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The Telecom Digest for October 7, 2013
Volume 32 : Issue 208 : "text" Format
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re: Verizon pressured to expand FiOS in New Jersey (Harold Hallikainen)
Re: Caller ID numbers that start with '1' (Bob Goudreau)

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Date: Sat, 5 Oct 2013 08:34:33 -0700 From: "Harold Hallikainen" <harold@hallikainen.org> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: re: Verizon pressured to expand FiOS in New Jersey Message-ID: <c930ffad0d7f6322cd7d89e837ec1899.squirrel@louise.hallikainen.org> I wonder what ROI on FIOS is. Are people willing to pay the true cost of very high speed Internet? Though bandwidth costs are falling, there are real infrastructure costs. Harold -- FCC Rules Updated Daily at http://www.hallikainen.com - Advertising opportunities available! Not sent from an iPhone.
Date: Sat, 5 Oct 2013 21:37:01 -0400 From: "Bob Goudreau" <BobGoudreau@nc.rr.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Caller ID numbers that start with '1' Message-ID: <002001cec234$8e5cafd0$ab160f70$@nc.rr.com> >>Lately, I've been having numbers show up on my cell phone's caller >>ID where the local exchange begins with 1. I thought 1, when it is >>used as the first digit in a phone number in the NANP denotes that >>the digits that follow are to be routed long distance. Has this >>changed? >... >I've noticed the same thing, that CLID often has the leading 1, which >makes sense since on calls from other countries, it starts with >whatever the country code is, like 44 for calls from the UK. My >telco also sometimes sends CLID that starts 1011-1NXX and is >truncated, which I think is just a bug in the switch programming. That's not quite how I read his post. From "the local exchange begins with 1", I thought he was saying that the calling number displays as NXX-1XX-XXXX instead of the expected NXX-NXX-XXXX. If so, I it could just as well be Caller ID spoofing by a junk caller. Bob Goudreau Cary, NC
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