[VoiceOps] [External] Re: [External] Re: 9-8-8 dialing when an outside line access code (9) is being used

Jay Hennigan jay at west.net
Mon Jul 18 14:57:09 EDT 2022

On 7/17/22 23:38, Hunter Fuller wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2022 at 1:03 AM Ross Tajvar <ross at tajvar.io> wrote:
>> re: dialing 9 - I understand the plight of having to deal with legacy
>> expectations, but what's the point of sticking with this particular
>> one? What makes it not-useless?
> In our circumstance, all of the following is true:
>   - Our extensions are the last 4 digits of our DID >   - Every user gets a DID
>   - Most calling is internal

Presumably none of your extensions start with 9.

> I think if any of the above was not true, we would probably have
> enabled 10-digit dialing and just put up with the delay for dialing
> extensions. But with outside calling being the exception, and with
> re-numbering effectively not on the table, I think the friction of
> changing things around was not worth it. We would have to retrain
> several thousand users and the result is the system is now slower (if
> they use their old habits).

What is your existing dialplan for outside calls?

Is 9-1-NPA-NXX-XXXX allowed?
Is 9-NPA-NXX-XXXX allowed?
Is 9-NXX-XXXX allowed for your local NPA?

Jay Hennigan - jay at west.net
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