TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Calling Card Call Blocked by Caller-IS ?!?

Calling Card Call Blocked by Caller-IS ?!?
25 May 2005 14:05:21 -0700

I tried to use a calling card today (IDT is the provider, off the
shelf, no activation required), I entered the pin and then dialed the
number as prompted, and then I got a message that blocked calls are
blocked, and to press *(whatever) to unblock my number before dialing.
(This wasn't a calling card message, it was the standard one you get.)

This has never happened before. I thought the calling card company's
outgoing number was shown. I call this person fairly often, and he's
does have blocked calls blocked. Now I have to go buy a different

Anyone ever heard of this? Calls from calling cards being blocked?

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