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- Whistel-blowers are wary of hot lines. Greengard, Samuel // Workforce;Nov97 Supplement Tools, Vol. 76, p7
Focuses on the use of anonymous, toll-free hot lines that allows employees in United States to ask questions and report problems in companies. Opinion of Andrew W. Singer of Across the Board magazine on the hot lines; One of the biggest problems of the hot lines; Success of the company hotline...
- New 888 toll-free numbers change telecom industry. Kagan, Jeffrey // New Hampshire Business Review;4/26/96, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p25
Reports on the selection of 888 as the other toll-free exchange number besides 800 by the US Federal Communications Commission. Placing of the replicated vanity 888 numbers in a temporarily unavailable status; Comparison of the 888 toll-free number with the 800.
- Do 800 numbers pay off? // PHC Profit Report;1/15/95, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p3
Discusses the efficiency of 800 numbers. Preference of service contractors for remote call forwarding network; 1994 study by MATRIXX Marketing on consumers' favorable response to 800 numbers; Effect of income on using 800 numbers; Percentage of misdials on the use of letter `o' in 800 numbers.
- Tip of the week. // PHC Profit Report;7/15/95, Vol. 3 Issue 14, p6
Gives tips on using toll-free numbers that spell out a word. Plan to add an 888 toll-free number.
- CONUS toll free telephone number for Bayonne, NJ, Vehicle Processing Center. // Translog;Jul92, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p11
Introduces the Bayonne, New Jersey-based Military Ocean Terminal (MOT) Vehicle Processing Center's (VPC's) CONUS toll free telephone number.
- Tragedy heightens 888 awareness. Pappalardo, Denise // Telephony;7/29/96, Vol. 231 Issue 5, p7
Relates how the airline crash off the coast of Long Island, New York provided a venue to increase the level of awareness of citizens about the 888 prefix numbers. Use of the toll-free number to gather account of witnesses about the airplane crash; Public education through the disaster.
- A toll-free three-peat. // Telephony;04/07/97, Vol. 232 Issue 14, p18
Reports on the creation of toll-free prefix 877 in the United States on April 4, 1998. Committees of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions' review of plans for software and other changes to the public network.
- Anti-theft unit calls attention to phone fraud. Lee, Mie-Yun // Crain's Cleveland Business;09/08/97, Vol. 18 Issue 36, p22
Examines the ways companies can limit their exposure to fraud in the toll free telephone business. Different ways listed; Information on a toll-fraud prevention system; What the system consist of; Features of the system; Functions of the system; Tips offered when dealing with a toll-fraud...
- Toll-free line spins chat into gold. Dunn, William // American Demographics;Dec93, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p16
Reports on the importance of toll-free services to businesses and government agencies in the United States. Increased competition and sales in the toll-free zone; Discounted services and new programs; Potential customers. INSET: Why toll-free?..