Phase-in Period About to Expire in Mandatory Ten-Digit Dialing


September 8, 2021

Triangle Communications has been busily preparing the network and its members for the change from 7-digit local dialing to 10-digit dialing for local calls. The change to mandatory 10-digit dialing will go into effect on October 24. In addition to making that change, we will need to update our cell phone call directories to ensure the numbers for automatic dialing all have ten digits.

Because habits are hard to break, callers were asked to begin dialing ten digits (area code + telephone number) on April 24 so as to make the process a gradual one. While many of us haven't yet complied, once Oct...

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