[arin-announce] ARIN Beginning Live Chat Trial on 6 April

ARIN info at arin.net
Thu Apr 2 09:14:24 EDT 2020

As part of our ongoing commitment to customer excellence, ARIN is 
pleased to announce that on 6 April, we will deploy a new, live chat 
service on a trial basis. We are launching this service in response to 
the following suggestion we received via the ARIN Consultation and 
Suggestion Process in April 2017:


By using this new chat service, our customers will be able to quickly 
and easily speak with a member of our Registration Services Department 
concerning any questions they have regarding their Internet number 

During the initial trial period, the chat feature will be available 
Monday through Friday, from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET only. To access the 
chat, customers must be logged in to their ARIN Online account.

There are a few other important notes customers should keep in mind when 
using this initial trial chat feature:

- Conversations will be saved in your browser if cookies are enabled
- Chat is not accessible via a screen reader
- Chat is not accessible on smart phones and tablets; it is only 
available on desktop

We expect this trial period to last 120 days, at which point we will 
finalize the schedule based on the usage we’ve seen.

As always, we will continue to offer phone support Monday through Friday 
from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM ET. You can reach us by calling +1.703.227.0660. 
You are also welcome to submit questions via your ARIN Online account by 
using the Ask ARIN function.


John Sweeting
Chief Customer Officer
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

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