How are 1-800 numbers assigned? Toll free phone numbers (area codes 800, 888, 877, and 866) are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis from phone companies and toll free service providers like Tollfreenumber.ORG.
How does toll free phone service work? Once you are assigned a toll free area code number, the caller to your number doesn’t pay for the call, you do. Fees depend on the servie provider you use.
Is a toll free phone number too expensive for a small business? No. In fact, toll free service can be less expensive than other standard phone fees. Small business owners using a toll free number can actually see substantial savings. Plus, there are no new installations needed. The toll free service works through the existing phone lines.