Connecticut Officials Connect With Toll Free

Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell advised residents impacted by last weekend’s storm that they can call the state Insurance Department’s toll free phone number at 800-203-3447 with questions about claims. “The destruction that Fairfield County experienced from this storm was like nothing I have ever seen,” Governor Rell said. “Thousands of towering trees were blown over while countless houses and vehicles were damaged by debris.” Residents can also visit the state Insurance Department’s website at http://www.ct.gov/cid to get tips for making the claims process easier.

Toll Free Numbers Have Advantages Land Lines Don’t

Experts say that consumers recognize that many of the advantages of 1-800 numbers outweigh standard local phone service. Toll free service is becoming increasingly common with parents wishing to keep in close contact with children and teens. Businesses with a 1-800 number see increases in sales, word of mouth referrals and a decrease in product returns. Standard local phone service does not provide any of these advantages.

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Expected Toll Free Usage

For several months now, industry insiders have been advising anyone looking for a toll free number to secure one immediately. The warnings are apparently sinking in– applications for 800 numbers are at an all-time high as subscribers try to obtain a number while there are still some remaining. There’s more information here.