Toll-free numbers are telephone numbers with distinct three-digit codes that can be dialed from landlines with no charge to the person placing the call.
Such numbers allow callers to reach businesses and/or individuals out of the area without being charged a long-distance fee for the call.
Your port order request will be checked and updated daily and you will be notified of its progress and status in email.
If your request is rejected, you will be asked to open a support ticket and in that support ticket we ask that you provide Port Order ID.
A Resp Org may not legally reserve a toll-free number without having an actual toll-free subscriber for whom the number is being reserved.
Resp Orgs who warehouse numbers are subject to penalties.
After you port your phone numbers to Skype for Business, Microsoft will become your service provider and will bill you for those phone numbers.
Nor can the FCC provide any information about the status of a number. A "vanity" number is a toll-free telephone number that spells a name, word or acronym chosen by the subscriber, such as 1-800-FLOWERS or 1-888-NEW-CARS.
‘Warehousing,’ ‘hoarding’ and ‘brokering’ toll-free numbers FCC rules prohibit Resp Orgs from "warehousing" toll-free numbers.
Calls to each toll-free number are routed to a particular local telephone number. Toll-free numbers are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis by entities called "Responsible Organizations" or "Resp Orgs." Many of these entities also provide toll-free service.
Resp Orgs have access to a toll-free database that contains information regarding the status of all toll-free numbers.