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Call Announce

Now you know who is calling you

Differentiate between business or personal calls before answering
Easily identify the origin of calls coming from multiple businesses
Know which marketing campaigns are working and bringing in calls  

To use this feature, you will need to have or buy an Zintel number.

What is Call Announce?

Distinguish personal from business calls

Call Announce, also known as Call Whisper, is a feature that identifies which inbound number your customer has dialled as well as offering your customer’s name. An automated message is played to you specifying the number the caller has dialled, so you know which of your Virtual Numbers they are trying to reach. You are then prepared to answer the call in your most professional manner.

For an additional cost you can have a customised message which announces the offer they are calling about.

Why use Call Announce?

Technology that makes your job easier

Back to work-life balance

With Call Announce, you know every time a call is coming from your dedicated inbound call numbers. You can now decide if you wish to answer the call or send it to voicemail.

Get creative with inbound calls

Manage multiple businesses

Ideal for multiple businesses with different inbound numbers. Call Announce helps you easily identify which business that call coming from and answer accordingly.

Invest in marketing that works

You can dedicate one number to your marketing campaigns and get reports showcasing which campaigns brought the calls in. Sales figures are easy to analyse and data is much more accurate.

How does it work?

A call whisper that tells you where the call is from

Who uses Call Announce?

Businesses who want to focus on their priorities

With Zintel, all of our potential new clients hear the same, professional greeting when they place a call, and we get all voicemails converted to text and emailed instantly during off hours. Thank you Zintel for playing a role in our growth over two years!

Bella Zintel Customer

Zintel Customer Case Study

Bella values the flexibility that Zintel’s call announce gives her. She can customise her pre-recorded menu and the messages which are sent to her call centre employees.

She experiments with broad and specific messages, tailoring them to suit the campaign she’s running. Now it’s easy to track calls, customer types, campaigns and data.

Bella's Zintel Plans

Plan Type
Advanced Call Features
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Inbound Number Cost & Plans

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From $5 Per Month

How It Works

Select Your Value Plan

From $0 Per Month

Pricing and Plans

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From $5 Per Month Per Feature

Call Features

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Features Compatibility

Compatibility with inbound numbers

Available with

1300 Number

A 1300 number is more memorable, more professional, and more attractive for prospective customers.

Available with

1800 Number

A 1800 number gives your business a greater competitive edge, enabling your customers to call you toll-free.

Available with

Smart Number

Smart Number are 1300 numbers, 1800 numbers or 13 numbers followed by a word, such as 1300 zintel or 1800 service.

Available with

Local Virtual Number

Local numbers allow you to tailor your phone number for different geographic locations, so you appear as a local wherever you advertise.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What number will display for incoming calls?

The calling party number will display on your phone handset. The “whisper” lets you know it’s a business call – but still allows you to capture your customer’s phone number to make callbacks easy.

How long can the whisper or message be?

We don’t recommend making the announce any longer than a couple of seconds.


Can I have different call whisper message for different numbers?

Yes, you can but a new announcement feature is required for each different greeting you want to hear.


Premium Feature

Keypress to Answer
You can now decide what to do with a call

A message announces whether your call comes from any of your virtual numbers, or whether it’s a personal call. You can either take the call yourself by pressing any key to answer, or let it go to a personal or business voicemail. You can also divert it to another phone or your business partner by adding Call Overflow to your call plan. Keypress to Answer has a lot in common with Call Announce. The main difference is that you only answer your call if you choose to press any key on your phone.

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