Toll Free 866 Numbers Become More Popular. 855 Going Fast!

866 numbers, released by the Federal Communications Commission in 2000 to address the shortage of 800, 888, and 877 numbers are increasingly popular and becoming scarce. Meanwhile, the newest toll free numbers, the 855 area code, are going fast. Recent studies indicate that 9 out of 10 consumers recognize all the toll free area codes–800, 888, 877,866 and 855 as a toll free number.

Popularity of Toll Free 866 Numbers is Increasing

Toll free 866 numbers are rising in popularity and fast becoming one of the most requested toll free numbers.
866 numbers are the newest toll free numbers, released by the Federal Communications Commission in 2000 to address the shortage of 800, 888, and 877 numbers. Once consumers began to recognize the 866 pre-fix as toll free, the value of 866 soared.

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866 Numbers See Increase in Popularity

866 numbers are the newest toll free numbers, released by the Federal Communications Commission in 2000 to address the shortage of 800, 888, and 877 numbers. Once consumers began to recognize the 866 pre-fix as toll free, the value of 866 soared. Recent studies indicate that 9 out of 10 consumers recognize 866 as a toll free number. The 866 numbers are more popular then ever before, increasing in demand every day.

But insiders warn that just like 800, 888, and 877, the 866 numbers are in short supply. A nationwide demand for toll free service has caused supplies of the limited available phone numbers to plummet.

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Only 800, 888, 877 and 866 Are Valid Toll Free Area Codes

It is important to remember and to spread the word that the only toll free area codes at this time are 800, 888, 877 and 866. (855 pending) We have seen various advertisements–mostly online-encouraging consumers to call “toll free” and then listing a standard number. The customer does not realize and perhaps does not check the phone bill that comes in weeks later. This is an advertising scam that goes on frequently. Only the above four area codes are toll free for the caller.

Temporary Toll Free Provided For Nationwide Egg Recall

Major governmental egg recall in all 50 states. Use the toll free number to learn how you can protect yourself. The recall issued Aug. 13 covers eggs from Wright County Egg in Iowa packaged under the brand names Lucerne ( Safeway’s store brand), Albertsons, Mountain Dairy, Ralphs, Boomsma’s, Sunshine, Hillandale, Trafficanda, Farm Fresh, Shoreland, Lund, Dutch Farm and Kemps. The cartons come from plant Nos. 1026, 1413 or 1946. And now, a recall expansion involves eggs from Wright County Egg packaged under the brand names Albertsons, Farm Fresh, James Farms, Glenview, Mountain Dairy, Ralphs, Boomsma’s, Lund, Kemps and Pacific Coast. The egg cartons are from plant Nos. 1720 or 1942. To find out more, a toll free telephone number has been provided–866-272-5582.

Today Show Crowd Shows Off Toll Free

The spectator crowd at the Today show today held numerous signs advertising toll free telephone numbers–with all four toll free area codes. Ads for legal services, charitable causes, retail, and so on. Every pan of the camera revealed a new ad with a toll free phone number. We didn’t notice one ad without one in fact. Good way to get free advertising on national television and to incorporate your toll free number.

Are 866 Numbers Becoming More Popular than 877 or 888?

866 numbers are the newest toll free numbers, released by the Federal Communications Commission in 2000 to address the shortage of 800, 888, and 877 numbers. Once consumers began to recognize the 866 pre-fix as toll free, the value of 866 soared. Recent studies indicate that 9 out of 10 consumers recognize 866 as a toll free number. The 866 numbers are more popular then ever before, increasing in demand every day.

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Politics and Toll Free And Immigration Concerns

Once again politics and toll free phone lines are going hand-in-hand. Following the controversial Arizona illegal immigrations law, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials received nearly 100,000 calls to the toll free phone tip line from Oct. 1 through the end of April 2010. At this point in the previous fiscal year, the number has been reported as below 64,000. The tip line was started in 2003 as part of Operation Predator, a campaign to crack down on international child pornography and child sex tourism. The toll free line was so successful ICE decided to expand it to cover all customs and immigration-related crimes. The ICE hot line can be reached at 866-DHS-2-ICE (866-347-2423).

866 Phone Numbers Extremely Popular

866 numbers are the newest toll free numbers, released by the Federal Communications Commission in 2000 to address the shortage of 800, 888, and 877 numbers. Once consumers began to recognize the 866 pre-fix as toll free, the value of 866 soared. Recent studies indicate that 9 out of 10 consumers recognize 866 as a toll free number. The 866 numbers are more popular then ever before, increasing in demand every day.

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866 Toll Frees Gaining in Popularity

866 numbers are the newest toll free numbers, released by the Federal Communications Commission in 2000 to address the shortage of 800, 888, and 877 numbers. Once consumers began to recognize the 866 pre-fix as toll free, the value of 866 soared. Recent studies indicate that 9 out of 10 consumers recognize 866 as a toll free number. The 866 numbers are more popular then ever before, increasing in demand every day.

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