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funone46
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seven digit dialing?

Post by funone46 » Mon Mar 23, 2009 12:17 pm

I can no longer use 7 digit dialing for local numbers. Why? It worked before and now I have to dial 11 digits for local numbers. Any one else having this issue.
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Re: seven digit dialing?

Post by lohertz » Mon Mar 23, 2009 12:21 pm

Generally, local relay services are invoking 10 and 11 digit dialing due to the amount of increased numbers being issued. This could be a local issue.

I'm so use to dialing 10 digits, i forget that we even use to dial that way. OOMA supports 10 digits (xxx) xxx-xxxx I didnt realize they did 7 digits.
Even when I had regualr phone service via AT&T we had to dial 11 digits to call locally.

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Re: seven digit dialing?

Post by WayneDsr » Mon Mar 23, 2009 2:13 pm

What happens when you dial a 7 digit number? Does it not go through?
Try hitting the # sign after dialing the number.

Wayne

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Re: seven digit dialing?

Post by funone46 » Mon Mar 23, 2009 2:14 pm

WayneDsr wrote:What happens when you dial a 7 digit number? Does it not go through?
Try hitting the # sign after dialing the number.

Wayne
I just get a fast busy signal
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Re: seven digit dialing?

Post by WayneDsr » Mon Mar 23, 2009 2:16 pm

Ok, not the issue I thought.
Do you have 10 digit dialing checked in the lounge?

Wayne

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Re: seven digit dialing?

Post by funone46 » Mon Mar 23, 2009 2:25 pm

WayneDsr wrote:Ok, not the issue I thought.
Do you have 10 digit dialing checked in the lounge?

Wayne
tried that both ways too and no difference
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Re: seven digit dialing?

Post by lohertz » Tue Mar 24, 2009 12:18 pm

Are you saying the only way to make a call is with 11 digit dialing?

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Re: seven digit dialing?

Post by funone46 » Tue Mar 24, 2009 12:24 pm

10 digit works on local calls. Might be something I have to get used too
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Re: seven digit dialing?

Post by bw1 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:14 am

Are you in an area with an overlay area code?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_area_code_overlays

Although I'm in an overlay area code and I can still dial 7 digits and get through. One thing that I've noticed though, is that it takes about 10 seconds to connect and only about 2 or 3 when I dial 10 digits.

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Re: seven digit dialing?

Post by WayneDsr » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:08 am

Just hit the # sign after dialing the 7 digits. This will speed up the wait.

Wayne

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