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Administrative Numbers

Administrative numbers are numbers used by telecommunications carriers to perform internal administrative or operational functions necessary to maintain reasonable quality of service standards. Examples of administrative numbers are: Test numbers, employee/official numbers, Location Routing Numbers, Temporary Local Directory Numbers, soft dial tone numbers and Pseudo Automatic Number Identification (pANI) numbers (47 CFR §52.15 (f)(1) (i) and FCC 00-104 ¶ 36 and 62).


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