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How Area Codes Developed: Expansion
In the first part of this series, we discussed the creation of area codes. The North American Numbering Plan (NANP), completed in 1947, was implemented gradually. The plan’s governing body, known as NANPA, gave the first area code, 201, to New Jersey. On November 10, 1951, the mayor of Englewood,…
By:  in  Communications  >  Telephone Systems   Oct 09, 2014  
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How Area Codes Developed: The Beginning
In the early days of the telephone, to make a long-distance call in the United States, you had to reach an operator and tell her which city you wanted to reach. (Telephone operators were almost exclusively women because (1) they were usually more polite and pleasant sounding; and (2) they…
By:  in  Communications  >  Telephone Systems   Sep 27, 2014  
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