Many businesses benefit from incoming 08xx numbers. These non-geographic telephone numbers are commonly used today and include 0800, 0808, 0845, 0844, 0870 and 0871. With these numbers, you can track the volume of calls presented to your business easily at the end of every month when you receive your billing data.
Using a different 0800 free phone number for each different marketing activity can prove vital in evaluating the effectiveness against cost area and deciding where your money is best spent.
The allocation of 0800 numbers for free-phone is becoming restricted but the newer 0808 number range is now accepted and understood as free-phone and these are widely available with a broader choice of telephone numbers.
Many businesses are moving away from the national rate 0870 numbers based on regulation changes and 0844 / 0871 have become more prevalent in recent years. If you already have any 0800 / 0845 / 0870 numbers then you may receive cost savings or enhanced functionality through porting these over onto our systems.