Veterans Services Available At 1-800 Numbers Nationwide

This is the weekend we honor our lost military personnel. To support veterans services as a message of honor and remembrance, look up the dozens of 1-800 numbers related to veterans services nationwide. Toll free phone numbers have been helping to aid and resources to veterans for decades.

Is a Toll Free Phone Service Embargo in the U.S. Possible?

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.

Read more here.

Are 866 Numbers Becoming More Popular than 877 or 888?

866 numbers are the newest toll free numbers, released by the Federal Communications Commission in 2000 to address the shortage of 800, 888, and 877 numbers. Once consumers began to recognize the 866 pre-fix as toll free, the value of 866 soared. Recent studies indicate that 9 out of 10 consumers recognize 866 as a toll free number. The 866 numbers are more popular then ever before, increasing in demand every day.

Read more here.