Toll Free Keeps Government Rolling During Snow

The federal government was shut down for two days earlier this month in the nation’s snowbound capital, but work continued in houses and apartments across the Greater D.C. region. Employers used toll free phone numbers to advise their staff members if the offices were closed and offered all the specifics of the needs of the work day. Then the employees used their work-provided laptops to do business from home. Staffers called the toll free numbers in the morning and were provided all the information necessary to keep government business rolling along.

FCC’s Targets Toll free Industry

Insiders say to avoid being caught in an undercover investigation and facing hefty fines from the Federal Communications Commission, anyone interested in obtaining an 800 number should deal with reputable service providers such as Qwest, or AT&T. Continue here to get full story.

How Much Should Toll Free Service Cost?

A toll free number lends credibility to any business, enhances customer service, and increases customer confidence. There are no additional installations needed for a 1-800 number and the calls can be routed to any cell phone, landline, or fax. Studies show that sales can double and word of mouth referrals can increase by as much as 200% making toll free service an affordable and indispensable tool for any type of business.

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