Telecom Collapse?

Frank Bulk frnkblk at
Thu Dec 4 23:23:32 CST 2008

Even "disconnected" customers due to non-pay have access to E-911....


-----Original Message-----
From: b nickell [mailto:nickellman at] 
Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:12 PM
To: Russell J. Lahti
Cc: nanog at; Alex Rubenstein
Subject: Re: Telecom Collapse?

I believe its still the case, but you can order from the local LEC a
soft-dial tone. You hear dial tone, however the only calls that can be made
are to the LEC's Billing & to the PSAP(911). This might be a good option for
people w/ kids, etc. without paying the full price of a land line. 

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