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2013-04-10 23:03:20

Tollfreenumber.org, warns of newly uncovered telephone misdial scams and advises consumers of potential dangers of dialing the wrong phone number. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 Tollfreenumber.ORG, a California based company, has learned of a new scam that is posing a danger to Americans who have the misfortune of misdialing toll free numbers. While misdialing a number is something that many of us have done on occasion, fraudulent entities are now using that to their advantage and making...

2013-04-03 12:31:43

Dialing Change Becomes Permanent in September; Paves Way for New '272' Area Code SCRANTON, Pa., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Callers in the 570 area code in northeastern Pennsylvania, including Scranton, Williamsport and Wilkes-Barre, should now start dialing 10 digits (area code and the seven-digit telephone number) to complete their local phone calls. The new way of dialing is necessary to prepare the region's telephone customers for mandatory 10-digit dialing, starting in...

2012-08-28 10:25:12

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning October 20(th), 2012, residents and businesses with 408 phone numbers must dial 1+ the area code + phone number when making all direct dial calls. This change paves the way for an additional area code (669) for new telephone lines and services in the same geography. The 408 Public Education Program (408 PEP) participants, a consortium of landline and wireless telecommunications providers in cooperation with the California Public...

2012-03-19 02:26:43

BALTIMORE, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents and businesses within the existing 410 and 443 area codes serving the eastern Maryland region should prepare for the introduction of a new area code. Beginning Saturday (March 24), customers who request new service, add an additional line or, in some cases, move their service, may be assigned a number in the new 667 area code. To ensure a continuing supply of new telephone numbers for the state, the Maryland Public Service Commission...

2012-02-27 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage, a division of ICAP plc and the world's largest intellectual property brokerage firm and organizer of ICAP Ocean Tomo Auctions, is offering for auction a patent portfolio that simplifies dialing in area code overlays as well as dialing between area codes in general from Gilbert J. Yablon. The lot will be included in the 15th ICAP Ocean Tomo IT Auction on March 29, 2012 at Terranea Resort near Los Angeles, California. (Logo:...

2011-07-01 00:19:41

National customer survey identifies recognizable area codes and 800 Numbers as key business drivers Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 eVoice®, a "Radically Better Phone Number" and brand from technology leader j2 Global Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), today released the results of its new "Small Business Communication Strategies and Challenges Survey" that highlights the significance of area codes and toll-free numbers in projecting a professional business image. eVoice® is...

2011-04-12 10:45:00

NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents and businesses within the existing 718, 347 and 917 area codes serving four boroughs of New York City should prepare for the introduction of the 929 area code. Verizon announced Tuesday (April 12) that beginning Saturday (April 16) its customers in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island who request new service, add an additional line or, in some cases, move their service, may be assigned a number in the new 929 area code. To...

2011-01-29 00:00:06

Tollfreenumber.ORG responds to growing demand for toll free service as the 855 area code, the newest series of toll free telephone numbers released by the FCC, impacts local communities nationwide. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 Tollfreenumber.ORG responds to demand as the 855 area code, the newest series of toll free telephone numbers released by the FCC, makes waves through local communities nationwide as the phone numbers are sought by large businesses and small companies...

2009-12-09 06:00:00

BRUSSELS, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Through an agreement with Voxbone, provider of international VoIP origination services and telephone numbers, the popular hosted IP PBX provider Phone.com has begun offering its predominantly small-business customer base iNum® numbers - phone numbers with the "area code for Earth." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090811/VOXBONELOGO) A particular boon to Internet-based sellers and other businesses that serve markets all...

2009-11-13 10:18:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Residential and business customers with both 203 and 860 area codes should be prepared for the introduction of the 475 and 959 area codes. AT&T* announced today that, starting immediately, customers should dial the area code + seven-digit number when making calls both on landline and wireless phones. The new dialing procedure will become mandatory for all residential and business customers on November 14, 2009. The Connecticut...