Use case

Parallel Ringing

Ensure no calls go missed by parallelly ringing all the agents at the same time.




What is Parallel Ringing?

As the name suggests, parallel ringing enables businesses to automatically redirect incoming calls to all the agents at the same time This ensures a quicker response as the customer will always find an agent to talk to hereby improving the customer experience. Once an agent answers the call, the other phones will automatically stop ringing. This is beneficial especially for businesses with a customer facing team

How It Works


Customer dials customer facing number

The customer dials the number mentioned on the website/app


Exotel triggers parallel ringing

All the phones in the parallel ringing list begin to ring


One of the agents answers the call

The simultaneous ringing is discontinued once any of the agents answers the call

Advantages of Parallel Ringing


Quicker response time

Parallel ringing helps cut short call queues and call waiting and helps agents in quick resolution of tickets/issues.


No busy dial tone for callers

You can be assured the customer will be answered by an agent without waiting in the call queue for a long time.


Never miss an important call

For business owners whose entire business operation depends upon lead conversions through communication, parallel ringing enables them to have a control over all the leads as whoever calls will always find an agent to talk to.


Increased accessibility

Your customer can reach you any time (excluding off hours) and will always find someone to talk to which is good for maintaining the brand value and improves customer experience.


Simplified calling

When a customer calls, all the phones added in the parallel ring group will ring simultaneously till one of the agents answers the call. This is as simple as it can get.

Who can use it?

Any business with a customer facing a team looking for a quick customer response.
Industries such as Real Estate, Logistics, E-Commerce, etc. where lead conversion via phone calls is a priority.
Emergency services such as ambulance, hospitals, fire stations can benefit from parallel ringing and reduce response time.
Companies that require constant customer communication through calls

Brands that have implemented this

Exotel powers Anarock with Parallel Ringing solution

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Cloud telephony ensures businesses have scalable and reliable access to unified business communication without any burden of setting up infrastructure or additional CAPEX.


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Exotel's APIs are very clearly defined. Our tech team could integrate them in no time. It’s easy to incorporate into any product.

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Kumar Vinod

We used to use a traditional PBX system before. But that doesn’t have the capabilities of Exotel’s IVR system. So, we decided to use Exotel for our IVR cancellation system.

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As the name suggests, parallel ringing enables businesses to automatically redirect incoming calls to all the agents at the same time.
Please contact our sales team for assistance.
No, Parallel Ringing is not compatible with Skype.
Industries such as Real Estate, Logistics, E-Commerce, and emergency services such as ambulance, hospitals, fire stations can benefit from parallel ringing and reduce response time.
5 phones can be connected at once using our Parallel Ringing feature.
Get in touch with us to know about pricing for Parallel Ringing.

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