Virtual landlines in the United Kingdom: Future-proof, on-the-go voice solution

Specialised virtual landline and VoIP landline services for businesses in the UK

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Since our inception, we have been dedicated to providing top-notch and affordable telecommunication solutions, including VoIP landlines, SIP trunking, VoIP & Cloud PBX

As part of our VoIP solutions, we provide virtual landlines that cater for the needs of businesses in the United Kingdom offering future-proof, mobile, and cost-effective telephony solutions.

  • Harlow
  • Basildon
  • Epping Forest
  • Braintree
  • Rochford
  • Maldon
  • Uttlesford
  • Tendring 
  • Castle Point 
  • Brentwood
  • Colchester
  • Chelmsford

Virtual landlines are fast to set up and include a precise range of features designed to help you streamline a small business operation or single-person startup.

To find out how we can enhance your communications with a virtual landline, get in touch with us. You can contact us via our national office number listed below or use the “chat now” button at the bottom right-hand corner of this page for immediate assistance.

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What is a virtual landline?

A virtual landline describes modern telecommunications solutions provided over reliable IP technology (rather than traditional copper cabling which is being phased out during the scheduled PSTN switch-off). Virtual landline solutions enable businesses and individuals to have a geographic number and reliable telephony without being tied to a physical telephone line or premises.

A virtual landline is a VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) powered landline that is high quality, reliable and can be provided over any stable, internet connection, including 4G/LTE, 5G, fibre, ADSL, wireless or satellite. 

Virtual landlines offer a range of features including call routing, auto attendant, call recording, and call forwarding to smart devices. They are quick to set up, offer users great flexibility, cost efficiency and integrate with a wide range of unified communications and cloud PBX solutions. You can even get a virtual landline on your mobile device!

Whether you are a solo entrepreneur or large enterprise, future-proof your telecommunications today with a virtual landline solution. 

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Virtual landline pricing

Choosing the right virtual landline package is crucial for optimising costs and features. 

Whether you’re a solo entrepreneur or managing a team, we offer three-tiered pricing options—Classic, Essential, and United Voice Pro—that provide varying functionality and scalability to match your specific needs.

Each package includes a virtual geographic number, and IOS, Android and IP phone compatibility. Explore our packages and contact us to get started today.

Benefits of a virtual landline

Switching to a virtual landline not only modernises your business communications but also opens up a world of features designed for efficiency and flexibility. With our specialised packages, enjoy capabilities that range from basic call-forwarding to advanced system integrations, all while maintaining high-quality voice communications.

Explore the various benefits of our virtual landline solutions and contact us to submit your enquiry.

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Do you need VoIP phones?

VoIP phones enable your company to manage calls and benefit from a range of standard and advanced communication features. Many companies like the idea of a standalone desk phone for employees.

While your VoIP solution can be integrated with softphone applications that work with smartphones and other devices, existing and new VoIP phones can also be integrated with your solution and enable you to manage communications using the physical handsets with which your company is already comfortable.

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Frequently asked questions about virtual landlines

A virtual landline operates over the internet, enabling you to make and receive calls without a traditional phone line. It uses VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) technology to convert voice into data packets that are transmitted over the web.

All you need is an internet connection (new or existing). You can use any reliable, stable internet connection including 4G/LTE, 5G, Fibre, ADSL, Wireless or Satellite. No BT landlines are required for the service to run.

United Telecoms makes it incredibly easy to get started. Our technical team will guide you through the quick and hassle-free setup process. All you need is a stable internet connection, and you’re good to go. Enquire now for tailored solutions.

Yes, of course, you can port your existing geographic landline number so that you are still contactable on your geographic number. You can explore our landline number porting guide to find out more about the steps, and contact a specialist from our team to get started.

The virtual landline is set up remotely and can be activated on the same day as sign-up. The landline is set up within minutes by our in-house technical team; thereafter simple instructions are sent to the user to download and set up the app on their smartphone.

Yes, our system allows you to receive unlimited incoming calls. If you are on a call and cannot answer incoming calls, our auto-attendant system will be required. An auto-attendant acts as a virtual receptionist and can place calls onto a pre-determined holding message, allowing for multiple callers to be placed in a virtual queue. We recommend providing a customised “on hold” message for your clients while they wait to speak to you, ensuring they understand that you will answer shortly, as well as passing on relevant marketing information to the waiting callers.

Yes, your virtual number works anywhere in the world all that is required is that you have a reliable internet connection, there is no additional cost to the caller or yourself. No physical telephone line is required.

The user experience is simple and intuitive. You can make and receive calls via your business phone number on any compatible IP desktop telephone, your smartphone or PC, or any combination of these devices. If using the softphone PC-based extension, we recommend purchasing a simple, hands-free headset to ensure a high-quality end-user experience.

The virtual landline subscription fees are for the virtual landline and smartphone application only, this price includes your landline number and access to the virtual landline extension application. We do offer Yealink IP Phone handsets at an additional cost for users who prefer to have a traditional desk-based phone. The package does not include minutes or data, this is sold additionally. We provide month-to-month and long-term contracts to suit your needs.

Users can be added or removed quickly and easily, within a matter of minutes. Please remember there is a 30-day notice period, so any decreases made will take 30 days to reflect on your invoice.

  1. Check if call usage costs are included as a bundled fee or charged separately per call.
  2. Many virtual phone number providers charge per-minute call rates and/or a connection fee. Per-minute call rates increase the call charges as a 15-second call will still be charged for a full minute, while call connection charges are effectively a minimum fee for each call connected and lift call charges significantly.
  3. Check if all features of the systems are included in the subscription price. Some pricing models include only the most basic system and exclude many features which must then be added on at additional fees in order to operate a professional landline service.
  4. Check online client testimonials and reviews to ensure the provider has a history of reliable UK customer service support.
  5. Check details such as contract cancellation policies, and duration of the contract.

For a more detailed breakdown of how to assess hosted PBX providers and virtual landline providers, read our guide on how to assess telephony quotes.

Getting a UK virtual phone number is straightforward. Most virtual landline providers will offer a variety of area codes for you to choose from, allowing you to have a number that suits your business location.

United Telecoms Take: With United Telecoms, you can get a geographic telephone number tailored for various areas across the UK, including Greater London. Present your business as a local entity and enhance your trust in your service areas. Reach out to us for expert guidance on picking the best virtual landline service or VoIP system.

When choosing a virtual landline service provider, look for reliability, cost-effectiveness, and the features you require for your communication workflow. You should also check the reviews and online reputation of a virtual landline provider, and ensure they offer fast and effective customer support.

United Telecoms offers tailor-made telephony solutions that meet all these criteria. From cost-effective packages to robust features and exceptional customer support, we’ve got you covered. For personalised recommendations, contact us today.

Using a virtual landline with a VoIP phone typically involves configuring an IP-enabled handset with the settings provided by your VoIP provider.

Our virtual UK landlines are compatible with a wide range of IP handsets (cordless and desk phones) and your mobile phone (via a softphone extension or call forwarding).

Our in-house technical team will guide you through the simple setup process and ensure that your VoIP phone is perfectly integrated with your virtual landline for seamless communication. Interested? Contact us to learn more.

Got questions? Contact our experts today.


We service the following locations across London and the United Kingdom

Greater London: City of London, Hounslow, Barking and Dagenham, Islington, Barnet, Kensington and Chelsea, Bexley, Kingston upon Thames, Brent, Lambeth, Bromley, Lewisham, Camden, Merton Croydon, Newham, Ealing, Redbridge, Enfield, Richmond upon Thames, Greenwich, Southwark, Hackney, Sutton, Hammersmith and Fulham, Tower Hamlets, Haringey, Waltham Forest, Harrow, Wandsworth, Havering, Westminster and Hillingdon.

What Our Customers Say

“Once we approved the installations we were kept up to date daily with the levels of progress on our various sites and were very impressed with the final installation”

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London Office

2 Osborne Way
KT19 8GR
United Kingdom (UK)

Tel: 033 1630 0516
Tel: 020 3399 8011


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