Method and system for an intelligent telephone prefix dialer

  • US 8,374,335 B2
  • Filed: 09/25/2006
  • Issued: 02/12/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/15/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A computer implemented telephone number dialing method, comprising the steps of:

  • storing a predetermined valid number of telephone number digits required by a telephone network;

    accepting an area code into memory storage accessible by the computer, said area code being entered by a phone user and forming a default area code;

    accepting an abbreviated telephone number from the phone user;

    appending the abbreviated telephone number to the default area code only if the number of digits in the abbreviated telephone number entered by the phone user plus the number of digits in the default area code is equal to the predetermined valid number of telephone number digits, the appending step forming a complete telephone number; and

    placing the complete telephone number on said telephone network to establish a connection to a called party.

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