Vanity number

Vanity Numbers
A vanity number is a local or toll-free telephone number for which a subscriber requests an easily remembered sequence of numbers for marketing purposes.wikipedia
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Toll-free telephone number

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A vanity number is a local or toll-free telephone number for which a subscriber requests an easily remembered sequence of numbers for marketing purposes. SMS/800 and RespOrg and Toll-free telephone number#Vanity numbering
A toll-free vanity number, custom toll-free number, or mnemonic is easy to remember; it spells and means something or it contains an easily recognized numeric pattern.

Phoneword

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While many of these are phonewords (such as 1-800-Flowers, 313-DETROIT, 1-800-Taxicab or 1-800-Battery), occasionally all-numeric vanity phone numbers are used.
Phonewords are the most common vanity numbers, although a few all-numeric vanity phone numbers are used.

1-800-Flowers

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While many of these are phonewords (such as 1-800-Flowers, 313-DETROIT, 1-800-Taxicab or 1-800-Battery), occasionally all-numeric vanity phone numbers are used.
Vanity numbers

RespOrg

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SMS/800 and RespOrg and Toll-free telephone number#Vanity numbering
There was no means to select between rival carriers and little room for vanity numbering; a subscriber would need three separate numbers to be reachable from Canada, US interstate and US intrastate.

Pizza Pizza

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Numbers ending with repeated digits (such as -1111) are heavily advertised by taxi and food delivery companies; the Pizza Pizza chain has trademarked 967-1111, a Toronto local number.

Hotel

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A memorable repeated sequence is also valuable to hotel chain franchisors such as Super 8 Motels, which advertises 1-800-800-8000.

Super 8 Motels

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A memorable repeated sequence is also valuable to hotel chain franchisors such as Super 8 Motels, which advertises 1-800-800-8000.

CFRB

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A broadcaster may match a local telephone number to a station frequency (an AM 1010 radio call-in programme may use 872-1010 or a TV channel 13 studio may adopt 224-13-13.

CJOH-DT

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A broadcaster may match a local telephone number to a station frequency (an AM 1010 radio call-in programme may use 872-1010 or a TV channel 13 studio may adopt 224-13-13.

Visual acuity

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). An eye clinic may choose a number terminating in 20/20.

24/7 service

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Other possible numeric indicators which convey specific meanings are 24/7 (twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week) or 2-4-1 (two for the price of one); the latter is used by 241 Pizza by advertising local number 241-0-241 or a variant.

241 Pizza

Other possible numeric indicators which convey specific meanings are 24/7 (twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week) or 2-4-1 (two for the price of one); the latter is used by 241 Pizza by advertising local number 241-0-241 or a variant.

Somos, Inc.

Number Administration and Service Center
SMS/800 and RespOrg and Toll-free telephone number#Vanity numbering
Vanity numbering and phonewords

Toll-free telephone numbers in the North American Numbering Plan

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By breaking the link between the number's exchange prefix and geographic location, this system opened opportunities for vanity number advertising – an advantage in media like commercial radio where numbers need to be memorable.

Mobile marketing

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Senders may also get creative and choose a vanity number.

Vanity (disambiguation)

Vanity number, a kind of telephone number

Toll-free number portability

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Vanity numbers, such as phonewords or short 13- series shared-cost service numbers, are made available by auction.

Fictitious telephone number

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Hungarian taxi company Tele5 Taxi uses 555-5555 as a vanity number, while at least one company specializing in vanity numbers sells cell phone numbers starting with the digits 555 for a premium rate, capitalizing on their fame in American movies.

Smart number

The term smart number may also apply to non-geographic telephone numbers, such as Australia's 13, 1300 and 1800 vanity numbers and freephone numbers.

AstraQom

AstraQom provides a variety of telecom-related services including: Hosted PBX, E-Fax (incoming faxes at no charge), Virtual telephone numbers (over 100 countries covered), Virtual office, A-Z Termination, Vanity Numbers, SIP Trunking.

Wide Area Telephone Service

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Vanity numbers became easier to obtain as a toll-free exchange prefix was no longer tied to a geographic location.