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TsooRad is a blog for John Weber. John is a Skype for Business MVP (2015-2018) - before that, a Lync Server MVP (2010-2014). My day job is titled "Technical Lead, MS UC" - I work with an awesome group of people at CDW, LLC. I’ve been at this gig in one fashion or another since 1988 - starting with desktops (remember Z-248’s?) and now I am in Portland, Oregon. I focus on collaboration and infrastructure. This means Exchange of all flavors, Skype, LCS/OCS/Lync, Windows, business process, and learning new stuff. I have a variety of interests - some of which may rear their ugly head in this forum. I have a variety of certifications dating back to Novell CNE and working up through the Microsoft MCP stack to MCITP multiple times. FWIW, I am on my third career - ex-USMC, retired US Army. I have a fancy MBA. One of these days, I intend to start teaching. The opinions expressed on this blog are mine and mine alone.

2015/02/19

International Call Test Number

Do you need to test outbound calling to international numbers but your customer doesn’t have anyone just sitting there waiting for your call (how dare they)? Well, Australia to the rescue!

This number is an automated time of day announcement from Australia,so you won’t be harassing anyone.  Keep in mind that your test will incur at least some charges to your customer, so make sure they know ahead of time.

Calling from the US:  011-613-966-94916

You may need to mod the international access prefix for your country, or make sure that your Dial Plan rules do what is needed.  Most users who make these calls will know international access numbers, after all, they are already making these calls.  Your PBX counterparts will also know the appropriate codes – or, they should know.

 

YMMV

2 comments:

Claus-Ole Olsen said...

You can always use Microsoft Global Customer Service phone numbers
Find them here: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/customer-service-phone-numbers

tsoorad said...

@Claus-Ole - thank you. I knew they existed, but had never taken the time to look them up or even use them for this purpose.

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