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Hunt Groups

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A Hunt number/group is not connected to a particular handset, but incoming calls to a particular number (hunt number) are routed to a pre-defined group (hunt group) of extensions numbers. The call can be broadcast or rotated through the pool of lines until a free line is found and the caller is connected.

Features and Benefits

Features & Benefits 
  • Calls can be routed to a group of numbers, allowing anyone to answer the call.
  • Ideal for service desks or general enquiries lines.
  • Phones can “log out” of the hunt group when they need to.

How Much Does It Cost?

How much does it cost? 

There is no cost for the set-up of the group, however the main hunt group number will be charged at a rate of £1.25 per month (+ VAT where applicable).

How Do I Get This Service?

How do I get this service? 

All orders must go via your Telephone Liaison Officer (requires Raven authentication).

How Quickly Can I Get This Service?

How quickly can I get this service? 

Delivery lead time is more often than not immediate. It is, however, advised to receive confirmation from your Telephone Liaison Officer (requires Raven authentication).

Support Details & Contact Information

Support Details & Contact Information 

Please contact your Telephone Liaison Officer (requires Raven authentication).

Available Service Hours

When is this service available? 

365 days a year, 24/7.

Supported Service Hours

Supported Service Hours 

Monday to Friday, normal working hours.

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