Cell phone question..

Jay H

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Should I be able to call my cell phone from my home phone? Whenever I do, I get a busy signal, but when I call from say my work phone, it'll ring. I've tried it twice on two different days so it most likely wasn't an outage and the signal strength is like 3/4 bars out of like 5..
Seems strange to me but what do I know.
Jay
 

Philip_G

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yeah that's messed up. is it a fast busy? maybe if you dial the area code?
 

Jay H

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I always have to dial the area code cause my cell phone number is in a different area code than my home phone...
If a cell phone is unreachable, does the caller just get a busy signal or an actual message?
I think it's a standard busy signal, not really fast... I wonder if the WTC has anything to do with this.. I'm not in NYC and I do work only 10 miles from home.. who knows.
Jay
 

Ryan Wright

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That's odd. I'd call your provider and talk to them about it. You should be able to call it from any phone (except itself).
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McPaul

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Something's messed there Jay, I'd get on the phone right away. I'll ask my buddy for you, he's a cell phone "god". well... self proclaimed god..

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[Edited last by Paul McGowan on November 03, 2001 at 04:09 AM]
 

Jason Reich

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I work for a cellular provider..... This is most likly a landline problem, I would check with your landline company as well. Sometimes calls get routed wrong, hence the fast busy. When a user is out of the service area or cannot be reached you would get their voice mail or get a "the cellular customer you are trying to reach is not avalible at this time....." or something of the sort-
 

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