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Establish a local presence in Fort Worth, TX

Area code 817

If your business is looking to expand its reach to Fort Worth, then an 817 area code phone number is a great way to do it—and you can get it as part of Dialpad’s unified communications plans. Try Dialpad for free to get set up with a local number!

Local phone numbers for area code 817: Great for sales and customer teams

Local phone numbers provide a way for businesses to establish local presence in a given area without having to set up a physical office while instilling a sense of trust.

If your business has prospects in Texas, having an 817 area code phone number can be beneficial in many ways, which we'll go into more detail later. It's also easier for customers in the Fort Worth area to contact you. When you buy a local number from Dialpad, you get far more than just a VoIP phone number.

How it works

All of Dialpad’s paid unified communications plans come with a local number included, in this case a number with a local 817 area code. This is along with unified communications features like phone calls, video conferencing, SMS/MMS messaging and team messages, and more—all from one intuitive, easy-to-use desktop or mobile app:

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The lowest plan starts at just $15/user/month, which also includes unlimited calling and texting in the US and Canada!

Next, let’s look at why you might need an 817 area code.

Where is area code 817?

The 817 area code is located in Texas, which is in the Central time zone.

The 817 area code was created in 1952. It was split twice in 1997, updating some of the phone numbers to area codes 940 and 254. In 2000, area code 682 was created and is currently an overlay to 817.

All your essential communications tools, included with an 817 area code number

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A truly unified communications platform

Dialpad’s not just about phone calls—the desktop and mobile app brings all your communication channels together into one app, from video conferencing to SMS and instant messaging, and even a contact center platform if you need it.

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Plays nice with any device

Use Dialpad’s desktop and mobile app across iOS, Android, PC, and Mac—or just use your web browser to join a call or video meeting, no downloads needed.

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Easy call forwarding

Never miss a call again. Dialpad’s call forwarding feature lets you choose up to five external numbers, so you can have calls automatically forwarded to your cell phone or landline, a colleague, or another department.

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Flexible call routing

Smart call routing gets your callers to the right department or person—without you having to lift a finger. With Dialpad, you can easily set your own rules for specific people or departments, have out-of-hours calls sent to voicemail, and make changes to your IVR without any help from IT!

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Shield your personal number

With Dialpad, you can make work calls from your personal cell phone—while showing your 817 area code work number and protecting your privacy.

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Real-time call transcription

Dialpad’s built-in AI is built by our own team and integrated directly into the communications platform to transcribe your phone calls and video meetings—in real-time. This way, you don't have to be distracted with note-taking and can give them your full attention (and Dialpad even detects highlights and action items).

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Voicemail transcriptions

When you're in back-to-back meetings all day, you can't always listen to every voicemail. Dialpad's visual voicemail feature transcribes your voicemails into text, so you can quickly read them when it isn't convenient to listen to them. (It even emails the audio and text versions to you!)

Get more than an 817 area code number

Try all these features out in Dialpad's unified communications platform! Sign up for a 14-day free trial to take it for a test drive. It takes just a few minutes, and you'll be set up with an 817 number too. Or, take a self-guided tour of Dialpad to play with the app on your own first!

Why your business needs a Fort Worth area code phone number

There are over 900,000 people in Fort Worth—that's a lot of potential customers!

If you're a business owner with existing customers or potential prospects in the Fort Worth area, you should definitely consider getting an 817 area code phone number for your business. There are several large businesses that are also based in this location, including American Airline Groups, John Peter Smith Hospital, and Pier 1 Imports.

With a local phone number, your business can immediately establish familiarity and credibility when connecting with people based in Texas.

Get your 817 area code business phone number in 4 easy steps

It’s super-easy to look up area codes and add a local number in Dialpad. When you sign up for a free 14-day trial, which takes just a few minutes, you’ll also be set up with a phone number with your area code of choice—in this case, an 817 area code.

Or, if you’re already with Dialpad, it’s easy to add another VoIP number or do an area code lookup too:

Step 1. Navigate to Settings

Step 2. Choose “Add a Number”

Step 3. Check your local licenses and add a business phone line

Step 4. Confirm the new phone number or select it from the Change menu.

That’s it!

Get a communications platform along with your 817 area code number

Standard

$15

/user/mo

$20 USD if billed monthly

1 License Minimum

  • Unlimited calling2
  • Unlimited SMS & MMS1
  • Call controls (call forwarding, transfer, hold, mute)
  • Custom voicemail greeting
  • Voicemail transcription
  • G Suite & Office 365 integrations
  • Fax (add-on)1
  • Custom off-hours routing

Enterprise

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100 License Minimum

All Pro plan features, plus:

  • 100% uptime Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Extensions
  • Unlimited office locations
  • Enhanced 24/7 Phone Support
  • Unlimited ring groups (departments)
  • Azure Integration
  • IAM/SSO Integrations (Okta, OneLogin)
  • Retention policies