Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




50 posts

Geek


#193885 28-Mar-2016 19:06
Send private message

OK so I have a business and I am wanting to setup a voicemail / message taking service

 

  • I have a skype number for the business which I can redirect or migrate to somewhere
  • Also have a mobile number on 2D which also needs to be redirected
  • Most answering services cost around $250 / month + $1 per text

I have found this service from Spark for only $12 - $49 per month

 

https://www.spark.co.nz/business/shop/mobile/plansandpricing/mobilepa.html

I am on a prepay $19 plan on 2Degrees, and thought if I setup a magic number ($6 for 500 mins) to redirect to a prepay sim from Spark or to a DDI (I assume this is only for a mobile plan, in fact it probably is only for a non prepay plan?).

 

I thought I can setup a redirection on no answer from my phone Samsung Galaxy 6 and then just have to make sure that its fully charged all the time.

Are there any other ways to do this? Also can I redirect the text from the Spark number?  
I dont really want to move off 2D but they don't have a service like this. Neither do Voda.

Haven't found any other call centre that is anywhere close in price, but it sort of is getting pretty complex with the redirection options..


Create new topic
16338 posts

Uber Geek


  #1521938 28-Mar-2016 23:01
Send private message

Looks very cheap for what it is, although is it answered by an overseas call centre? 


462 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #1522009 29-Mar-2016 08:41
Send private message

Mobile PA - Last i knew was answered by the team at AMS in Wellington.

 

Its a great service and you can customise the message to what you want. Never had any issues with them when I had it for a while


 
 
 
 


1537 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
2degrees

  #1522124 29-Mar-2016 11:08
Send private message

While we do not offer an answer service, with our $49.95 Pay Monthly plans and above you get free access to Voicemail and unlimited calling, so in effect you can arrange a call forward to another NZ landline or mobile number or it will go to VM if busy. 

 

https://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/mobile/pay-monthly/

 

Cheers

 

^POB

 

 


409 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted
Trustpower

  #1522158 29-Mar-2016 11:48
Send private message

A bit of a complicated setup but if you are just wanting a voicemail services - could you use a Voip service like 2Talk and their Voicemail to Email Service instead?

 

 

 

Could then add in IFTTT to scan the email inbox and text you when a new voicemail (email) arrives.

 

 

 

 





Any comments made are my personal views and does not represent those of my employer


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Menulog change colours as parent company merges with Dutch food delivery service
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:53


Techweek2020 goes digital to make it easier for Kiwis to connect and learn
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:48


Catalyst Cloud launches new Solutions Hub to support their kiwi Partners and Customers
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:44


Microsoft to help New Zealand job seekers acquire new digital skills needed for the COVID-19 economy
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:41


Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduces new HPE GreenLake cloud services
Posted 24-Jun-2020 08:07


New cloud data protection services from Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:58


Hewlett Packard Enterprise unveils HPE Ezmeral, new software portfolio and brand
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:10


Apple reveals new developer technologies to foster the next generation of apps
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:30


Poly introduces solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:14


Lenovo launches new ThinkPad P Series mobile workstations
Posted 23-Jun-2020 09:17


Lenovo brings Linux certification to ThinkPad and ThinkStation Workstation portfolio
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:56


Apple introduces new features for iPhone iOS14 and iPadOS 14
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:28


Apple announces Mac transition to Apple silicon
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:18


OPPO A72 a top mid-tier smartphone
Posted 19-Jun-2020 18:02


D-Link A/NZ launches new smart AX1500 Wi-Fi 6 Router
Posted 19-Jun-2020 15:03



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.