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10 digit dialing coming to 570 area code

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Sep 13 2013 05:21:19 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 13 2013 07:19:05 PM CDT

Soon it's going to take a little extra effort on your part to make a phone call in the Poconos.

Soon it's going to take a little extra effort on your part to make a phone call in the Poconos.

10-digit dialing begins September 21st for residential and business customers within the existing 570 area code.

That means all calls must be made using the area code plus the seven-digit phone number.

Just dialing the regular phone number won't cut it anymore.