Good News Is Two-Fold On Toll Free

Just how many quality custom toll free phone numbers remain available for new subscribers? This is a question that pops up frequently and an issue of constant concern for those of us in the telecommunications industry. With a limited number of numerical possibilities and increased interest in obtaining the remaining toll free phone numbers, the supply could eventually be gone. But the good news is two-fold. First, there are still providers that can supply a good custom number with any of the four area codes (800, 888, 877 and 866) and there is an anticipated turn-about within the next year or so. New numbers (the new 855 area codes) are expected to be released to replenish supplies.

Supply Shortage May Lead to Service Stoppages

Telecommunications industry sources now say an unthinkable embargo on new toll free phone service in the United States is a real possibility within the next year. Facing a severe shortage of available 800-numbers, a skyrocketing demand for toll free service and an emerging black market for 800 numbers, insiders say officials feel they are left with no choice but to impose an embargo.

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Don’t Get Swindled on a Toll Free Number

It’s becoming difficult to figure out who’s the bad guy and who’s the good guys when it comes to toll free service. Many “companies” on the internet turn out to be fly-by-night and usually don’t even offer legitimate services. Check out more on this and how you can find yourself an actual provider here.