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Need a Toll-Free Number? Here's Why You Should Consider DIDs.
There are a few things that immediately make the ‘to-do’ list for anyone who is going to start a business. Aside from getting the capital together to start the business, you need a presence – a way for customers and partners to keep in touch. That means a website and a phone number. Not just any phone number will always do. A Toll-Free number is typically the best route for businesses - but getting one might be easier, and more cost effective than you think.
The company recently blogged about the Top 10 Facts You Should Know about Toll-Free DIDs to help those that would like to get familiar with Toll-Free numbers or are interested in its latest 25¢ DIDs Promotion.
Currently the company is charging only 25¢ for a new DID purchase until the end of September. This promotion includes No Porting and No Activation fees, and is available to both new and existing customers.
Here are five quick informational tidbits from the list about Toll-Free numbers.
- Toll-Free numbers cannot be used as a numerical Caller ID.
- Toll-Free numbers are not bound to a geographical location.
- Toll-Free numbers are managed using a system called SMS/800.
- Toll-Free numbers were not portable until 1981.
- Prior to the current system Toll-Free numbers used a system called the Zenith number.
Edited by Alicia Young