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How to get a platinum number for your mobile phone

In this section, we will show how to obtain a platinum number for your mobile phone and, more importantly what they are and mean to you!

What are they?

Platinum numbers are personally chosen mobile phone numbers for your mobile phone. This number can be applied to any phone across the world though mainly are issued in large western countries like U.S.A and the United Kingdom. These numbers can be bought and assigned to your phone as your phone number. You can either choose from a list of pre-selected numbers which can be bought as they are, or you can pay a higher premium to choose your own and buy the specific number. The benefits of this method is that you can remember your number. Other types of numbers There are also other types of numbers like this, including Bronze, Silver and Gold. These range from Bronze, which is least memorable to Platinum which offers the most memorable private numbers.

Where can you buy the platinum numbers?

Platinum numbers are the most expensive when needing to buy a phone number as in the scale of Bronze to Platinum, with platinum being the most desirable (as it is more memorable), it comes at a higher cost. How are they bought? The way in which the numbers are bought is through a sim card which includes the number. These can be bought from retailers like O2 however, these can be very expensive and are not widely obvious when they are available. Internet websites The sellers which have the highest availability of numbers on offer mainly include Internet websites like Cityofsim.com and Uniquesim.com. These sellers offer a money back guarantee meaning that when you buy from here, you are protected. The price of platinum numbers can vary from £29.99 for a number like 0790 11 66 321 which is a less memorable number, to prices of up to £400 for a number like 075 4444 1234 which is very memorable. However, if you do not like the price of the most expensive numbers which are offered, then there is a feature on Cityofsim which can allow you to choose your own mobile number - costing a fixed rate of £125(These prices are correct as at 29.06.2011 and are sourced from Cityofsim.com.) Final word If you follow this guide, you should be able to decide with a more informed decision about the subject. It should be noted that all these prices are correct at time of writing and the numbers are subject to availability.

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