Reach more customers and build your
brand with 1800 numbers.

Enhance your inbound number with these features.

Location-based routing

Hunt group

State-based routing

Postcode prompting

Call forwarding menus (IVR)

Call splaying

Call forward

Time of day routing

Call overflow

Call reporting

Supports multiple offices

Business Intro™

Enhance your inbound number
with these features.

Choose Alltel as your preferred
1800 number provider.

All the confidence of a free-call number with inbound features that raises the bar.

When you get your 1800 number with Alltel, you know you’re backed by over a decade’s experience as a top inbound number provider in Australia. Whether you’re a small business, a large enterprise or a not-for-profit organisation, getting an 1800 phone number is a great way to attract more callers.

1800 numbers give callers the freedom to call your business from any fixed lined in Australia completely toll-free for the whole duration of the call. Adding to that, 1800 phone numbers can create a positive brand image while giving your business the flexibility of inbound call management.

What is a 1800 number?

1800 phone numbers are virtual business numbers designed to give Australian business like yours better control over your inbound call flows. While most of features and benefits are the same as 1300 numbers, 1800 numbers are essentially free-call numbers, meaning callers are not charged when dialing from any fixed line in Australia.

For this reason, 1800 numbers are also widely recognized as toll-free business numbers. By giving callers the convenience of free calls, 1800 numbers are great for promoting your business or organisation, as well as using them for short-term campaigns or events.

Incoming calls to your 1800 number can be programmed to redirect to one or more answerpoints based on the needs of your business.

How do 1800 numbers work?

1800 numbers work in much the same way as all other inbound number services. You can have your 1800 number service configured to efficiently manage your incoming call flows based on time and day, or location of caller such as area or state. Your calls can be redirected to one or more answerpoints based on availability. For example, you can redirect your 1800 number call to your mobile when it is unanswered on your office phone after a few rings.

Whether you answer on a landline or mobile, the cost of 1800 number calls are fully shouldered by your business. For this reason, it’s important to choose the best 1800 number plan for your business.

With a selection of competitive 1800 number plans with excellent call rates, Alltel offers great value service you can trust.

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Send the right message with a business 1800 number.

1800 numbers invite more calls to your business with free calls and make a great impression for your brand. With great call features that is tailored to suit you, get an 1800 number to take your business to the next level.

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I chose Alltel as I wanted an affordable 1800 number on my website rather than my mobile number. This was to filter enquiries and provide a professional image for my company.

— Angela Robertson-Buchanan | Photographic Passions

Let’s take a closer look at 1800 number features and benefits.

No contracts

We’ve ditched fixed-term contracts for simple and straightforward plans with no hidden charges. Switch plans anytime and add compatible services.

Get insightful reports

Get access to inbound call reports. See insightful call statistics such as caller locations, peak times and calls you’ve missed.

Fast activation

We’ll set up and activate your 1800 number in as little as one business day. Select from a huge list of available numbers you can set up straight away.

Expand your reach

Build a credible brand and reach more customers by giving customers free calls to your business.

Multiple routing options

Redirect your 1800 number calls based on location or time and day. Manage your calls your way.

Make live changes online

Manage your service online using My Alltel customer portal. Update your details and pay your bill easily.

Answer your business calls anywhere, anytime

Answer 1800 number calls on your mobile, office phone or have them redirected to live answering operator.

Flexible call management

Customise your 1800 number suit your business. Whether you operate from home or have multiple offices, we can help you configure the service exactly as you need.

With the 1800 numbers Advance plan, you can access premium features
and unsurpassed flexibility.

Business Intro

Start every call with a recorded business introduction. You can upload your own recording, or have a custom greeting recorded by our professional voice talents.

Voice prompt menu (IVR)

Give your callers the ability to route their own calls via keypad selection (ie. Press 1 for Sales…Press 2 for Support).

Powerful self-managed online portal

Configure your 1300 or 1800 number with an easy-to-use number portal, exclusive for Alltel Advance plans. All changes are free and take effect immediately.

Missed call alerts

Your 1300 or 1800 Advance sends instant email notifications for every call that you miss, so you can make prompt call-backs and take advantage of warm leads.

Call recording

Record and listen back to calls to your 1300 or 1800 number whenever you need it. Your recorded calls are a great resource for staff training and ensuring service quality.

Access detailed call reports

Your 1300 or 1800 number is a great tool for collecting data about your calls. We compile information such as who, when, and where your calls are coming from—all for free.

Voice2Email

Stay on top of your voicemail with a voice to email service. With instant SMS and email notifications, you can easily review each message as it comes.

Call whisper

Track which calls are coming from your 1300 or 1800 number through a short announcement that plays before your call is connected.

Enhance your 1800 number with additional
services that can help you do more.

As a standalone service, 1800 numbers have built-in features that get be configured to work perfectly for your business. As a full-service provider, Alltel offers additional services that can further enhance your 1800 number and cover all your comms needs.

Live answering service

Advanced routing options

Business Intro

Call forwarding menus (IVR)

Let’s put 1800 numbers up against other
phone number options for your business.

Mobility

Can you take your number with you wherever you go or if your business relocates?

1800 Numbers

1300 Numbers

13 Numbers

Landline Numbers

Mobile Numbers

Flexibility

Can you manage your incoming call flows based on your availability, time and day or the caller’s location?

1800 Numbers

1300 Numbers

13 Numbers

Landline numbers

Mobile numbers

Insights

Can you access inbound call reports?

1800 Numbers

1300 Numbers

13 Numbers

Landline numbers

Mobile numbers

Reach

Does your number have a national presence?

1800 Numbers

1300 Numbers

13 Numbers

Landline numbers

Mobile numbers

Manageability

Can you manage your number and make changes online?

1800 Numbers

1300 Numbers

13 Numbers

Landline numbers

Mobile numbers

Brand

Does your business number give a professional image for your brand?

1800 Numbers

1300 Numbers

13 Numbers

Landline numbers

Mobile numbers

Toll-free

Does your business number offer free local/landline calls?

1800 Numbers

1300 Numbers

13 Numbers

Landline numbers

Mobile numbers

Government fees

Do you have to pay an annual a government surchage?

1800 Numbers

1300 Numbers

13 Numbers

Landline numbers

Mobile numbers

Alltel’s 1800 number plans are backed by competitive rates
with one easy monthly charge.

1800 Micro
1800 Starter
1800 Grow
1800 Advance
$14per month

Prices exclude GST

Calls answered on your landline

10.7c per min

16.7c per min

Calls answered on your mobile

29.9c per min

$30

For small business
$19per month

Prices exclude GST

Calls answered on your landline

9.7c per min

10.7c per min

Calls answered on your mobile

23.9c per min

$30

Great value

Prices exclude GST

Calls answered on your landline

5.7c per min

6.7c per min

Calls answered on your mobile

16.9c per min

$30

  • Best Call Rates
Awesome features
$39per month

Prices exclude GST

Calls answered on your landline

9.7c per min

10.7c per min

Calls answered on your mobile

23.9c per min

$50

  • Call recording
  • Business intro
  • Voice2email
  • Call whisper
  • Realtime Changes Via Web Portal
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