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Direct Inward Dialing (DID)

DID stands for Direct Inward Dialing (DID) and is often used interchangeably with “telephone number”. The term originates from a time when it was more common for offices to avoid individual phone numbers for employees, and instead utilize extensions.


How is Bandwidth Involved with DIDs

Bandwidth supplies DIDs (phone numbers) as a part of inbound voice services.


What are the Benefits Bandwidth’s DIDs

While providing DIDs is not unique in itself, Bandwidth’s APIs for ordering new phone numbers and transferring from other carriers are considered industry leading.



Where We Talk About DIDs

On our site

  • Bandwidth Voice Service
  • Bandwidth Phone Numbers
  • Docs for Developers: Buy Phone Number
  • Bandwidth Dashboard: New Billing Reporting FAQ
  • In our downloads

  • Automate Ordering & Porting Phone Numbers
  • Bandwidth Phone Number Dashboard Overview
  • Automate Ordering & Porting Phone Numbers


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