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International Blocking - V13.0

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Product Description

International Blocking prevents completion of outgoing 011+ and 101XXXX011+ International Direct-Dialed calls; e.g., 011+852+(Hong Kong telephone number) will be blocked.

International Blocking will not block International Direct Dialed calls placed with an area code; e.g., 1+441-nnn-nnnn (Bermuda)


In DMS™-100 COs:

  • International Blocking must be established on all lines in a Multi-Line Hunting group.
  • Centrex 21 can not have International Blocking.

International Blocking is not available on:

  • Budget Measured Residential Service
  • Measured Business Service (ID-N, OR, WA)
  • Message Business Service
  • Message Residence
  • Residential Centron Service

International Blocking is available in all states with UNE-P POTS service provided to residential and business end-users.

General pre-ordering activities are described in the Pre-Ordering Overview.


Rate Structure

For retail and resale services, International Blocking may have a nonrecurring charge but no recurring charge based on state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

In Minnesota, there are no nonrecurring charges assessed to residential end-users based on specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

For facilities-based services, e.g. UNE-P and UBS, International Blocking may have nonrecurring and recurring charges.


Retail rates for this feature can be found in the state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

Rates and/or discounts are available in Exhibit A or the specific rate sheet in your Interconnection or Resale Agreement.


Ordering Rules

General ordering activities are described in the Ordering Overview.

Blocking is added or removed by using the BA and BLOCK fields on the product specific LSOG form, in addition to completing the Feature Activity Types and Feature Code information identified below.

Feature Activity Types (Action Codes)

Feature Codes (USOCs)

International Blocking is identified by the USOC RBVXC on the CSR.

Adding International Blocking

This feature is ordered by including:

  • Blocking Activity Type E and the BLOCK value G - No 011 (International)

Removing International Blocking

This feature is removed by including:

  • Blocking Activity Type D and the BLOCK value G - No 011 (International)

Last Update: March 23, 2015