Somos Modernizes the Way You Interact with the SMS/800 TFN Registry

MON, 7/10/2017


Bridgewater, NJ., July 10, 2017 — Somos, Inc., the provider of trusted, neutral Toll-Free Numbering and Registry Administration services for the telecommunications industry, today released the first set of new features for the modern SMS/800 Toll-Free Number (TFN) Registry. The SMS/800 TFN Registry is the database for the administration of all 41 million Toll-Free Numbers in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP).

The modern SMS/800 TFN Registry now includes a new UI and a set of APIs for Toll-Free Service Providers (also known as Responsible Organizations (Resp Orgs)). The UI and API set comprises of the top three most frequently used features: searching for and reserving Toll-Free Numbers, accessing the status of the Toll-Free Number, and changing user passwords.

This release is the first of three scheduled updates for the SMS/800 TFN Registry. This fall, Somos plans to release a second set of APIs and updates to the UI that will include the Customer Record Admin and Pointer Record features. The third set will provide the ability to request Toll-Free Numbers in bulk and utilize the One-Click Activate feature. 

“We’re excited to share this first set of updates for the SMS/800 Toll-Free Number Registry,” said William Carter, COO, Somos, Inc. “It’s going to allow our customers to streamline their business, and make managing Toll-Free Numbers a lot easier. Our User Group Members have been crucial in providing us feedback about our platforms, and we’re looking forward to seeing how our platform continues to support growth and innovation the industry.” 

About Somos, Inc.

Somos, a leading provider of trusted, neutral numbering and registry administration services for the telecommunications industry, enables data integrity and access to fuel innovation and growth in Toll-Free and related markets. Somos operates the SMS/800 Toll-Free Number (TFN) Registry to administer and route data for the 41 million and growing Toll-Free Numbers in use today.  Additional service offerings include the Texting & Smart Services (TSS) Registry, the centralized registry to administer the use of Toll-Free Numbers for text messaging and multimedia services and RouteLink, the new and modern way to access authoritative Toll-Free routing data.  To learn more about Somos, please visit

Media Contact:
Michelle Larsen
Vice President, Customer Engagement

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