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Toll Free Numbers
Docket 95-155

This list is only a partial record of proceedings regarding toll free numbers.
The complete record of current proceedings in the docket is available in EDOCS.


7/05/2000
Fifth Report and Order: Resolved issues related to the propriety of Database Service Management Inc. serving as an administrator of the toll free number database system and other issues. 
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3/31/1998
Fourth Report and Order: Required that vanity numbers in the 877 toll free code and future toll free codes shall be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis as each code is deployed.
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10/9/1997
Third Report and Order: Concluded that toll free numbering administration, as structured at the time, violated section 251(e)(1) of the Communications Act, as amended, and directed the North American Number Council (NANC) to recommend what entity should administer the toll free database.
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4/11/1997
Second Report and Order: Adopted rules governing the reservation, activation, disconnection, warehousing, and hoarding of toll free numbers.  Also sought comment on who should administer the SMS/800 database system.
News Release: Text.
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1/25/1996
Report and Order: Established an interim number conservation plan for 800 and 888 numbers to protect the toll free database system from possible overload and shutdown during the number reservation process.
Order: Text

10/5/1995
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Discussed issues regarding the efficient, fair, and equitable allocation of toll free numbers.
NPRM: Text




last reviewed/updated on 09/26/2008 


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