Virtual phone number in Ghana
Have your own phone number in Ghana for a few dollars per month. Incoming calls can be forwarded anywhere worldwide at the cost of a local call.
In this article we will explain how it works and how you can get a virtual phone number in Ghana now.
A virtual number is a real phone number
People calling your Ghana virtual phone number will have the same experience as if calling a regular local number.
When you make calls from your number – people you call will see your number before answering.
You can get your phone number in Ghana here.
Different types of numbers
In Ghana it is only possible to get mobile numbers as virtual phone numbers. Mobile numbers start with the prefix 24.
Please note that this is a mobile number that does not have a SIM card associated with it.
Who can buy a Ghana phone number?
Anyone in the world can buy a mobile number in Ghana.
What does it cost?
The cost for having a virtual Ghana phone number is based on the following components.
- One time set up fee
- Monthly cost
- Incoming calls
$0.130 per minute
- Calls and call forwarding
Costs as a local call.
- Optional add on services
Voice response, call recording requires that you have a paid plan (starts at $9.95 per user and month). This includes free calls, call forwarding and free phone numbers.
The easiest way to answer incoming calls to your Ghana phone number is to forward all calls to your regular mobile phone number or to a landline number.
When you receive a forwarded call, you can see the number of the caller – or the virtual number they called – dependent on your settings.
Call forwarding worldwide costs like a regular local call.
There are many other options available for call forwarding, such as answering calls with voice response, sending calls to team members etc.
The person you call can see your number. You can chose if you want to show one of your Sonetel numbers or your regular mobile number.
You will be charged local call rates for the calls you make.
SMS cannot be received on Ghana virtual mobile numbers.
If you want to add voice response to your phone number (“For sales, press one…”.) you need to a paid plan. This gives you access to the “Voice apps”.
Text-to-speech can be used to create the messages to be played to callers. Simply type in the message you want converted into an audio message.
You can also upload audio files or record new messages with your phone.
Only use call recording if you can do it without breaking any laws in the country of the phone number, or in the countries where you – and the person you are talking to – is in.
Here are the different subscriptions available.
- Subscription options
You can subscribe with monthly renewal, or 1-year or 3-years. The longer the subscription – the lower the monthly cost. You pay in advance for the entire subscription period and can turn off auto-renewal whenever you want.
Are there any limitations?
Yes, there are different limitations, dependent on what type of subscription you have.