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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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The new 445 area code will be overlaid or superimposed over the area now served by the 215 and 267 area codes.
The 619/858 area code overlay approved by the CPUC last week eliminates the boundaries between the 619 and 858 area codes in the San Diego region, making either area code available to serve the current 619 and 858 geographic region.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 27, 2017-New Jersey to get 640 area code
The CPUC has started the process to introduce a new area code to the area now served by the 916 area code, as the 916 is now expected to use up its available prefixes by March 2018 due to increased demand.
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.
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.
In many areas, phone companies have claimed to need new area codes or overlay numbers due to a supposed lack of available phone numbers.
I'm one of those people who is kinda up on things, so I knew the Denver region was getting a new area code, 720, that would overlay the existing 303 area code and help accommodate all the new requirements for phone numbers.
Interchangeable area codes are the basis for the new numbering plan.
Residents and Businesses in 714 Region Should Prepare for Area Code Overlay
All customers within the existing 212, 646, and 917 area codes should be prepared for the introduction of the 332 area code.
But the proliferation of mobile phones, fax lines and traditional land-line phones has led to the addition of new area codes every few years.
Like neighborhood names, area codes give us a sense of place.
Bell Atlantic is kicking off a campaign to inform southeastern Pennsylvanians about the introduction of two new area codes in 1999 and a new way to make phone calls.
In the next ten years, more than 120 new area codes - about one per month - will be issued in the United States," predicted Ron Conners of Bellcore during a Congress of Cities workshop on area code relief plans, moderated by Chicago Alderman Ed H.
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