Mandatory 10-digit local dialing set for 618, 309 and 708 area codes 

FCC orders change to clear way for a 3-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Starting Oct. 24, 2021, phone customers in the 309, 618 and 708 area codes will be required to use 10-digit dialing (or 1+10-digit) when making local calls to ensure users can dial 988 to reach the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline starting … Continue reading Mandatory 10-digit local dialing set for 618, 309 and 708 area codes