First I will say, for those that do not know, E.164 dialing is non – country specific dialing. On traditional systems, to place an international call from the
Dial tone not only tells us the phone is ready to dial, but reminds us how to dial 011 or 00 as well as a unique set of call progress tones for busy, ringing, reorder, etc., by country.
It only makes sense. You go to
Now we have non-country specific E.164 dialing, so why not a dial tone that tells us that is the expected dial plan?
It makes perfect sense. The caller knows by the dial tone how he/she needs to dial “001” or simply “1” to start.
I therefore propose (assuming it does not yet exist) …….
E.164 dial tone , and all call progress tones that are uniquely identifiable be established and integrated into all new VoIP devices. . This will allow all E.164 systems to “remind” the user that they should use E.164 dialing, not