Long Distance Company Verification
Telephone Sounds & Recordings

 

The following are various examples of recordings when you test for your Inter-LATA carrier (1-700-555-4141) or for your Intra-LATA carrier (1-NPA-700-4141) where NPA is your home area code.

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

AT&T | Global Crossing | MCI 

Qwest | Sprint | Verizon | Vartec

Misc American Verifications | Misc Canadian Verifications

AT&T Verification Recordings (101-0288)

Inter-LATA Verification (old style #1) (March 1998)
The old style (version 1) Inter-LATA verification recording of AT&T long distance company.

Inter-LATA Verification (old style #2) (Sept. 1999)
The old style (version 2) Inter-LATA verification recording of AT&T long distance company.

Inter-LATA Verification (current style) (January 2007)
The current (as of January 2007) Inter-LATA verification recording of AT&T long distance company.

Intra-LATA Verification (old style) (March 1998)
The older style Inter-LATA verification recording of AT&T long distance company.

Intra-LATA Verification (old style with tandem ID) (August 1999)
The older style Inter-LATA verification recording of AT&T long distance company, with SIT tones and tandem code 021-T (Cleveland, Ohio).

Intra-LATA Verification (new style) (August 1999)
The new style Intra-LATA verification recording of AT&T long distance company.

FTS 2000 Network A Verification (February 1998)
The verification recording for AT&T's FTS 2000 (Federal Telephone System) Network A.

Global Crossing/Frontier Verification Recordings (101-0444)

Frontier Verification (March 1998)
The verification recording for (former) Frontier (now Global Crossing) long distance company.

Global Crossing Verification (February 2002)
The verification recording for the Global Crossing long distance company.

MCI & WorldCom Verification Recordings (101-0222 and 101-0555)

MCI Inter-LATA Verification (August 2003)
The Inter-LATA verification recording for MCI (post-WorldCom).

MCI Intra-LATA Verification (August 2003)
The Intra-LATA verification recording for MCI (post-WorldCom).

MCI WorldCom Inter-LATA Verification (September 1999)
The Inter-LATA verification recording of the former MCI WorldCom long distance company.

MCI WorldCom Intra-LATA Verification (September 1999)
The Intra-LATA verification recording of the former MCI WorldCom long distance company.

WorldCom Verification (April 1998)
The verification recording used by WorldCom (before its merger with MCI).

MCI Intra-LATA Verification (old WilTel CIC) (November 2005)
The Intra-LATA verification recording for MCI using the old WilTel/Worldcom CIC (101-0555). The voice is Pam Bassett. Notice the use of the old WilTel trailer codes.

MCI Inter-LATA Verification (old WilTel CIC) (February 2006)
The Inter-LATA verification recording for MCI using the old WilTel/Worldcom CIC (101-0555). 

Qwest/LCI Verification Recordings (101-0432)

LCI International Inter-LATA Verification (March 1998)
The Inter-LATA verification recording of the former LCI International long distance company.

LCI International Intra-LATA Verification (March 1998)
The Intra-LATA verification recording of the former LCI International long distance company.

Qwest Verification (September 1999)
Verification recording of Qwest Communications. Notice the old ID numbers used by LCI International.

Qwest Verification (November 2005)
Verification recording of Qwest Communications. After the verification recording, a "call cannot be completed as dialed" recording (LCI style) plays twice.

Sprint Verification Recordings (101-0333)

Sprint Verification (March 1998)
The verification recording for Sprint long distance company.

Verizon Verification Recordings

Verizon Inter-LATA Verification (August 2003)
The Inter-LATA verification recording for Verizon Long Distance. Female voice.

Verizon Intra-LATA Verification (August 2003)
The Intra-LATA verification recording for Verizon Long Distance. Female voice.

Verizon Inter-LATA Verification (old WilTel CIC) (November 2005)
The Inter-LATA verification recording for Verizon Long Distance. Male voice. This one uses the old WilTel Carrier Identification Code (CIC) 101-0555 (now MCI). 

Vartec Verification Recordings (101-0297 and 101-0811)

Vartec Verification (March 1998)
Vartec Verification (February 2002)

Vartec Verification (October 2003)
Vartec Verification (March 2005)
The verification recordings for Vartec long distance company. The last one now brands itself as the "Long Distance Wholesale Club".

Miscellaneous American Verifications

Bell Atlantic Verification (March 1998)
The Intra-LATA verification recording for the former Bell Atlantic (now Verizon).

BellSouth Inter-LATA Verification (September 2005)
The Inter-LATA verification recording for BellSouth (101-0377). Note the busy signal is a broken-up dial tone.

Source: Mark Cuccia

BellSouth Intra-LATA Verification (September 2005)
The Intra-LATA verification recording for BellSouth (101-0377).

Source: Mark Cuccia

BellSouth Intra-LATA Verification (September 2005)
The Intra-LATA verification recording for BellSouth (101-5124).

Source: Mark Cuccia

Penn Telecom (North Pittsburgh) Verification (February 2006)
The Intra-LATA verification recording for Penn Telecom (North Pittsburgh Telephone Company) (101-0412).

Miscellaneous Canadian Verifications

CTCI Verification (November 1999)
Verification recording from CTCI long distance.
Source: Dennis Wong

C&W - HKT Verification (November 1999)
Verification recording from Cable & Wireless - HKT.
Source: Dennis Wong

Sprint Canada Verification (November 1999)
Verification recording from Sprint Canada.
Source: Dennis Wong

Telus Verification (November 1999)
Verification recording from Telus.
Source: Dennis Wong

YAK Communications Canada Verification (November 2004)
Verification recording from YAK Communications (101-0299).
Source: Mark Cuccia


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North Pittsburgh Telephone Company Recordings
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