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VoiceNation is Called on Again to Provide Stephen Colbert's Atone Phone
The Atonement hotline, 1-888-OOPSJEW, is a real working toll free number, where Stephen Colbert has made it an annual event of recognizing the Jewish High Holy Days by giving is viewers an opportunity to apologize to him personally during their Ten Days of Repentance between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Callers who choose the OOPSJEW option are greeted by Stephen Colbert himself who records a message to his callers asking them to leave their apology to him stating how they have wronged him in the previous year. Colbert then chooses a handful of messages to play on a future show.
The phone number, 1-888-OOPSJEW is a real working phone number supported by VoiceNation. A leading provider of voicemail, Virtual PBX and live answering service. Producers of the Colbert Report have been working with VoiceNation engineers for four years in a row now to host the Atonement Hotline. VoiceNation was chosen due to their ability to handle high call volumes associated with TV and Radio spots. VoiceNation's proprietary technology allows the hotline to take thousands of calls and voice messages in very short time period.
Four years ago VoiceNation was asked to quickly reserve the phone number 1-888-OOPS-JEW for Colbert's upcoming show the following night where Colbert would unveil the atone phone for the first time. VoiceNation was able to quickly deliver the service without a hitch. Ever since then, producers of the Colbert Report have been getting more and more creative using the same phone number to come up with funny voicemail greetings using alternate spellings of the number including 1-888-MOPS-KEY and 1-888-MOSS-LEW. This year a fourth option was added using 1-888-MOS-PLEX, making fun of a low rent cinema.
VoiceNation, America's leader in virtual PBX and voicemail was founded in 2002 by President Jay Reeder and opened their Next Generation call centers in 2009. The company has grown to serve more than 40,000 customers including FEMA, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Dell, AIG and the U.S. Coast Guard. They leverage the very latest in proprietary technology solutions in order to deliver quality call answering services at the lowest cost to their customers. To learn more about VoiceNation and their services, please visit http://www.voicenation.com/.