Many people in Australia identify 1300 numbers as the phone numbers which are used by the companies that allow the callers to make call at minimum cost. These numbers are utilized by the businesses to catch the attention of callers. People know that when they see these numbers in the beginning, they are paying less. So, they won’t mind calling these numbers. Businesses make use of these numbers to their benefit but very carefully.
Toll free calls
When you see a phone number starting with 1300, it may be considered as toll free number, but that doesn’t mean that all the charges are paid by the receiver. If you dial this number, there will be a local call fee to be paid by you. The system works just like internet DNS system. There is no need to get another phone number or apply for another line. When you dial the number, the system locates the number and transfers the call there, may it be a landline or mobile phone. These numbers are well-known among call center service providers and customer support departments of the companies. (more…)