[VoiceOps] 711 relay

Brandon Buckner brandon at kamikos.com
Wed Mar 20 23:51:25 EDT 2013

We used 933 to verify 911 info, leaving 811 for OneCall utility locates.

Carlos Alvarez <carlos at televolve.com> wrote:

>On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Mike Ray <mike at astrocompanies.com> wrote:
>> Are you sure that your CLEC provider isn't doing this for you?  We do.
>> CLECs are required to provide this service, and the translations happen in
>> our switch when you send us an x11 call.  So you shouldn't have to do
>> anything.
>I can tell you that if we send 811 to Vitelity, they just read back our
>CID.  We, and they, use this for testing 911 systems.  We have the
>customers dial 811 to verify the 911 CID is right.  Which in light of
>today's conversation is clearly not legal, though arguably far more useful
>than having someone come out and mark utility lines.
>I have not tried sending 711 to any of our carriers.  They are all
>SIP-based and I have no idea how they will handle it, but I'm going to try
>Carlos Alvarez
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