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Is there a pay-as-you-go web service that provides a "Call Return Busy" service offered by some telcos? It would continuously call a busy phone number until it is free, at which point it calls your number and conferences the call.

It would be very useful, especially if it was not tied to a specific phone service, but could call/connect any number.

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If it helps find an answer, this is "*66" for most telcos. – barrycarter Feb 27 '11 at 14:55
thanks, but specifically looking for a web service (and *66 usually costs money...) – Josh Newman Feb 28 '11 at 15:57

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It's been suggested to use Skype to do this.

When you have to redial a number several times to make a connection, make the call with Skype. Skype has an automated redial feature and you can set the number of seconds (default is 120) between attempts.

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Doesn't google voice do this?

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no, it doesn't seem to. Still rings busy. – Josh Newman Feb 14 '11 at 18:37

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