New 629 Area Code for Tennessee area 615

The Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA) ordered an area code overlay adding the 629 area code to the 615 area. This affects the north-central portion of the state of Tennessee serving communities such as Franklin, Gallatin, Hendersonville, Lebanon, Murfreesboro, Nashville and Springfield.

Prior to March 28, 2015 – No Impact: Customers will continue to be able to complete calls to others in the 615 area using 7-digits, 10-digit or 1+10-digit dialing pattern. Although the permissive period ends February 27, 2015 (calling for mandatory 10-digit dialing), EarthLink has configured our switches to continue to allow our customers within the 615 area code to dial 7-digits to reach others within the 615 area code.

March 28, 2015 & After: Impact New customers in the above-named communities will be assigned the 629 area code beginning March 28, 2015. Customers with 615 area codes attempting to reach persons within the new 629 area code will need to utilize 10-digit or 1+10-digit dialing.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How does my end user now reach others in my (615) area code?
Your can continue to reach others in the 615 area code by dialing the 7-, 10- or 1+10-digit number because most switches have been configured to recognize and route customers calling from a 615 area code to others within your area code.

 

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