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B.C. To Receive New Area Code June 1, 2013

The 604, along with 778, and 250 will be accompanied by a new 3 digit area code on the first of June.

The new code, ‘236’ is being introduced by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission in response to increasing demand for new numbers which is significantly driven by the needs of new smartphones.

Existing phone numbers won’t be affected and 604, 778 and 250 numbers will still be made available in most areas. However, the availability of phone numbers with ‘236’ will differ by community, depending on inventory and demand.

Photo via Mobile Syrup

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