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Conn. To Roll Out New 959 Area Code This Summer To Meet Growing Demand

The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority announced on Monday that the state’s fourth area code will be assigned where the 860 area code is used in northwestern, central and eastern Connecticut.


Internet phone companies are assigning 212 area codes to some non-New Yorkers. (credit: CBS 2)

NYers Unhappy Phone Company Assigning 212 Area Code To Out-Of-City Customers

The next time you dial the area code, you might reach someone who lives outside the city — not even in New York state.