How to Get a Toll Free Number in Botswana

How to Get a Toll Free Number in Botswana

What is a Toll Free Number ?

A toll-free telephone number or freephone number is a telephone number that is billed for all arriving calls. For the calling party, a call to a toll-free number from a landline is free of charge. A toll-free number is identified by a dialing prefix similar to an area code.

How to Get a Toll Free Number in Botswana

To apply for a toll free service, the customer provides the toll-free number issued by the Telecommunications Regulator together with the landline that is going to be linked to this number.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get a free toll-free number?

You can contact a RespOrg if you want to obtain a toll free number. If you need help locating a RespOrg, call or text the Somos Help Desk at 1-844-HEY SOMOS (1-844-439-7666), or visit for assistance. The FCC sets the rules for getting and using toll free numbers.

How can I get Botswana number?

Botswana phone numbers begin with the country code +267 followed by a seven-digit number. Botswana does not have area codes, but the first two or three digits of Botswana numbers indicate the geographic area. They are expressed +267 [XXXX XXX].

How do I set up a toll number?

9 Steps to Getting Your Toll-Free 800 Business Phone Number

  1. Step 1 – Choose a RespOrg.
  2. Step 2 – Choose Your Toll-Free Number.
  3. Step 3 – Choose a Plan.
  4. Step 4 – Purchase Your Toll-Free Number.
  5. Step 5 – Add Extensions.
  6. Step 6 – Set Up a Call Forwarding Number.
  7. Step 7 – Set Up a Call Forwarding Schedule.

Is toll-free number free from any country?

Like all toll-free numbers, customers or clients can call a business without incurring any charge, no matter where in the world the call originates.

How does toll-free service work?

A toll-free number allows callers to connect with businesses without being charged for the call. In other words, the business incurs the charges for all the calls landing on these numbers. It is generally identified by a dialing prefix number (800, 866, 855, 1-800, etc.) which is specific to a geographic area code.

How do I make an international toll-free call?

You can call an 1800/1300 number following the dialing format like calling from overseas. To call 1800 numbers from the mobile dial xxx (country’s international exit code) + xxx (International country code) + 1800 + xxx-xxx (toll-free with mobile number). Step 6: Hit the Call Button.

Can you send SMS to toll-free number?

If your business has a toll-free phone number, you may NOT know that people can, and do, text it – whether it’s SMS enabled or not!

Can toll free receive SMS?

Use one number for voice and SMS. All toll-free SMS numbers can send and receive SMS messages as well as make and receive phone calls.

What is the difference between toll and toll-free?

A toll call requires the participant to pay long distance fees. Toll-free calls are free for the participant, but the Webex site account subscriber pays the toll-free rate for the call.

Who uses toll-free?

Business owners often use toll-free numbers so customers and prospects can get help without worrying about a looming (and expensive) long-distance phone call. A toll-free number usually begins with area codes like 800, 888, or 833 (more on this below).

Can you call toll free numbers on WhatsApp?

When doing a voice call to a contact via the WhatsApp app, you don’t get charged for the phone call as it isn’t really a phone call. You do, however, get charged for any data used because the call is done purely over the internet.