Timeline of Toll Free Subscriptions

If a toll free phone service carrier advises a customer that if will take weeks for a new toll free number, that customer should be told to find another service provider. Toll free numbers can, and should, be issued within just days. Even the transfer of an existing number should be speedy and easy to accomplish. If a carrier is taking weeks to get number for people, then their methods of obtaining these numbers could be in question. Toll free customers should be advised that properly-approved service providers can obtain new toll free numbers in just a few days, sometimes less.

VoIP Losing Steam?

VoIP users may also find that some calls they wish to make just wont connect to the other party. Until these glitches are fixed, fiber optics is considered a superior option, particularly for toll free phone service. Business owners who subscribe for an 800 number are dependent on clear, reliable connections to their customers and cannot risk losing business on unstable VoIP systems.

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Official List of SMSGOV Approved Toll Free Service Providers

In addition to the complete list of toll free telephone companies SMSGOV.com maintains; SMS-GOV.US also maintains a list of approved Toll Free Service Providers.

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Who is The SMS?

The SMS/800 Data Center houses the main database of available toll free 800, 888, 877 and 866 phone numbers for the United States and Canada. The SMS/800 maintains and updates the database and keeps records of the owners of each number and the service providers. Available numbers on the database are assigned to subscribers on a first-come, first-served, basis.

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