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Re: The 411 on Directory Assistance

Steve Sobol (
Sat, 11 Mar 2006 12:28:55 -0800

Steven Lichter wrote:

> I don't know how much of a profit it is since the DA from Cell phones
> are handled by another company and the Telco contract with them.

It depends. TellMe, 800-555-Tell, was originally owned by AT&T, and
still may be after all the mergers. AT&T Wireless phones used TellMe
for 411.

Here in my area, I live fifteen minutes away from a huge Verizon call
center that handles both wireline and wireless directory assistance
calls. They handle VZW phones and also contract out to other

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