Talk:North American Numbering Plan

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Philadelphia earlier than Atlanta[edit]

The Philadelphia region started 10-digit dialing when the 215 area code was split into the 610 area code in 1994. Bill S. (talk) 23:14, 8 June 2020 (UTC)

Ringback number[edit]

It might be a good idea to talk about Ringback Numbers. In the old Bell Atlantic days (circa early and mid 1990s), 800-800-6969 was a ringback we would use to identify a line's number during maintenance. Nowadays, 800-800-6969 is a sex line. Derp...

Jeffrey Walton (talk) 21:01, 23 August 2020 (UTC)

Why do countries join the NANP?[edit]

What are the reasons behind countries choosing to leave their assigned county code and join NANP? For example, why did Sint Maarten stop using +599? 88.90.14.214 (talk) 18:39, 10 October 2020 (UTC)

I added a paragraph in the international section to address this. kbrose (talk) 21:04, 10 October 2020 (UTC)