How to Disable Call Waiting
If your telephone service has the "Call Waiting" feature, you should
disable it before you use a modem to contact Victoria Telecommunity Network.
Disabling call waiting is important because if somebody does call you
in the middle of a session, the click made by the phone will disturb
the transmission and cause garbage to appear on your screen or in your
The procedure for doing this varies from area to area. On many systems
this can be done by putting 70#,, before the number you are dialing.
Consult your local telephone directory for the procedure in your
Here is an example of a modem command using the above command to dial from a
standard residence while disabling the call-waiting feature (for this