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Ten-digit dialing starts soon for the 317 area code

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — In less than two weeks, anyone with a 317 telephone area code will have to use 10 numbers when dialing. Beginning Oct. 15, calls placed with seven numbers will not be completed. A recording will ask the caller to try again with the 317 area code. This change is needed […]

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Ten digit dialing encouraged in the 317 area code

By Gary Qi TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — State leaders are recommending Hoosiers in central Indiana start dialing with 10 digits, instead of seven, when making a phone call. Soon callers will be required to use 10-digit dialing because utility officials are in the process of introducing a new area code. For example, callers should dial 317-555-5555 […]

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10-digit dialing begins in Southern Indiana next month

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana residents and businesses in the southern third of the 812 area code are preparing for changes that will take place early February. Starting Feb. 7, any phone call made in the 812 area code must be dialed using the full 10-digit telephone number. Local calls with remain local […]

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Customer agency urges 812 area code ‘overlay’ instead of geographic split

By Jesselyn Bickley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A state agency that represents customers is recommending that a new area code in Southern Indiana be laid over the existing one, meaning the entire region will have two area codes instead of one. The lower third of Indiana has used the 812 area code since 1947, but officials […]

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New area code will be necessary for Southern Indiana

By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The state will host a series of hearings to get public input on how to add at least one new area code to Southern Indiana. The North American Number Planning Administrator – which distributes numbers to phone companies – is estimating that the 812 area code will run out […]