Universal toll free number, also known as Universal International Freephone Numbers (UIFN), 800 numbers issued by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The purpose of these numbers is to provide a consistent toll free number that doesn’t change from country to country and is composed of an 800 prefix and an eight-digit number.
Universal phone numbers (Toll free number) give you unprecedented flexibility to mitigate risk as you test new markets. Simply advertise your business with a local telephone number in one (or more) of the 75 countries we reach. You can forward that number to any branch office, call center, landline, mobile phone, VoIP phone, PBX phone or combination of phones you choose. Then, track your success in real-time with your online dashboard.
Although universal numbers are currently available in 65 countries, there are a wide variety of restrictions and limitations in using them for marketing, sales and customer care activities:
Fortunately, there are other options. By purchasing dedicated local and toll free number in the countries. Where your customers live, you can provide those customers with a number format. That is familiar and that they can dial from any phone. You can then forward calls from all of the different international phone numbers. To your central call center or to any phone you want, anywhere in the world.