Central Oklahoma to get new area code in addition to 405
January 9, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced Wednesday its approval of a plan for an additional area code for 19 central Oklahoma counties in the 405 area, including Oklahoma County and Oklahoma City.
The commission said the North American Numbering Plan Administrator will announce the new area code later this month and it will be available in July.
Starting in January 2021, callers will have to dial 10 digits that include the area code plus the seven-digit number.
Commission spokesman Matt Skinner said existing phone numbers will not be affected or changed, but ca...