855 Offers Millions of New Matches for Toll Free and Domain Names

When 855 toll free area code telephone numbers are furnished by the FCC to subscribers–hopefully within a few months–it will open the doors to match millions of new domain with toll free numbers. Business owners who do not have the ability to match their domain name with their toll free phone number because the 800, 888, 877, and 866 combos are taken, will now have plenty of new options.


Hoarding 800 Numbers is Against the Law

According to regulations enacted on April 11, 1997 by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) toll free phone numbers cannot be hoarded or brokered. These rules were approved after the FCC fielded numerous complaints about price gouging for catchy vanity numbers and popular numeric sequences. The FCC reports that anyone caught attempting to sell or broker an 800 number faces significant fines.

Fiber-Optic & Toll Free Service

As the use of toll free phone service grows at record rates, the popularity of fiber optic toll free service is now far exceeding that of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) service.

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