viber brings virtual local phone numbers for us canada and the uk

Viber claims 1 billion registered users, making it one of the largest chat apps in the world and today the company announced its latest feature – Viber Local Number (VLN). Viber will allow you to get a local based virtual landline or mobile number where anyone to call you at local rates. For now, the service is limited to inbound calls and texts but is scheduled to offer outward capabilities in the near future. Viber is rolling out the service in the US, Canada, and the UK for now with more countries coming soon.

To set up the new feature, you need to head over to the settings menu of…