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Toll-Free

A telephone number that never results in charges to the caller. That is, one is not assessed long distance or other charges when one calls a toll-free number. It is often used for charities and technical support services in which the owner of the number solicits phone calls. In the United States, toll-free numbers usually begin with 800 or 888.
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Pay-per-call advertisers on goWholesale are each assigned a dedicated toll-free telephone number.
The party also set up a toll-free telephone number for members to call and request a survey form.
The toll-free telephone number for the replay in the United States and Canada is 800-405-2236, conference ID number 11051430.
The live conference call will be available through the toll-free telephone number 1-800-404-8949.
Call center representatives will electronically record telephone calls made by State employees when reporting work-related accidents via the Accident Reporting System toll-free telephone number, Representatives will also obtain information concerning each incident along with any injury information and assign the caller an ARS number.
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company(R) is preparing for a major storm event from Hurricane Wilma and has reached out to its Florida policyholders threatened by the storm with on-line access to loss control advice on what to do before and after the storm as well as early notification of the company's toll-free telephone number for filing claims.
CHICAGO -- Today, CNA insurance companies announced the addition of a non toll-free telephone number to access its Catastrophe Operations Center -- within its Nashville, Tennessee office -- which continues to handle claims from Hurricane Katrina.
Now, from any working telephone, evacuees can dial a toll-free telephone number and use the ECC message center to communicate with family, relatives, friends, or other contacts.
Alfa Insurance (NASDAQ:ALFA) has activated a toll-free telephone number for customers to report damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.
The Contractor will pay for all expenses (at no cost to the State) needed to obtain and maintain the State~s current, toll-free telephone numbers including the current vanity number (800) GO2-TENN, and make available additional toll-free telephone numbers at the request of the State orState~s designee and pay for any and all additional costs in connection therewith.
and toll-free telephone numbers virtually anywhere in the world.
now offers this same capability and more, using old-fashioned toll-free telephone numbers.