Area Code 812: Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing Starts 2-7-2015

If you live in area code 812 then this is for you:  mandatory 10-digit dialing starts on Saturday, February 7, 2015. This has been in the works for quite some time (originally announced in August of 2012) and we gave a reasonably thorough overview of the situation last August. Even a call to the house next door will require that you include

What is 10-Digit Dialing and Will Evansville Really Have to do This?

On August 6, 2014, Verizon Wireless sent out a message to their customers in area code 812 regarding a new area code. Here’s the message I received: This created a lot of confusion. I even saw a few Facebook posts where folks were wondering if this was a joke.  A couple of days later, Verizon Wireless sent out a followup message: You may have