Questions Linger About 855 Numbers

Here in this industry we field a lot of questions about telecommunications and, in particular, toll free phone service. Most notable lately are questions about whether or not new 855 area codes will become available for use. As we have stated here many times, we are still unsure exactly when the 855 numbers will be released but the buzz points to sometime within the next 12 months or so. We will see. In the meantime, we will keep all our readers posted and as soon as we hear anything at all we will let you know through this blog.

Make your Phone Match Your Domain

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Criminals Rounded Up in Toll Free Sting?

Growing concern about the limited stock of 800 numbers is creating an even higher demand for toll free service, a marketing tool that the FCC says is “proven” to increase business. In fact, studies show that telephone orders can increase up to 60 percent and word of mouth referrals can rise by 200 percent. With stats like that, industry insiders are not surprised by the emergence of a black market for 800 numbers.

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