0800 number (plural 0800 numbers)
- (UK, New Zealand) A telephone number beginning with 0800; these numbers are free for the caller because the call is paid for by the company or organisation being called.
1995, Sheena Carmichael, Business Ethics: the new bottom line[], →ISBN, page 41:
the 0800 number advice line receives over five hundred calls a year
2002, Julie K. Petersen, Fiber optics illustrated dictionary, →ISBN, page 1046:
It is an alternative to a 0800 number where the callee bears the full cost of the call.
2006, Frances Brassington, Stephen Pettitt, Principles of marketing, →ISBN, page 838:
The important point about direct response is that it should not just be advertising with an 0800 number