Business Owners Scramble

Toll free numbers were introduced in 1967. By the 1980s, nearly half of all long distance calls would be toll free. Today, 98 percent of adults say they regularly use toll free numbers. Meanwhile, the supply of 800, 888, 877, and 866 numbers are at an all-time low. More than two-thirds of the available numbers are taken and there are no immediate plans by the Federal Communications Commission to introduce a new pre-fix. With toll free numbers being lost to businesses looking to increase sales it looks like everyone’s scrambling to secure a toll free before they’re all gone. Get more information here!

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