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# 218059 24-Jul-2017 10:49
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Morning Everyone...blah monday!


We are looking to get a USA number which we can receive calls and make calls. It is important that people in USA call a "usa number".
Doing some googling and see google talk used to do this but apparently not anymore as things have changed to Google Hangouts.


Have tried google Hangouts and cant seem to find anything about acquiring a number.


We also made a test call from hangouts and it shows as "unkown number" is there any other way to do this? Doesnt have to be google hangouts.



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  # 1828254 24-Jul-2017 10:53
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You can get a USA line via 2talk. You could get an ATA and then it will work from any broadband connection.


Cheers, Matt

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  # 1828255 24-Jul-2017 10:55
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Google Voice still exists but you need to have an American google account. I'm sure there are probably ways to do this from NZ.
Using the Hangouts dialer you can also set it up to show as a call originating from your mobile phone's number




There are other options like skype numbers as well.


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  # 1828273 24-Jul-2017 11:43
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Use the they provide north carolina did free of charge and you can use FireRTC with hangout intregeted. American clinet use NC number to dial you and you can use Fire RTC on window or android platform.

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  # 1828279 24-Jul-2017 11:56
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There are literally hundreds of providers offering this.



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  # 1828387 24-Jul-2017 13:46
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thanks everyone! going to setup this today like @vijaynz answer as i can use it on my mobile,super handy!

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