What are 900 numbers for?

What are 900 numbers for?

1-900 numbers weren’t just for sex lines and psychics (thought they were probably mostly used for that). They were a way of transmitting information for money in a pre-Internet world for things like jokes, music, games, and fan club information. Sadly, after testing them out, these numbers are no longer in service.

What replaced 900 numbers?

In the 1990s, numbers starting with 900 were used for that purpose and later numbers starting with 0900 was available, but now is no longer allowed. As there are no longer premium numbers, TV shows now use mobile numbers to receive calls and generate revenue to their program.

Are 900 numbers safe?

The 900-Number Rule prohibits the use of an 800 number (or any other number advertised as, or widely understood to be, toll-free) for pay-per-call services. Specifically, this means the following. Anyone calling an 800 number cannot be charged simply for completing the call.

What is the 900 area code?

Area Codes Table

Area Code Country State
900 US Toll Calls
901 US Tennessee
902 Canada Nova Scotia
903 US Texas

What is a 1 900 voice?

People looking for a date would call a 900 number, listen to a voice recording of someone whose description they read in the newspaper, and then leave them a message. If the receiving person liked what they heard, they might send a message back. Basically, a much slower version of online dating.

How do I start a 900 number?

Start small and grow the business as your customer base dictates.

  1. Develop a business model of services you will provide on the 900 number line.
  2. Establish the business entity by filing articles of incorporation or articles of organization with the secretary of state.
  3. Locate the funding to start the business.