Categories
General News and Updates VoIP

Call Like a Local, Pay Like a Local

Our cloud phone system has always allowed you to call any phone number globally while displaying your FlyNumber as the outgoing caller ID. This feature ensures you appear local, no matter your location or the device you’re using. With our latest update you can now make those same same phone calls while paying  significantly less […]

Categories
General News and Updates

AI – the best thing to come out since sliced bread!

So much going on as far as AI so I thought it would be fun to just plop all my thoughts in a blog post. I still remember my first computer, a 1990’s Compaq Presario (4000 series I believe). Urban dictionary defines “Presario” as: …perfect form of. Final Level is reached. Urban Dictionary HA! Back […]

Categories
General

Forwarding to regular phone number and blocked caller-ids

We touched on this topic a couple years ago however we see a slight increase in “anonymous caller ID connectivity issues” so thought to re-vist in a quick post here. One of the ways you can use your FlyNumber is to forward the FlyNumber to a regular phone number. Any regular phone number in the […]

Categories
General How-to

When your phone number goes MIA and how to get it back

It’s the nature of the business to release a phone number back to a “pool” for others to buy/lease after they’re longer being paid for. -Nader Jaber, Founder of FlyNumber Nowadays our phone numbers have become more than just a string of digits. They are our identifiers, gatekeepers, and connectors in a world increasingly reliant […]

Categories
General VoIP

Can blockchain fix the VoIP phone number verification conundrum?

Note: If you’re looking for a VoIP phone number to register an OpenAI account go to the bottom of this post. Am I the only one surprised that no ones’ figured out a way to incorporate “VoIP” phone numbers and “verification” with some sort of blockchain tech? Specifically the SMS verification, it’s not a technical […]

Categories
General How-to

Customize incoming caller ID for effective call management with our cloud phone system

One of the standout features of our cloud phone system is the ability to edit the caller-ID for the phone receiving the FlyNumber calls (only when using VoIP). This comes in handy when you need to distinguish between calls coming in from different phone numbers. Imagine having a UK, Canada, and US FlyNumber ringing directly […]

Categories
General

Understanding the call logs and possible responses

Here’s a quick overview of the FlyNumber logs and possible responses, this isn’t an exhaustive list but many of the responses are pretty self-explanatory. The logs are broken down into 2 main sections. 1. The core FlyNumber logs All incoming calls will always show up here, regardless of the forwarding or if you’re using our […]

Categories
General

NYC phone numbers – Inside scoop

So I thought it would be a neat idea to write a little about popular area codes -their history, availability, technical aspects, and perhaps the occasional pop culture reference.  Given that we started in NYC, it only makes sense to start with the big apple. I’ve been outside the city for a while now so […]

Categories
General

How caller-ID works when forwarding to a regular phone number

You can take any of our local phone numbers and forward the calls to any regular phone number in the world. Some forward their FlyNumbers to a local number, for example – a Canada FlyNumber forwarded to a Canada mobile. Others go international – a UK FlyNumber forwarded to the US. (everyone has their reasons) […]

Categories
General

Forwarding the calls versus setting the calls

“Forwarding the calls” somewhere vs. setting the calls to ring somewhere are 2 different things. It may be important for you to know the difference. At our core, we’ll always offer you the ability to use the FlyNumber(s) in one of the following three ways. 1. Set the calls to a SIP URI. This can […]