This low cost service allows any Flextel customer to ring 8 destinations and the service is ideal for busy individuals or business that would like to ring a group of phones simultaneously.
Also known as a Call Blasting Group, the target phones in the group to be blasted can be landlines, mobiles or even Internet based soft-phones based anywhere in the world. Once setup all the phone numbers that have been entered into the blast group will be rung at the same time, the first phone to answer will get the call.
The service is particularly well suited to small teams providing sales, support, service or helpdesk functions. It can also be used for emergency callout, ringing the whole a list of numbers until someone answers, this could easily and quickly be configured and would allow peace of mind for an elderly relative or any vulnerable person.
An ideal application is where a team is spread over a wide area on mobiles or phones. It can also be use for emergency callout, ringing the whole a list of numbers until someone answers. A powerful solution for dealing with mobile network coverage issues.
As there is no charge for linking Flextel numbers together, you can easily combine Auto-Attendant, Hunt Group, Call-Blast or Diary Rerouting features to build a powerful solution, tailored to your needs.
For example a user can easily setup a series of hunt group destinations, those destinations all having an associated blasting group of upto 8 numbers. i.e. permitting first team call out, then if no answer, backup team call-out. The complexity is up to you and your specific needs. See our Solutions section for more ideas.
Depending on which type of Flextel number you use, you may not be charged to extend the call to your phone or mobile but your callers may pay more. The choice is yours. If you choose to be charged, then you only pay a single call-charge, if the call is answered, no matter how many extensions you blast.Simply put, other than Freephone numbers, some 08 numbers can cost you nothing to operate for calls connected to UK landline, mobiles and some international destinations.
Calls to Flextel voicemail is free, except for 0800 freephone numbers.
In summary, by selecting the right type of Flextel number type and using UK landlines and mobiles and some international destinations you can operate this feature without cost. For other combinations are prices are competitive. For more detailed information try our Call Price Calculator.