In Forbes We Trust

Forbes is the mecca of business magazines and many business owner, old and new, subscribe to it for it’s powerful messages regarding creating and sustaining a business. One of the things covered in recent past is toll free numbers and the problem obtaining a new one. Check out more of this story here!

Fair Distribution is Rule of Law

In March 1998, the FCC ordered the fair distribution of vanity toll free numbers. The Commission concluded that assigning vanity numbers would be on a first-come, first-served basis to ensure fair allocation of numbers. The FCC decided that “a first-come, first-served process is also the most efficient method for assigning toll free numbers because it is the most easily administered and least expensive way to allocate numbers.” The FCC also announced that the the first-come, first-served system avoids disputes among subscribers over who is entitled to a particular number.