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General
CountryUnited States 
CarrierVerizon (ex MCI) 
Last edited (yyy-mm-dd)2013-11-25 
Number formats
Outbound Freephone1- 8XX XXX XXXX (8XX = 800, 888, 877, 866, 855) 
Domestic Freephone1- 8XX XXX XXXX (8XX = 800, 888, 877, 866, 855) 
International Access Code011 
Service offerIFSUIFN
InboundYes Yes 
DomesticYes Yes 
Home Country Direct InboundYes Yes 
OutboundYes Yes 
Home Country Direct OutboundYes Yes 
CLI provided on outbound callsYes Yes 
Outbound simultaneous call limit and defaultno limit no limit 
Call chargeIFSUIFN
Free or chargeableFree Free 
RemarkSome hotels may charge Some hotels may charge 
Number accessibility within countryIFSUIFN
Accessible from PABXsYes Yes; some may bar access 
Accessible from HotelsYes; surcharge may apply Yes; surcharge may apply 
Accessible from phones with international call barringYes Yes 
Geographic restrictionsNone. Canada origination allowed None 
Islands/teritories included in dialplanPuerto Rico, Guam, USVI, North Mariana Islands None 
Accessible through other carriers/networks in countryYes, all No 
Full country coverage provided by a single carrierYes No 
Telephone include alpha charactersYes 
Access from payphonesIFSUIFN
Coins or cards neededdepends on payphone owner depends on payphone owner 
Payphone
operator
To be
recognized
IFS
access
free /
charged
UIFN
access
free /
charged
HCD
access
free /
charged
Remarks on payphone accessAll payphone carriers are obliged to route 8XX calls unless otherwise advertised on the payphone. 
Access from
mobile operators
Number
ranges
IFS
access
free /
charged
UIFN
access
free /
charged
HCD
access
free /
charged
All US Operators all Yes Airtime no N/A Yes Airtime 
Remarks on mobile accessibilityAll 8XX are accessible to all mobile operators. Roaming charges apply. International roaming subject to mobile carrier agreements. 
Number accessibility from abroadIFSUIFN
IFS numbersYes for some countries if preceded by IAC N.a.
Domestic freephonenumbersYes for some countries if preceded by IAC N.a.
DTMF Capability
Required for accessNo 
% of payphones with DTMF100 
100% by when
Number PortabilityIFSUIFN
Domestic to internationalYes All UIFN's portable as required by ITU-T rec. E.169
International to domesticYes 
International between countriesYes 
International between carriersYes 
Domestic or international between carriers within countryYes 
Single SOF portability supportedYes (include signed US porting forms) N/A 
Number for callers to report trouble
Directory serviceIFSUIFN
PrintedYes No 
Operator assistedYes No 
InternetYes No 
Aging period for disconnected numbers3 Months N.a.
Service provisioning leadtime5 Working days 5 Working days 
Related servicesInboundOutbound
Offers international shared costNo No 
Offers international premium rateNo No 
Does agree to use transit for IFS/HCDProposal No 
Is willing to act as transit carrier for IFS/HCDProposal 
Offers wholesale IFSYes 
Internet links
Carrier homepagewww.verizonbusiness.com/us/#/our_vision 
For additional informationmci.com 
Regulatorwww.fcc.gov 
Public holiday informationwww.timeanddate.com/calendar/?year=2011&country=1