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#14677 by niknak
Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:32 pm
Here in NYC there is a non-emergency number to call for city services (parking rules, sanitation pickups, potholes, etc). Apparently this number - 311 - does not work from my ooma phone !
Bobby or Dennis is there any fix for this?
#14678 by bw1
Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:49 am
niknak wrote:Here in NYC there is a non-emergency number to call for city services (parking rules, sanitation pickups, potholes, etc). Apparently this number - 311 - does not work from my ooma phone !
Bobby or Dennis is there any fix for this?


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(i) No 0+ or Operator Assisted Calling; May Not Support x11 Calling. The Equipment, if not connected to a landline, does not support 0+ or operator assisted calling (including, without limitation, collect calls, third party billing calls, 900 or calling card calls). The Equipment, if not connected to a landline, may not support 311, 511 and/or other x11 services in one or more (or all) service areas (other than certain specified dialing such as 911 and 411, which are provided for elsewhere in this Agreement, and 711, which is used to access telecommunications relay services). To keep all of these Services, please have your Equipment configured with a landline.
#14681 by Groundhound
Tue Aug 04, 2009 3:55 am
I've never been to NYC, but a bit of googling revealed this alternative to 311: (212) NEW YORK

niknak wrote:Here in NYC there is a non-emergency number to call for city services (parking rules, sanitation pickups, potholes, etc). Apparently this number - 311 - does not work from my ooma phone !
Bobby or Dennis is there any fix for this?
#14700 by niknak
Tue Aug 04, 2009 8:07 am
Thanks BW1 and Groundhound...

I also found out about the 212-NEWYORK number after calling 311 from my cellphone!

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