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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...

2009-11-10 10:11:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Nov. 14, Verizon customers within the 203 area code must begin dialing the area code plus the seven-digit number for all local calls. The Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control has ordered the implementation of the 203/475 area-code "overlay" to ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers in the state. A statewide mandatory 10-digit dialing plan has also been implemented. An overlay is the addition of another area code --...

2009-10-12 11:23:00

WAUSAU, Wis., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Callers in Northern Wisconsin should soon begin dialing the area code plus the seven-digit number for all local telephone calls, to prepare for the debut of a new area code -- 534 -- next summer. To help ease the transition to 10-digit dialing, there will be a permissive dialing period from Oct. 17, 2009, until July 17, 2010. During this period, callers will have the option of dialing either seven or 10 digits to complete their local calls....

2009-05-12 09:15:00

Get Ready to Dial the Area Code for All Local Calls GREENWICH, Conn., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning May 16, Verizon customers within the 203 area code should begin dialing the area code plus the seven-digit number for all local calls. The Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control has ordered the implementation of the 203/475 area-code "overlay" to ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers in the state. A statewide mandatory 10-digit dialing plan will also be implemented....

2008-12-30 13:26:00

Fax Machines, Computer Modems, Burglar Alarms Must Be Programmed by End of February to Dial Area Code First CHARLESTON, W.Va., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- West Virginians should add an important New Year's resolution to their list for 2009 -- getting ready for the state's upcoming change to 10-digit dialing for all local calls. Verizon urges residents and businesses to reprogram fax machines and other equipment and services to dial the area code plus seven-digit phone number on all calls that...

2008-11-01 00:01:04

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend, the change to Eastern Standard Time is also a good time to get ready for West Virginia's upcoming change to local 10-digit dialing. As West Virginians reset their clocks, Verizon urges residents and businesses to reprogram fax machines and other equipment and services to dial the area code plus seven-digit phone number on all calls that previously only required seven digits. Customers should practice 10-digit local dialing now. In...


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