855 Number Scams Begin

WARNING: There are reports that scam artists are baiting people into giving out their credit card numbers so the con-man can “help you order an 855 number through your phone company”

These scammers may claim that they are “industry experts” or that they “are only trying to help you” but buyer beware, They often don’t do what they claim and they Bill Quickly.

Only order toll free telephone services from reputible companies that are sms approved resporgs:
https://smsgov.com/companies/

Toll Free and Texting

Can’t help but have noticed how many businesses and not-for-profits are using toll free telephone numbers in conjunction with text messages. For instance, customers can text to a toll free number for many promotional purposes. And non-profits are using texts to raise money. Most recently for example, Stand Up To Cancer is asking donors to text to their 1-800 number to pledge $10 to the cause. Another great way to use toll free in the ever-changing world of telecommunications.

Toll Free Numbers for Home Usage Now Commonplace

A new trend in the use of 800 numbers is drastically increasing the number of subscribers to toll free service. The new users? Families.

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.

Read more here.

Consumers Rely on 800 Support Lines

American consumers expect a toll free call. Those of us in the telecommunications industry know that if company does not offer 1-800 numbers to assist customers with tech support or payment assistance, it may not succeed.
Toll free phone service has become such a staple of retail and service companies that they are now expected by most customers. Without toll free, many companies are at risk.