Gain Profit. Reduce Overhead. Virtual Offices

Gain profit. Reduce expenditures and overhead. These are two of the benefits of a virtual office. Toll free phone service combined with virtual office systems streamlines management needs and reduces communications costs. With a toll free phone system that mimics corporate phone set-ups, any small business can have comprehensive telephone connections without having to install any new equipment or purchase new set-ups. Employees can work from home or on the road. Calls can be transferred from one staff member to another. We are finding that virtual office systems are becoming more and more popular, especially as companies attempt to keep their staff costs down.

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FCC Jurisdiction Covers Toll Free Numbers

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates the use of toll-free numbers and establishes rules on how they can be obtained and used.

Launched in 1967 by AT&T, 800 numbers came under the purview of the FCC in the 1980s when the phone service monopoly broke apart. In 1991, the FCC required that toll-free numbers be portable, meaning that a toll-free number subscriber can “port” his or her number to a new provider when changing toll-free number service providers.

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