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#193885 28-Mar-2016 19:06
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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

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..

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  #1521938 28-Mar-2016 23:01
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Looks very cheap for what it is, although is it answered by an overseas call centre? 

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  #1522009 29-Mar-2016 08:41
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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


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  #1522124 29-Mar-2016 11:08
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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.







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  #1522158 29-Mar-2016 11:48
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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.





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