NFL Season Up in The Air. Toll Free Lines Ringing Non-Stop.

The buzz of course this month is the NFL standing–will there be a football season this year? This not only impacts football fans of course…business owners nationwide will see a dramatic decline in business if the season is locked out. Restaurants, bars, hotels, caterers, clothing companies that make sports apparel, and even airlines will all feel the impact. The individual teams 1-800 toll free numbers are ringing off the hook from what we hear–fans and business owners all trying to make their plans for September through January.

Advances in Communications Include Toll Free

Ten years ago we could never have imagined the advances in communications and technology. The pace of technological growth has been frenetic and toll free phone service has kept up with every step. Toll free numbers are used by every conceivable type of business in every traditional and contemporary way. Smart phones, APPS, social networks, internet all include toll free 800, 888, 877, 866 or 855 numbers. And as new technology emerges, toll free service will find its niche there too.

Tweet Your Toll Free

Social networking and toll free phone service are working in tandem more and more. Recently, many businesses are tweeting instant messages and announcements to customers and potential customers advising of changes, sales and promotions. Apps have toll free numbers regularly and of course businesses and non-profits on Facebook advertise their toll free phone number. The combination of networking and telecommunications is a good match.

Fast Paced Toll Free

Check this out: Toll free service has increased at such a fast pace that the supply of available 1-800 numbers is at an all-time low. According to the Federal Communications Commission 1-800, 888, 877 and 866 numbers are increasingly popular for businesses and for personal use. With no plans for the addition of new numbers, the existing supply is quickly depleting.
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Personal Toll Free Use

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. Get more on this story here.

Fight Against Toll Free Rationing

By a narrow defeat, telecommunications insiders say a proposal to ration the limited supply of existing toll free numbers has suffered a loss at 800 Services management System (SMS/800). To fight the fight against toll free rationing click here.

It’s No Debate, Don’t Wait

Toll free service has become a staple for businesses, organizations, and not-for-profits. According to reports, 98% of Americans use toll free numbers regularly. Businesses can see increases of as much as 600 percent if an advertisement includes a 1-800 number. Toll free numbers increase market reach, enhance customer confidence, establish recognition of brand image, and sustain businesses during times of a weak economy. Get more information on this phenomenon here.

Toll Free Obtainability

Where have all the 800 numbers gone? Good question. the answer is that many providers have stopped offering actual 800 numbers because they are so difficult to obtain. There are still a few providers that offer the 800 area code because some businesses just can’t do without…
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Popular Toll Free Area Codes

The “youngest” toll free area code is 866 and it’s definitely gaining popularity because there is a greater number of available words and easy to remember digits under the 866 area code. Once reserved for use as a personal toll free area code, many businesses are starting to see that having a great customized toll free number can be more marketable than having an 800 or 888 area code.
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800 Numbers More Often Preferred Over Local Numbers

The popularity of 1-800 numbers is surpassing that of local phone numbers at rates exceeding industry expectations.

Toll free service has increased at such a fast pace that the supply of available 1-800 numbers is at an all-time low. According to the Federal Communications Commission 1-800, 888, 877 and 866 numbers are increasingly popular for businesses and for personal use. With no plans for the addition of new numbers, the existing supply is quickly depleting.

Read more here.