Toll Free ShortagesExpected to Leave Many High and Dry

Government officials say something must be done to offset the problem—this means a possible rationing program and a tough crackdown on the burgeoning black market. Attempts to profit from the illegal sale of 800, 888, 877 and 866 numbers are in response to rapidly dwindling supplies. As with any commodity in high demand, a black market for toll free numbers has emerged in the United States, sending regulators scrambling to control the illegal sales of valuable 800 numbers.

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FCC Toll Free Regulations

You might be surprised to find some of the FCC’s toll free regulations on toll free phone numbers. Get a list here.