[VoiceOps] [External] Re: 9-8-8 dialing when an outside line access code (9) is being used
jay at west.net
Mon Jul 18 15:12:30 EDT 2022
On 7/18/22 08:36, Carlos Alvarez wrote:
> OP makes his own points against it, and none for. As we add more and
> more short numbers and possibly NPAs, the 9 becomes more problematic.
> And is there really a switch out there in use today that needs it?
Pretty much any conventional PBX where you have conventional phones and
don't want a timeout. Even most SIP phones don't have a SEND button even
though the INVITE is en-banc under the hood, so you need a dialplan with
IMHO, 9-8-8 is a boneheaded idea as it breaks NANP and causes ambiguity.
In addition now that it's law look for all kinds of other mandated
service codes. Lost your cat, dial 9-7-7. Need a jump start, 9-6-6,
Alcoholics Anonymous 9-5-5, etc.
Jay Hennigan - jay at west.net
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