Legislative protections in the 1990s and the withdrawal of phone companies from passing these fees onto customers has largely killed the 900-number industry. Area codes 600 and 700 are reserved for special telecommunications services and receive little usage. Rebtel offers such services in the form of a monthly subscription plan that you can try for free for the first seven days, just to see if you like how it works. The 900 area code is also currently used for premium services that are billed to the caller at higher than normal long distance rates. At the time, rotary phones made it so that dialing lower numbers like 1 or 2 took less time to dial and dialing higher numbers took longer to dial. To browse all area codes, we have a list of all United States and. Frequently, the 10,000 numbers would be enough for a small town with larger towns being allocated multiple prefixes.
No more calling back strange phone numbers simply because you had a missed call. The cities listed are not intended to be exhaustive. Some area codes are reserved for special purposes. Many telephone numbers are now used for fax machines, cell phones or wireless phones, or internet connections so one person may actually need multiple phone lines. The eastern half of the state split off as in 1954, while the western half split off as in 1999.
When you save your American contacts to your phone, make sure to include this number as part of their phone number! Area Code Listing, by Number Area Code Listing, by Number The cities listed with each area code are the major cities for that area code; this originated as the city in which the switch computer for that area code is located, but is no longer the case. Though they see much less usage now, some are still used for dial-up modem access or security systems. Our service has a very large database, which includes all area codes in the United States. They were created to prepare for a nationwide unified long-distance direct dialing system - the ability to make a call to any other calling area without the need for an operator. No area code splits are currently proposed and both countries have agreed: without exceptional circumstances, all new area codes will be overlays. Other caller-pays area codes include 500, 521, 522, 533, 544, 566, 577, 588, and 622. Non-Geographic Area Codes Not all area codes are assigned to a specific geographic area.
Learn which area is covered under the code 502, along with the service provider that works with this code. Search the phone number here: 502 Area code originates from Louisville, Ky. While the system was developed in the 40s, direct dialing of long distance did not begin until the early 50s. You can help Wikipedia by. Lucia 760 California 763 Minnesota 765 Indiana 767 Dominica 770 Georgia 772 Florida 773 Illinois 774 Massachusetts 775 Nevada 778 British Columbia 780 Alberta 781 Massachusetts 784 St.
Based around major cities, some low population states such as and have only one areas code, whereas other, such as or , may have muliple area codes as they have a requirment for millions of local landline, cell phone, fax, and business phone numbers. However, some are located in the Pacific including American Samoa , Guam , and Northern Mariana Islands. This list is updated only when an Internet user informs me of a pending change. Many of these prefixes included few, if any, subscribers. All you have to do is sign up, install the app and activate your subscription. .
In the 1990s, cell phones became much more popular which created an explosion of demand for new phone numbers. Cell phones also reduced the monopoly of local phone providers which reduced utilization of allocated prefixes. Louis metro area of St. This information is public domain and is updated as data is made public. By adding a 3 digit prefix to a 7 digit local number, this allowed for hundreds of millons of new phone numbers to be issued. One of the most common are toll-free area codes where the caller is not billed for long distance though wireless customers may have minutes deducted from their plan : 800, 833, 844, 855, 866, 877, and 888.
In 1997, was introduced as the first overlay with forced 10 digit dialing for local calls. Instead of a single primary phone carrier, cities had two or more carriers - each needing their own prefix. Area code 502 serves north central , primarily , its suburbs, and the state capital,. See also the and the data. Primarily servicing the city of Louisville population: 746101 , area code 502 covers 15 counties of Kentucky. Who is calling you from the area code 502? This process forced many into a new phone number which would require updates to letterhead, business cards, phone directories, personal contact lists, etc. Something besides allocating more area codes needed to be done to improve the system.
There are also several on the web. Avoid any unwanted conversations, or find out if the number is one that you may want to block. Minnesota: Saint Cloud rural Minn, excl St. Approximate service area of Area Code 502 is in red. And you can try it for free in the first week, just to see how it works for you.