Monday, November 22, 2004

Toll-free long-distance carrier hotline 

Ever hear horror stories from friends about unexpected changes to their long-distance service, especially changes that end up costing them extra money? BoingBoing mentioned last week that:

"1-700-555-4141 is a toll-free number you can dial to find out who your long distance carrier is. You'll get a recorded message telling you the name of your long distance company."

I tried it on my home line, and it actually works. From my Telus cel phone, all I got was a message "Nine. T. 2. Calls to this number cannot be completed." Not that I actually have a choice of long-distance carriers on my cellphone plan, anyway.

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