Unique Cell Phone Number Fetches Big Bucks In United Arab Emirates

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The rare number number is: 7-7-7-7-7-7-7. The cell phone contract was sold at a charity auction for $2 millions.


Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Back in 2008, eyes rolled at the news a license plate in the United Arab Emirates went for $14 million at auction. It wasn't gold-plated, but the plate had a very flashy number - one. This week, a charity auction in the Emirates sold a cell phone contract for an astonishing price. Its unique number, seven sevens, push the price up to over $2 million. Of course it did include 12 free hours of calls a month.


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