Manhattan Island Area Code 212
There is a prestigious air of distinction with a Manhattan Island, New York 212 phone number. People generally answer a call from the 212 area code – even if they do not know the number. There are only 10 million possible 212 phone numbers – so the supply is limited.
Purchasing a 212 Number
If you would like to add a 212 phone number to your UberSmartPhone (USP) account you will need to purchase it from a telephone number provider. Twilio rarely has a numbers for sale in the 212 are code. A 212 number typically has a one time cost anywhere from $125 to $15,000. In the $150+ range the purchaser usually gets a list of number to choose from.
After the number has been purchased it then needs to be transferred to your Twilio account before it can be used by UberSmartPhone (USP). Therefore it is important to choose a phone number provider that can execute this transfer. It is advisable to contact the vendor’s help desk before purchasing and verify.
Adding a 212 number to UberSmartPhone (USP)
Here is the process that we have used to provision a 212 phone number with great success:
- Purchase a 212 phone number from www.212areacode.com. (or equivalent provider)The one time fee ranges from $125 to $15,000.
- Transfer the 212 number to your Twilio account. This can take up to 3 weeks. Once transferred the ongoing maintenance is $1/month.
- Use your USP console to bring the 212 number in your Twilio account under UberSmartPhone (USP) control.
- Text the PIN to your 212 number to put a dialer on your smartphone and viola – calling from New York!