Do you know these common National Service Numbers??

To follow up on our previous post about 711 services, what a great time to revisit the common ‘national service numbers’ that are N11 in their format. In the US these include:  211 ­ Usually Local Community Services 311 ­ Municipal Government Services 411 ­ Directory Assistance 511 ­ Traveler of Non-Emergency Information 611 ­ Telco Customer Service *711 ­ TDD Relay for the hearing impaired 811 ­ Call BEFORE you dig *911 ­ Emergency Services   *As stated earlier, with the EXCEPTION of 911 and 711, these are all OPTIONAL to have programmed into your corporate phone system.   Should you
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Are you keeping up with the times? 711 Dialing Info

I just heard from a company who is looking at setting up the 711 access to the TTY/TDD operator service that the FCC mandated. Have any of you implemented this change?  Any challenges?  Here is the FCC information: Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted use of the 711 dialing code for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). TRS permits persons with a hearing or speech disability to use the telephone system via a text telephone (TTY) or other device to call persons with or without such disabilities. For more information about the various types of TRS, see the
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