  • Alice Springs (889)
  • Brisbane (73)
  • Cairns (742)
  • Canberra (251)
  • Melbourne (39)
  • Newcastle (240)
  • Perth (86)
  • Sydney (27)

 Mobile Virtual Numbers

You can also get Australia mobile numbers ready for fast activation. Just fill out the form above and pick your new number.

Telephone Operators in Australia

Major fixed service and mobile operators in Australia include Optus, and Vodafone Australia. Other fixed service operators include TPG and Macquarie Telecom.

Doing Business in Australia

Australia is recognized worldwide for strong business practices with regard to enforcing contracts. In fact, the nation is rated number three out of 190 economies evaluated for the survey. Australia also ranks high in terms of ease of getting credit. Other strengths of Australia with regard to doing business include a high-quality credit information system, a strong legal rights index, high ranking with regard to dealing with construction permits, and ease in starting a business.

How to Buy a Australia Virtual Phone Number?

You can buy a Australia phone number from Global Call Forwarding in two ways:

To purchase your numbers online, follow these steps:

  1. Visit our Pricing page.
  2. Select your new number from the left dialog box.
  3. Choose Australia, type of number, prefix, and number available.
  4. Then, enter the necessary information in the right dialog box to have your calls forwarded.
  5. Note: You can forward calls to any location or VoIP/SIP system.
  6. Click on View Rates and choose from our five different plans.
  7. Add premium services, if desired. We offer Call Recording, Outbound Calling, Voicemail Transcription, and Rollover Minutes.
  8. Submit your order and wait for your service to be activated.
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