What in the world is happening here?
Again today, for the third time in my +1-203 at&t territory, an 800 number I dialed fetched up with a telephone company "number has changed" interrupt informing me of the "new number" (today, as1-800-712-5000). At the new number I meet the greeting in the "Subject:" line, followed by an urgent sales pitch offered by a very enthusiastic mini-skirted-high-school-cheer-leader voice.
I hang up, dial my intended 800 number again, and get through to the party I originally intended.
OK: the first time something like that happened to me, several weeks ago, I had, to be honest, misread the number I wanted, hence misdialed.
The second time I'm pretty sure I had dialed correctly.
On today's occasion, I'm *certain* I dialed correctly, as I was looking at the number's listing in my phone book as I was dialing.
So, again: what's going on? Is at&t selling randomly selected failed-call-completion moments to nefarious telephone marketers? Or what?
Cheers, -- tlvp