TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: 700-555-4141 Does Not Work

Re: 700-555-4141 Does Not Work

Fred Atkinson (
Mon, 20 Jun 2005 03:24:23 GMT

On Fri, 17 Jun 2005 19:41:39 -0400, Ted Klugman
<> wrote:

> Recently, my long distance carrier (TTI National, somehow a subsidary
> of MCI) informed me that they're going to start charging a "monthly
> fee" of $1.99. So I decided it was time to switch.

> My new carrier's website instructs new users to call 700-555-4141 to
> verify when the LD carrier has been changed. I hadn't dialed the
> number in quite a while, so for kicks, I dialed it.

> "We're sorry, your call can not be completed as dialed." This didn't
> happen the last time I tried it (more than a year ago)

> (Yes, I tried it with a "1" in front of the number)

> So, any thoughts on how I can check who my LD carrier is?


Do you have 900, 700, and 976 blocking on your phone? If you do, that
explains it completely.

Try dialing '00' and see what happens.


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