Thu Apr 9 09:36:17 EDT 2009
Kevin Vahey wrote:
> BZ gave 2 reasons for not going to 931. The main reason was callers
> from outside 617 would almost always get a circuit busy which would
> have played havoc with talk shows [snip]
IIRC, the 931 exchange was designed to moderate "contest" & "talk"
traffic by only allowing a small number of calls from each exchange/area
code (don't remember which) giving a busy to the rest of the callers.
It was to avoid clogging up tie lines from one exchange to another.
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