Cloud Communications Service Provider Route Mobile Limited announced its latest offering – Instant Virtual Number for individuals and businesses to have multiple numbers with no additional devices & SIM Card which ensures complete privacy.
What is an Instant Virtual Number?
Instant Virtual Number (IVN) is a virtual number that is configured virtually on the top of your existing primary mobile number. It not only certifies safety but at the same time lets the consumer control its privacy.
IVN’s will prove very beneficial for female users who don’t want to expose their mobile number to non-reliable parties, like taxi services, loyalty programs, etc. as well to people who are concerned about exposing their primary/personal number to consumer outlets, like apparel brands or restaurants. The service works on a monthly subscription fee package.
Instant Virtual Number which is integrated with cloud telephony, enables the subscriber to have two numbers - the normal number “The Primary Number” and a temporary virtual number “Secondary Number” which is the Instant Virtual Number. To the outside world, the Instant Virtual Number would reflect exactly like a normal number.
There is effortless switching between the primary and virtual numbers. Moreover, one can schedule the use of the virtual number during a set time period. It is also possible to maintain call/SMS screening lists. One can also request the operator to change the Virtual number and reassign the last used virtual number within a set period of time.
The calls and SMS charges are the same as a normal number of usages in the subscription package. The amount for this is deducted or charged to the primary number. The usage and availability of virtual phone numbers are subject to the regulations of the country and the telephone service provider.
IVN is primarily beneficial for privacy as well as the following reasons – People who want to publish an advertisement in the newspaper or the Internet; People who are concerned about exposing their primary/personal number to consumer outlets, like apparel brands or restaurants, female users who don’t want to expose their mobile number to non-reliable parties, like taxi services, loyalty programs, etc. It can also be used for entrepreneurs for business purposes such as a separate number for instant messaging apps (WhatsApp, Viber).