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Why 555 is always used for phone numbers on TV and in movies

When TV shows and movies need to use a phone number as part of the story, they typically use one that starts with 555. We spoke with an official historian at AT&T to find out why these three numbers were chosen. It turns out that the answer has a lot […]
Why 555 is always used for phone numbers on TV and in movies
Tech

Here’s why the NBN is right to hose down news of ‘complaints doubling’

More Australians than ever are having to escalate their phone and internet complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, the latest numbers reveal. The ombudsman received 65,970 complaints during the six months ending December 31. This was up 5.3% from the preceding half-year but, more alarmingly, was a 33.8% increase from […]
Here’s why the NBN is right to hose down news of ‘complaints doubling’