[VoiceOps] American Idol 800 Numbers

Paul Timmins paul at timmins.net
Wed May 5 20:54:02 EDT 2010

Do you have the numbers handy?

Carlos Alcantar wrote:
> So last night I was looking around our calls flowing thru our switch 
> noticed a big spike in calls going to toll free numbers figured out it 
> was American idol. I started digging deeper and I noticed that none of 
> these calls where getting a connected status back from American idol. 
> I did some random test to the different numbers and confirmed was 
> never getting a connection status back. I also went ahead and tested 
> from an att / Verizon cell phones and in both cases the cell phone 
> still saying calling while it was playing back the American idol msg. 
> so if I’m reading everything that I have collected correctly American 
> idol is basically using our resources without having to compensate all 
> the different carries for the calls. Anyone else seeing this?
> Carlos Alcantar
> Race Telecommunications, Inc.
> 101 Haskins Way
> South San Francisco, CA 94080
> P: 650.649.3550 x143
> F: 650.649.3551
> E: carlos *@* race.com
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