[VoiceOps] TCG ICCF proposal for reduction of NXX waste (1996)

Paul Timmins paul at timmins.net
Wed Sep 29 08:23:34 EDT 2010

Peter Beckman wrote:
> http://www.allbusiness.com/energy-utilities/utilities-industry-public/7230156-1.html 
>     WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 1996--A plan released today by
>     Teleport Communications Group (TCG) could help slow the rate at which
>     telephone numbers are being used in states from coast to coast. 
> TCG's plan
>     would also reduce the need for new area codes thus avoiding the 
> customer
>     confusion and costs that often result when new codes are introduced.
> I suppose this never got implemented...

Nope, but we implemented thousands block pooling instead which I think 
is a cleaner solution.

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