Interesting Article About Changes in Telecommunications

Interesting Article on changes in the telecommunications industry: http://www.enterprisenews.com/business/x1070618535/MASS-MARKET-Landlines-lose-their-relevance

Dearth of Numbers Causes Concern

An unprecedented decrease in the availability of 1-800 numbers in 2008 has telecommunications experts concerned about the depletion of quality available numbers within the toll free sector. Recently, a member of the Tollfree Advisory Committee at SMSGOV.com said this scarcity of really good numbers is causing a rush to get new toll free numbers. Toll free phone numbers are considered one of the best marketing tools, particular during recessionary financial times.

Home Use of Toll Free Numbers the Newest Trend

Personal use of toll free phone service has skyrocketed in the past five years. Adults are now routinely providing elderly parents on a fixed income with an 800 number. Parents are hooking their kids up with toll free service so they can keep in constant communication. And experts say this trend is not a passing fancy. Toll free service for personal use is here to stay.

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