Is it possible to buy a number that is already owned by someone else?

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I don't have an account here yet, but the company I work for is looking to buy a phone number. The problem is that the phone number is apparently already in use but when we try to call it, it says the number is out of service. Is it possible to buy this number? And what would the process be to get that started?

The number is 856-961-6243. The reason for why we need this specific number is that we already printed it on one of our publications by mistake and cannot change it.

My other question is- is it possible to use your services with desk phones? Everything I've seen as I scanned this website seems to involve mobile phones. I have never been involved in the process of buying a phone number before, so any information I can get will be greatly appreciated.
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Hi Jaynell, let me try to address a few things.  In order to get the number 856 961 6243 you would need a current phone bill for it.  Then the process is called porting.  Not sure if you have access to this but that is the only way.

Ring central works with both Cisco and Polycom IP phones.  Not just any phone just so you know.

Many options and prices available to meet your needs

Changing phone systems could be complicated so you may want to work with someone that could address your questions.

Let me know

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