855 On The Web

Since news has come out that the 855 toll free numbers could be released within days, there have been an awful lot of articles on the web about the new 855 toll free area code numbers, poised for release. Do your homework because not all the information out there is accurate. Prepare now and anyone can get a good custom 855 toll free number once they are released. But don’t believe everything you read–the FCC has stringent guidelines about the distribution of these numbers.


Why is Finding a Good 800 Number So Laborious?

With the fixed amount of available 800 numbers shrinking fast, subscribers who waited to secure toll free service are now learning why it is so difficult to obtain a number.

Industry insiders say the soaring popularity of toll free service combined with the failure of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to release additional numbers have created a tight supply of 800 numbers in heavy demand.

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Having a Hard Time Finding That Special 800 Number?

Small business owners, following the lead of the CEO’s of nearly half the Fortune 500 companies, are securing toll free vanity phone numbers as a strategic marketing tool. Personal use of toll free numbers has skyrocketed as parents secure an 800 number to stay in touch with their teens, college-aged children, and elderly parents.

More than two-thirds of the available supply of 800, 888, 877, and 866 numbers are taken and millions of new subscribers are registering every year. Business owners who wait much longer to obtain a number might find themselves out of luck. In a competitive market, a toll free number is a valuable commodity for every business.

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