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Intercom Companies Scramble To Update San Francisco Apartment Building Systems With New ‘415’ Dialing Procedure

Intercom companies are scrambling to update systems in dozens of buildings around San Francisco now that the dialing procedure for the 415 area code has changed.

02/23/2015

A pedestrian walks by a Sprint store on April 15, 2013 in San Francisco. Dish Network Corp has offered to purchase Sprint Nextel Corp for $25.5 billion in cash and stock. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sprint Customers Report Error Message Ahead Of 415 Area Code Changeover

KCBS Radio is getting reports that Sprint customers in the 415 area code are already having to dial out the area code to make a local cell call.

02/20/2015

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7 Tweets Bid Farewell To Beloved 415 Area Code & Hello To Pesky New Dialing Procedure

Dialing phone numbers in the Bay Area is about to get complicated, and longtime “415” area code fans are not happy about it.

02/20/2015

Like this vendor in Shanghai, US phone providers work from a list of available phone numbers -- and the classic 415's are almost gone.  (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Numbers With Classic 415 Area Code In Short Supply As New 628 Area Code Arrives

Time is running out on the 415 area code and so are available 415 numbers, especially if you live in Marin County.

12/22/2014

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Local Callers Must Dial 415 When 628 Area Code Debuts Next Year

Starting next February, San Francisco and Marin County residents will have to do something they’ve never done before: dial the numbers 4-1-5 when making a phone call.

08/09/2014

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New Phone Customers In San Francisco, Marin Say Goodbye ‘415,’ Hello ‘628’

Starting in 2015, there will be a new “628” area code in the Bay Area as more telephone numbers are requested.

12/20/2013

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CPUC Holding Meetings Over 415 Area Code Change

The California Public Utilities Commission is holding public hearings Wednesday and Thursday on plans to add a new area code to the current “415” area code zone.

01/16/2013

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‘628’ Area Code May Come To San Francisco, Marin

The California Public Utilities Commission has begun a process that will allow it to add a new area code in the current 415 area code zone.

12/12/2012

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New 669 Area Code Joins South Bay 408 Region Saturday

The California Public Utilities Commission is reminding South Bay residents that they will have to dial area codes for local calls beginning Saturday.

10/19/2012

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South Bay Residents Must Dial Area Code For Local Calls Starting Sat.

The California Public Utilities Commission is reminding South Bay residents that they will have to dial area codes for local calls beginning Saturday.

10/17/2012

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