All customers with the existing 215 or 267 area codes
should be prepared for the introduction of the new 445 area code
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has taken action to ensure that phone numbers continue to be available to meet demand in the 619 area code
by allowing both the 619 and 858 area codes
to be used in the same geographic region.
NANPA also oversees the assignment of area codes
, central office codes, carrier identification codes, and other numbering resources throughout the United States, Canada, Bermuda and various Caribbean countries.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold public meetings to provide information and obtain input on the introduction of new area codes
to the regions now served by the 916, 805, and 619 area codes
With the 415/628 area code
overlay, customers must dial 1 plus the three-digit area code
for all calls to and from telephone numbers with the 415 and 628 area codes
If you recently moved to Oregon from California, all of this might seem kind of silly, since the Golden State has a whopping 29 area codes
The division of central and northwest Arkansas into two telephone area codes
will be final on July 20, according to Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.
State, regulators and lawmakers have renewed their push to assign new area codes
to mobile phones as well as non-voice services such as faxes, data lines, ATMs, pagers, debit card machines and other devices that use telephone numbers.
While I'm sure laying the new code over the old one was the easiest answer for the phone company, it would have made more sense to make the new area codes
applicable to data, fax, cellular and pager lines, leaving all standard-line voice traffic on 303.
gov) warns consumers to be wary of return phone numbers using 809, 758 or 664 area codes
or the 011 international code.
The creation of the NANP in 1947 established 152 geographic and non-geographic area codes
for telephone numbers.