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Topic # 25796 2-Sep-2008 07:51
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is there a number you can dial from a telecom phone line that will tell you what line you are currently on.
i have an analog line but no idea what number it is 

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  Reply # 161437 2-Sep-2008 07:55
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Call your mobile phone, and see what the caller id comes up with?



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  Reply # 161439 2-Sep-2008 08:03
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already tried that :)
our company mobiles are on some weird setup where all calls show as 'number blocked'

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  Reply # 161441 2-Sep-2008 08:07
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Try "1957". Works for Telecom lines in Chch.

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  Reply # 161442 2-Sep-2008 08:10
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trakman: already tried that :)
our company mobiles are on some weird setup where all calls show as 'number blocked'


That would be your landline, you obviously have a private line.



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  Reply # 161445 2-Sep-2008 08:27
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1957 doesn't work

so if i have a private line, how do i find out the line number?
HELP!

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  Reply # 161451 2-Sep-2008 08:43
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1957 should do it, but if it is not then look on your Telecom bill. It will list the numbers that are on your account. Otherwise, you can call Telecom and ask them?



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  Reply # 161456 2-Sep-2008 08:58
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1957 does not work :(
we are a huge nationwide company with thousands of lines, it would not be easy
oh well, thread fail

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  Reply # 161463 2-Sep-2008 09:16
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1957 is the number you dial to get a line port response, it should work with all Neax's, however if you are on a TCL Nortel or maybe if the line is a PABX trunk the result my not work.

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  Reply # 161475 2-Sep-2008 10:05
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Also try 083201231
Also try calling you mobile, but precede number with 0196 (e.g. 0196 021nnnnnn). The 0196 code unrestricts caller ID for that call.




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  Reply # 161480 2-Sep-2008 10:17
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083201231 worked but since calling that number i realise it is our main trunk line numbers, reception answered uggh

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  Reply # 161481 2-Sep-2008 10:20
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the response from 083201231 sounds like the same as what you get from dialing 1956







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  Reply # 161484 2-Sep-2008 10:35
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OmniouS: the response from 083201231 sounds like the same as what you get from dialing 1956

Yes, but should also work from other networks (well in theory, just tried on mobile and it gave a strange number)




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  Reply # 161485 2-Sep-2008 10:37
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trakman: 083201231 worked but since calling that number i realise it is our main trunk line numbers, reception answered uggh

So the line must be behind a PABX? Do you get an extension number if you call reception? Maybe there is a DDI you can work out from that.




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