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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 most important facts that consumers and businesses need to know about the upcoming 743 area code overlay are:
To prepare for the new 934 area code, beginning July 18, 2015, customers may place a local call by dialing the customary 7 digits or by dialing 10 digits (area code + 7 digits).
On March 21, 2015, the new 628 area code may be assigned to those who request a new telephone number or an additional telephone line, as well as any available numbers in the 415 area code.
July 12 is when "permissive dialing" begins for the 541 area code.
Highly rated: Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks outfielder Mike Stanton ranked among the best of the best, scoring the third-highest overall SPARQ ranking in skills testing at the Area Code Games.
However research done by the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has shown that phone companies had hundreds of thousands of phone numbers still available in the 815 area code.
Reprogram equipment or features including automatic dialers, speed-dialing, call forwarding, fax machines, modems for computer or internet dial-up access, voicemail services, entry gates, alarm and security systems, to reflect the 1 + area code + telephone number dialing change.
Test telephone equipment to determine if it can dial and receive 1 + area code + telephone number.
Windstream can assign numbers with the 364 area code for new telephone lines or services beginning March 3.
Until 1995, Oregon got by with a single 503 area code.
Area Code standouts: Several locals began their quest this week to earn a spot in this summer's Area Code Games.
5," said Sandra Scott, Bell Atlantic - Pennsylvania area code customer education manager.
On May 2, 2009, consumers and businesses with a 760 area code telephone number will need to begin dialing 1+ area code + seven digit telephone number when making all local calls.
March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Residents and businesses within the existing 408 area code should prepare now for the introduction of a new 669 area code later this year.
This is a way to save 260,000 telephone numbers and avoid the expense of creating a new area code,'' Councilwoman Janice Hahn said.
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