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Nestled in historic Hertfordshire, Bishop's Stortford is a vibrant market town with a population of around 38,000. Celebrated for its rich heritage and lively cultural scene, it's the perfect locale to connect your business. With a local phone number using prefix 1279, you can reach customers on any device or software, making your communications as flexible as your needs.

Use any device or software

Any device can be used to make and receive calls with your FlyNumber.

  • iOS or Android smartphone
  • Mac, PC, or Linux computer
  • Desktop office phone
  • Any regular phone (a phone number)
  • 3rd party VoIP solutions
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A genuine Bishops Stortford GB phone number

In the historic market town of Bishop's Stortford, you can connect locally using the 1279 prefix, a nod to its rich past and bustling present.

Dialing is straightforward: start with 01279 from within the UK, or +44 1279 from abroad, ensuring you're just a call away from this vibrant community.

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Local presence with global essence

Establishing a local presence in Bishops Stortford with a 1279 prefix allows businesses to foster trust and accessibility among local callers, enhancing customer engagement.

Studies suggest that callers are up to four times more likely to respond to a local number, ensuring you never miss an opportunity, no matter where in the world you're operating from or the device you're using.

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Unlimited incoming

When you answer phone calls with VoIP, or in other words the internet - it's free unlimited incoming minutes.

This is included in the price of the Bishops Stortford phone number.

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Forward to any regular phone number

For an additional low per min rate, you can forward the Bishops Stortford FlyNumber calls to any regular phone number in the world.

Use our phone system (optional) for increased flexibility:

  • To multiple phone numbers (up to 3)
  • Based on day of the week and/or time
  • Forward to phone number as backup to VoIP
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Use cases

Over the years we've seen our FlyNumbers used in a multitude of ways:

  • Use the Bishops Stortford number as a 2nd phone line/phone number
  • Anonymize your personal mobile phone number
  • Separate business and personal calls
  • For your "Contact Us" page
  • Give friends/family a local phone number to reach you on
  • Use the Bishops Stortford, GB FlyNumber for applications or forms (both online and offline)
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Optional Cloud Phone System

Configure your call flow with our intuitive "drag and drop" grid canvas

  • Call menu / IVR
  • Time/Day based routing
  • Route based on caller-ID
  • Forward to multiple destinations (Phone numbers and/or VoIP)
  • Call Queue
  • Much more...
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FAQ’s

How do I get a local Bishops Stortford GB virtual phone number?

Easy, just sign up here and choose how you'd like to use the Bishops Stortford FlyNumber (you can change the settings anytime via your panel).

Can I get SMS on my Bishops Stortford virtual phone number?

Unfortunately Bishops Stortford, GB numbers do not come with SMS capabilities at the moment. This can change at any time, so follow us on social media for updates. Full list of SMS enabled numbers here.

How do I receive free unlimited calls with my Bishops Stortford local phone number?

You'll want to use whats called a VoIP softphone (aka SIP application) - there are many free (and paid) ones available on iOS or Android.

Check out this blog post for more details.

You can also use a 3rd party VoiP solution.

Can I forward my Bishops Stortford FlyNumber to a regular phone number?

Yes, you can forward any FlyNumber to a standard phone number from anywhere in the world for a low per min rate.

Please note this blog post if you anticipate blocked or anonymous caller-ID's calling your FlyNumber (while it forwards to a regular phone number).

Is it possible to port an existing Bishops Stortford phone number to FlyNumber?

Generally speaking yes however we ask you to open a ticket or send us an email with the full phone number to confirm, it can take a couple of days to a week or 2 depending on the country.


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No Setup fees.

Never any contracts or obligations, cancel anytime.

Set up a recurring subscription or add funds to your account manually.

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*Monthly price for the number includes unlimited incoming and SMS to email.

Additional rates apply when you forward to a regular phone number, make outgoing calls and/or use our internal cloud phone system.