855 Now. 844 Next.

Happy Halloween to all our readers. With the resounding success of the new 855 toll free area code numbers, we are receiving a multitude of inquiries about the pending 844 toll free numbers, still held by the FCC> We do not expect an imminent release but we do expect a release within the next 12-18 months. We will keep you posted.


Expanding Your Business with Toll Free Numbers

Utilizing multiple toll free phone numbers is a proven marketing tool that can increase existing business and jump-start a new company. Several great, memorable, toll free numbers will reach countless potential customers and clients. Toll free service is so affordable that anyone can get multiple numbers and still save over standard service. By advertising more than one toll free number, you can reach more customer and get more business coming your way. Let your customers call you for free.

This Halloween Be Afraid of Black Market Brokers

As with any commodity in high demand, a black market for toll free numbers has emerged in the United States, sending regulators scrambling to control the illegal sales of valuable 800 numbers.

With toll free service soaring in popularity while finite supplies of available numbers drop, attempts to illegally buy and sell choice numbers on the black market is increasing.

According to regulations enacted on April 11, 1997 by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) toll free phone numbers cannot be sold or brokered. These rules were approved after the FCC fielded numerous complaints about price gouging for catchy vanity numbers and popular numeric sequences.

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