Mandatory 10-digit local dialing to go into effect in 309, 618, 708 area codes

Mandatory 10-digit local dialing to go into effect in 309, 618, 708 area codes
Thirty-seven states and 83 area codes were impacted by the order.

CHICAGO, Ill. (KFVS) - Starting October 24, customers in the 309, 618 and 708 area codes will have to use 10-digit dialing when making local calls.

Back in July, 988 was designated as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in order FCC 20-100. All carriers and providers were required by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to make any network changes needed.

Thirty-seven states and 83 area codes were impacted by the order.

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