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Topic # 83414 16-May-2011 14:38
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I really wish that I'd been awake enough to answer this call this morning.

Where do you think it came from? I thought that Telecom had phased out 025 numbers years ago?

Calling back the number is futile: dit-dit-dit-dit    dit-dit-dit-dit


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  Reply # 469660 16-May-2011 14:52
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A Ghost in the Shell... ;-)

Agree with you and Can Telecom Faults help in anyway?

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  Reply # 469662 16-May-2011 14:55
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Wow, that is kind of freaky.

Could be a forged caller-id somewhere along the line (is this even possible in NZ?), after all the entire 025 prefix is protected according to the Number Administration Deed (http://www.nad.org.nz/NonGeographicalCodes.php).

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  Reply # 469668 16-May-2011 15:02
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I have just looked into this for you from a Telecom point of view and that number is not currently active on either of our networks.

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  Reply # 469671 16-May-2011 15:05
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joeksemail: I have just looked into this for you from a Telecom point of view and that number is not currently active on either of our networks.


Do you use it for international customers roaming on your network? I get all sorts of odd CLI details for people roaming when calling us. Most recently was a telecom customer whose number started with 062, eventually figured out they were roaming on the Telecom network.



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  Reply # 469676 16-May-2011 15:09
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Probably some overseas telemarketers spoofing caller IDs then

Just as well I didn't answer it. I'm not partial to that sort of thing at 6am.

Thanks for looking into it though 

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  Reply # 469685 16-May-2011 15:17
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rscole86:
joeksemail: I have just looked into this for you from a Telecom point of view and that number is not currently active on either of our networks.


Do you use it for international customers roaming on your network? I get all sorts of odd CLI details for people roaming when calling us. Most recently was a telecom customer whose number started with 062, eventually figured out they were roaming on the Telecom network.


There are no longer any 025 numbers in circulation. Could possibly be an international number where the CLI has been jumbled by a middle operator (can happen).

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Reply # 469687 16-May-2011 15:19
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georgebrownlee: Probably some overseas telemarketers spoofing caller IDs then

Just as well I didn't answer it. I'm not partial to that sort of thing at 6am.

Thanks for looking into it though 


I think your probably right. What they tend to do is trawl the internet for NZ "phone lists" and then spoof the number. Seems they need to update there "list" Wink

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  Reply # 469709 16-May-2011 15:42
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It might have been a call from Tron? ;-)




My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.

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  Reply # 469716 16-May-2011 15:50
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Ouch! Hamiltonians (is that what they call themselves?) have feelings too!

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  Reply # 469722 16-May-2011 15:59
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It may have originated from Hamilton but I more meant it could have been from this tron: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tron:_Legacy




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  Reply # 469728 16-May-2011 16:03
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hairy1: It may have originated from Hamilton but I more meant it could have been from this tron: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tron:_Legacy


Gotcha! Theres me thinking you were implying Hamilton is so behind they are still using the 025 network Wink

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Reply # 469772 16-May-2011 17:29
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Ha ha, good to see a telecom person with a great sense of humour!! Johnr you've got competition.Laughing

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  Reply # 469789 16-May-2011 18:03
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But isn't the Core of the Telecom Network in the Hamilton exchange? ;)

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  Reply # 469818 16-May-2011 19:00
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It's not even an original 025 number. Your one has 8 digits and the old AMPs network was 6 and 7 digits..




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  Reply # 469840 16-May-2011 20:02
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old3eyes: It's not even an original 025 number. Your one has 8 digits and the old AMPs network was 6 and 7 digits..


And it would be +64 25......   Not 025.

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