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a number usually of 3 digits assigned to a telephone area as in the United States and Canada

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Residential and business customers assigned to the existing 336 area code should prepare for the introduction of the new 743 area code.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announces that residential and business customers served by the 415 area code need to prepare for the introduction of the new 628 area code overlay.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today reminded residential and business customers served by the 415 area code that they need to prepare for the introduction of the new 628 area code overlay.
You have another seven months and one day before you have to punch in 10 digits to make a local call in Lane County and the rest of Oregon's 541 area code.
The Los Angeles City Council called on the state Wednesday to consider creating a technology overlay zone within the existing 310 area code to delay the need for another area code in the city.
In many areas, phone companies have claimed to need new area codes or overlay numbers due to a supposed lack of available phone numbers.
Residents and Businesses in 714 Region Should Prepare for Area Code Overlay
To ensure a continuing supply of new telephone numbers for the state, the Maryland Public Service Commission ordered 667 to be a new area code "overlay" covering the same geographic area that the 410 and 443 area codes serve.
SALEM - A new area code - 458 - is coming to Lane County in 2010.
But forming new area codes is a tricky and expensive business.
Beginning in July, local telephone companies may assign numbers in the new 267 and 484 area codes to customers who request new service, an additional line or - in some cases - who want to move their service.
Beginning December 31, 2005 people in the 310 area code should start dialing 1+ the area code + seven digit number when making all their calls.
NYSE: NSR), serving in its capacity as the North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA), announced today that an additional area code (929) has been assigned to the existing 718 and 347 area codes that serve the outer boroughs of New York City -- namely the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island.
San Fernando Valley business leaders had strongly opposed a split, and Tuesday they cautiously cheered the report, saying it will save businesses millions of dollars in costs associated with switching area codes.
All customers with 310 and 424 area codes must dial 1+10-digits on all calls, including those within and between the 310 or 424 area codes.
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