Cellular & Wireless Phone General Information

& Error Telephone Sounds & Recordings

 

The following are examples of general information & error recordings from various cellular companies that serve the United States. These recordings may be received by placing calls on the system from a cellular/PCS phone, or calls to the system from a landline phone. 

Files are in MP3 format. Click on a link to listen.

Cellular & Wireless General Information & Error Recordings

Alltel - Call Cannot Be Completed (November 2003)

American Roaming Network - (November 2005)
When you attempt to make a call on a cell system that your carrier does not have a roaming agreement with, you may go to the American Roaming Network and be prompted to complete the call with a calling card or credit card. Here is an example from Cricket Communications when accessed with a Verizon Wireless cell phone.

AT&T Wireless - Call Cannot Be Completed from the former AT&T Wireless. (November 2003)

Blue Sky Communications - Call Cannot Be Completed (August 2005)
Blue Sky is a GSM carrier in American Samoa. Notice the 2600 Hz chirp at the end of the recording.
Source: Mark Cuccia

Cingular Wireless - Call Cannot Be Completed (November 2003)

Cingular Wireless - Area Code Required (February 2006)

Cingular Wireless - Call Not Allowed (February 2006)

nTelos - Call Cannot Be Completed (November 2003)

Sprint PCS - Number Temporarily Not In Service (November 2003)

Suncom - Call Cannot Be Completed (November 2003)

T-Mobile - Subscriber You Have Dialed Is Not In Service (November 2003)

T-Mobile - Number You Have Dialed Is Not In Service (February 2006)

US Cellular - Call Cannot Be Completed (November 2003)

Verizon Wireless - Area Code Required (November 2003)

Verizon Wireless - All Circuits Busy (March 2006)

Verizon Wireless - Customer Not Available (November 2003)
A recording informing the caller that the cellular customer is not available. This type of recording is becoming rare since most people now have voice mail. 

Verizon Wireless - Call Cannot Be Completed (November 2003)

 


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