AREA CODE NEWS - 2014

New Area Codes To Be
Placed in Service During 2014


03/03/2014 - Kentucky - Area code 364 in Kentucky is scheduled to be placed into service as overlay of area code 270. Effective February 1, 2014 ten digit dialing in the 270 and 364 area codes will be mandatory.

Ten digit dialing (area code + seven digit number) will be necessary in the 270/364 overlay because two different homes in the same geographic area can have the same seven digit phone number but each would have a different area code.

06/03/2014 - Nevada - Area code 725 in Nevada is scheduled to be placed into service as overlay of area code 702. Effective May 03, 2014 ten digit dialing in the 702 and 725 area codes will be mandatory.

07/01/2014 - Texas - Area code 346 in Texas is scheduled to be placed into service as an overlay of area codes 281, 713 and 832. Mandatory ten-digit dialing is already required in area codes 281, 713 and 832 so no changes in local dialing plans is necessary.

08/30/2014 - Connecticut - Area code 959 in Connecticut is scheduled to be placed into service as an overlay of area code 860. Mandatory ten-digit dialing is already required in all Conneticut area codes so no changes in local dialing plans are necessary.

10/06/2014 - Indiana - Area code 930 in Indiana is scheduled to be placed into service as an overlay of area code 812. Effective September 06, 2014 ten digit dialing in the 812 and 930 area codes will be mandatory.

11/30/2014 - Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island - Area code 782 in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia is scheduled to be placed into service as an overlay of area code 902. Effective August 23, 2014 many callers will receive a message notifying them to dial the area code followed by the local 7 digit number. Mandatory ten-digit dialing begins November 30, 2014.

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Mandatory Ten Digit Dialing News

02/01/2014 - Kentucky - Mandatory ten-digit dialing begins February 1, 2014 for area codes 364 and 270 in the overlay 270/364.

05/03/2014 - Nevada - Mandatory ten-digit dialing begins May 3, 2014 for area codes 725 and 702 in the overlay702/725.

07/01/2014 - Texas - Mandatory ten-digit dialing begins July 1, 2014 for area code 346 in the overlay area codes 281, 713 and 832 which already utilizes ten digit dialing so no change in the local plans is required.

08/30/2014 - Connecticut - Mandatory ten-digit dialing begins August 8, 2014 for area code 959. Mandatory ten-digit dialing is already required in all Conneticut area codes so no changes in local dialing plans are necessary.

09/06/2014 - Indiana - Mandatory ten-digit dialing begins September 6, 2014 for overlay area codes 812 and 930.

11/30/2014 - Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island - Mandatory ten-digit dialing begins November 30, 2014 for overlay area ocdes 782 and 902.