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Start-up competes with directory assistance giving out business phone numbers.
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Can any company compete with directory assistance -- even if it offers more information and is free? Metro One Direct, in Portland, Ore., operates what it calls Hello Pages, a phone line that gives out business phone numbers. Revenues come from companies that pay to have extra details, such as hours of service, included in their listings.

-- Leslie Brokaw

Last updated: Dec 1, 1990




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