Additional Area Code Planned for New York City [telecom]

Additional Area Code Planned for New York City

STERLING, Va., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neustar, Inc., serving in its capacity as the North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA), announced today that an additional area code (929) has been assigned to the existing 718 and 347 area codes that serve the outer boroughs of New York City -- namely the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. The dialing pattern, which is already in effect in the New York City area, requires all local calls within and between the 718 and 347 area codes and the new 929 area code to be dialed by using 1+10 digit dialing. Existing 718 and 347 telephone numbers will not change.

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Thanks for Mark Cuccia for this information.

Neal McLain

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