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New 855 Toll Free Phone Numbers Going Fast

October 12, 2010

The Federal Communications Commission released a new toll free prefix, making about 7.7 million new 855 phone numbers available.

Phone (News - Alert) People, a service provider of toll free and vanity phone numbers noted in a press release that premium or vanity numbers (i.e., numbers that spell out a company name) are expected to go fast. 

A subsidiary of j2 Global Communications, Phone People has direct access to the national database of new 855 numbers. j2 Global (News - Alert) Communications, Inc., provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world.

The company said that it is well-positioned to help businesses search for and obtain the new premium 855 toll free numbers they want. The premium 855 numbers are expected to go fast and according to Phone People they will be issued on a first come, first served basis. For this reason, businesses are encouraged to visit the company website for a chance to claim the toll free or vanity numbers of their choice. 

Phone People is announcing a special offer and has decided to waive the one-time $35 vanity search charge and offer 50 percent off the monthly service fee, only in the month of October.

More gifts are in store: all businesses that get an 855 toll free number with Phone People will automatically be eligible for a chance to win Apple (News - Alert) products.

An affordable Phone People toll free vanity number is ideal for cash-conscious entrepreneurs and small business owners that want to project an established, big business image at low cost.

Businesses will especially like the attractive features such as professional greetings, call forwarding and routing, auto attendant, and voicemail to e-mail/text provided.


Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Jaclyn Allard

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